Coaches

Roderick O'Toole

Well hot potato, if you're reading this, chances are you're in need of a coach and I'm here to tell you I'm your friggin' guy! I'm approachin' my coachin' with a sense of collaboration; I want to work together with you and your practice group or team to make some good improv. I believe in ident...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Elisa Ballou

Hi!! I'm Elisa and I would love to coach you! I've been studying improv at UCB since 2016. You can currently see me every Monday hosting and performing at Kaleidoscope, a long running improv mash-up show, and working at the UCB Training Center. I've also performed in a few ASPs including Concrete...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Kate Martino

I have been in the comedy community the past 2 years and have graduated with a Bachelors in theatre from UAlbany as well as the full improv program at The People’s Improv Theatre. At the moment, I produce and manage my all female improv team, The Jaynes, as well as our comedic sketch group, Fragm...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Ralf Jean-Pierre

Hello! I'm Ralf! I've been improvising non-stop most of my life, and I would love to coach your team. My approach is about embracing vulnerability, and finding your most playful, liberated self! I'm excited to work with teams who want to have more fun, be less self-conscious! My style i...
Schedule updated 5 days ago

Andrew Jonathan Barlow

Okay, I love coaching improv. I really just love improv. As a coach, I like to give the team ownership over their style and play. Do you like relationships and characters? Are you a game heavy team? Do you like narrative? Let's explore this together and find a style that allows your team to play ...
Schedule updated 5 days ago

Alex Cheng

Hi! I'm Alex, I'm on a house team at UCB, and I'd love to fight you and your whole group. Oh, you want me to coach you instead? That's fun too! My experience: I'm on the lovely UCB house Lloyd team Buckets!, and I'm a member of BABES, an indie team with big dreams and an even bigger heart. I'v...
Schedule updated 5 days ago

Dave Siegel

Experienced, effective veteran coach who is a former UCB Harold team performer and taught all core levels for years at the UCB Training Center. I've been regularly coaching improv in New York City since 2008, and have worked with everyone from 101 practice groups to established indie teams to...
Schedule updated 6 days ago

Anthony James Hargraves

Anthony is a performer, host, and producer from The Bronx, NY. His credits include We Will Slay (UCB), The Revenge (UCB Academy), The Code Switch (Caveat), and Underground Society (Armory House Team). He's the host of FlameCon and producer of shows like Don't Be Cool, Be Yourself (The Tank). He's...
Schedule updated 6 days ago

Brandon Zelman

Love discovering sweet team dynamics! Love developing crazy forms! Love finding those sweet, clear games! Teams: Promises (Harold Night, Lloyd Night, Multi-Time UCBW Cage Match Winners) Brief Dragon (Hosts of Indie Cage Match) The Trial ASP Improvised Gilmore Girls Doorman Big Kitten ...
Schedule updated 6 days ago

Matt Czap.

Hey, I'm Matt! I can coach your team/practice group at any level and usually have good last minute availability. I've been improvising since 2007 and have been at UCB since 2011. I'm currently on the UCB Harold team, Highwater and previously with Moose, Zaddy, and The Union. I was also in the ...
Schedule updated 7 days ago