Coaches

Benjamin Cohen

Hey everyone, I really love improv and I'd love to work with your group! I love working on lots of things but especially: Physicality, Connectivity, Listening, Storytelling, and Getting the fucking fuck out of your head. I'm also a Screenwriting & Improv teacher at the NYFA and ESRA schools....
Schedule updated 7 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 8 days ago

David Barrera

Improv + Musical Improv + Sketch I write for UCB's Maude Night and I'm on a musical improv house team at the Magnet. I've studied at UCB and the Magnet since 2015, taken the Magnet's coaching class, and coached Magnet house teams. I'm also in UCB's Academy and am a major game head. Absolut...
Schedule updated 8 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 9 days ago

Andrew Ontiveros

Hello! I'm Andrew! 🏄🏄🏄 I don't surf, but I do improvise! Let's work on following the fun, playing Game, listening skills, honest reactions, and supporting your teammates! Let's make sure you're still having fun while trying to make sense of a scene! Love doing classic Pattern Game Harolds, o...
Schedule updated 9 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 9 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 10 days ago

Kris Wiener

Hey Fellow Improvisers! I'm a UCB trained improviser with a background in Meisner acting, so my jam is very much emotional commitment and truthful reactions with an emphasis on real tight listening. But also I'm down to just be silly for a few hours if you're trying to shake off some stress! I...
Schedule updated 10 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, the indie team that has critics buzzing. I've also been on ...
Schedule updated 11 days ago

Anne Hogan

Hey! I'm Anne Hogan and I'd be super excited to work with your team. Let's figure out what makes you tick and get into it! I'm a big proponent of the basics--listening, reacting, and trusting yourself and your team so you can create something really cool together. I love to play around with ph...
Schedule updated 11 days ago