Coaches

Ginny Sanborn

Hi guys! I'm Ginny and I'd love to coach your improv team! You can catch me on UCB's Lloyd Night with my team, Din Din. Or maybe you saw me last year on Fight Clurb! I've been in the ASPs The Feed, Tag City, Hallowed Halls, and can be seen boppin' around stages in NYC with my longtime indie te...
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Lane Koivu

Howdy, _____! My name is Lane Pumpernickel Koivu (COY-VIEW, which means "Jokerman" in Finnish), and I'd love to make YOU the best improviser you can be. Zip. Zap. Zucchini! Let's go!!! A little bit about me: I started doing pickup improv games with Paul Sills and Bernard Sahlins in Hyde Park i...
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Amanda Poryes

Hiiiiii I would love to coach your indie team/practice group. My first job, ever, was "teaching" improv to children in a theatre summer camp. By "teaching" I mean telling kids to play pretend... better? Since then, I've studied longform at the Groundlings for two months before moving to N...
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Nicholas Thomas

Hi I'm Nick and I'm here to hopefully coach your Improv group or direct your sketch team, yep I can do both. I am an actor, writer and director and have been performing in NYC for the last ten years, oh and I am Australian. I like to focus on relationships, grounded performances, physicality and ...
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Tarik Davis

I've been performing improv for 20 years. I am currently performing in Shamilton, an improvised musical by Baby Wants Candy at UCB as well as the PIT's longest running improv team The Baldwins and have been part of the monthly Comedy People's Time since 2015. I joined Freestyle Love Supreme in 20...
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John Timothy

John is a member of the UCB team The Curfew. Past work at the UCB includes the Harold teams Sandino, A Sparrow, and Namaste. He was also a writer/director on the Beta Team Horse + Horse. He has trained at the UCB since 2006 with the likes of Betsy Stover, Neil Casey, Doug Moe, Porter Mason, Dyna ...
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Paris Adkins

Hey! I'm Paris and I'd love to coach your indie team/practice group/whatever! I've been studying at UCB since 2015, and I've taken a TON of classes, including Advanced Study and Academy Performance classes such as Pure Comedy, Fall Stock (Musical Improv), The Excellent Cadaver, Fragile Spine, ...
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Brian F Morabito

I'm violently lactose intolerant, I don't move in my sleep, and I’d love to coach your team. I'm on Lloyd, Maude, I've worked on Comedy Central, improv'ed my way into four national/international commercials, headlined the Vermont Improv Festival two years in a row, have a BFA in acting from Carne...
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Lou Gonzalez

I have been doing Impov/Sketch for 10 years. I am a regular performer and teacher at the UCB theatre. I love working with folks finding their voice in comedy. Lets have a good time and not take any of this way too seriously. Lets make bold choices and look stupid. We are just adult playing prete...
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Matthew Woods

Hello! I'm the Artistic Director/coach of Improvised Buffy. I specialize in TV improv, but I coach and produce several different shows at The PIT, Under St. Marks, and The Kraine Theater. I once starred in a super hero mini-series called "The Adventures of Hot Head" by Timid Jester Production...
Schedule updated over 2 years ago