Coaches

Joyah Spangler

Hey, check it out! As a coach, I like to focus on deep listening, bold physical/emotional choices and building a strong ensemble. I have experience in many different forms/philosophies of improv, including musical improv. I want to get down and dirty with your team to make some improv magic! ...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Ryan Barker

Hey there - I'd love to coach your practice group! I moved to New York in 2015 and I've been taking classes at UCB & performing around the city ever since. With a combined 7 years improv experience (4 in college and 3 here in the city) I'm excited to start coaching with the hopes of one day te...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

James Dwyer

***Check my website for workshops and classes http://www.jamesbdwyer.com/workshops.html*** I have been a performer and teacher at UCB for the past decade. Currently you can catch me on Friday nights performing with The Law Firm. My credits at the theatre also include ASSSSCAT, Career Day LA, p...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Gregory Roberts

Hello, my name is Greg and I'd be thrilled and honored to be able to coach or sub for your practice group or team. I'd love to help out improvisers who are going through the core levels of 101-401. I've studied at UCB since 2015 (both improv and sketch) and am currently in the Academy. I've ha...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Blaise Vacca

hey, I'm blaise! my pronouns are they/them because I bring the nuance of a full greek chorus to every coaching experience. I'm also queer. I'm passionate about improv that is Empathic, Earnest, and Enthusiastic. (EEE!) I'm a UCB Academy student and have been on house teams at the PIT and the ...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Alex Simmons

Hi, I'm Alex, and I wanna coach your improv team! I've been studying at UCB since ~2014 and I've had a ton of really great teachers, like: Chelsea Clarke, Zack Willis, Ben Rameaka, Kate Zelensky, and Michael Delaney. *Currently available most weeknights (except Tuesdays and Fridays!)
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Brendan Goggins

Hi, I want to coach your team! About me: I've being doing improv since 2011 and I currently perform with Magnet Theater house sketch team Newport. In the past I was on the Magnet house teams 1,000 Foot Whale Claw (improv), Squash, Pipe Dreams, and Startup (musical improv) as well as Danger ...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Naomi Pitt

Hey there, I'm Naomi, and I would love to coach your improv or sketch team! I improvise regularly with my indie teams Ghost Clique and Desert Rabbit & perform sketch with my house team at The Tank. I am also a writer for Remix - The Magnet Theater's diversity sketch lab. I am in the Advance...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Jen Albanese

Oh hi, didn't see you there. I would love to coach your improv team/practice group or direct your Sketch team! I've been studying Sketch & Improv at UCB since 2015. I am in Advanced Study in both programs. I've also dabbled in sketch and improv at The Magnet, Reckless, and CSz Philadelphia. My ...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

James Butler

Hello, I'd be super excited to coach your team! I currently perform on UCB's Lloyd Night with Din-Din. I've taken classes at UCB with Morgan Grace Jarrett, Doug Moe, Achilles Stamatelaky, Johnna Scrabis, and Zack Willis. My indie team 2 Chairz has been coached by Christina Dabney, Chrissie G...
Schedule updated 6 months ago