Coaches

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) Calico (Harold Night) Brief Dragon (Hosts of Indie Cage Match) The Trial ASP Improvised Gilmore Girls...
Schedule updated 20 days ago

David Barrera

// SKETCH // IMPROV // MUSICAL IMPROV // I write for UCB's Maude Night and I'm on a veteran musical improv house team at the Magnet. I've studied at UCB and Magnet since 2015, taken the Magnet's coaching class, and coached Magnet house teams. Absolutely love coaching UCB 301/401 practice ...
Schedule updated 21 days ago

Steven Polletta

Hello! I am a member of the UCBT Harold team Forever 21 and former house teams Sucker, Varsity, Party City, and Horse Girl. I am a co-producer and cast member of the monthly LGBTQIA+ improv show Here & Queer. I also perform at the theater with Moof. I started taking classes at UCB in 2013 ...
Schedule updated 22 days ago

Kristen Strong

Hey there! I'd like to coach you! I've studied improv at UCB since 2012 and currently perform with the Harold team Ritual for the UCB Theatre. I am also a co-host for the Tuesday night Improv Jam. I previously performed with the Lloyd teams Zaddy, Havoc, and Hotcake, in addition to The Overachiev...
Schedule updated 22 days ago

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 22 days ago

Clif Henning

First off, reps are more important than me talking, but if you want to know way too much about me, here you go: Hi folks, I'm Clif Henning and I want to coach your team. I like doing motivated improv, and I'd like to help you to do motivated improv as well. I like focusing on committed, gro...
Schedule updated 22 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 22 days ago

Lauren Clark

Figure out what works for you and do it as much as possible. There's no right or wrong, there is only weak and strong. I am honest and direct with my notes. I report what I see and we typically go from there, always jumping off from the basics and fundamentals of sustainable and repeatable co...
Schedule updated 22 days ago

Amanda Breen

Hi fam, let's do this! I'm a house team performer at UCB. Currently, I'm a member of the Harold Team, Calico. Previously (but forever in my heart), I was on the Lloyd Team, Hometown Tigers. I co-host of the Improv Jam, The Lady Jam and The Diversity Jam (all at UCB), and I created/produce Improv ...
Schedule updated 23 days ago

Nick Carrillo

Hey! I’m Nick, and you might know me from the Off-Broadway show “Puffs," or from teaching Levels 0-5 at The PIT. I’ve been performing improv and theater all over New York City for over 12 years, and I have studied both at UCB and The PIT. I have experience teaching/coaching both long and short-fo...
Schedule updated 23 days ago