Coaches

Sabrina Banes

Hi! I am an improviser, stand up comedian and Tarot reader in Brooklyn. I completed the Upright Citizens Brigade core improv program in 2019 and the Magnet Theater core improv program in 2022, and I have also studied at the Groundlings School, the Second City Chicago conservatory, the World's Gre...
Schedule updated 20 days ago

Chris Bouknight

Available for in-person or via Zoom. Current Magnet & Armory House team member. Improv is play! I wanna get your team up and at 'em with that style/sense of play. We should be having fun, right? Big fan of working with brand new teams searching for their team voice and building group dynamics. I ...
Schedule updated 24 days ago

Melissa Parker Caron


Schedule updated 24 days ago

Kayleigh Reichman

Hello! I'm Kayleigh (she/they) and I would love to coach your fully vaccinated practice group or indie team in person. I’ve been studying improv in NY since 2013, was in the UCB Academy, and have been on house teams Rogue One and The Overachievers at The Armory, and Dreamboat at the Magnet. ...
Schedule updated 24 days ago

Adam Hurd

Adam Hurd is a writer and comedian who writes slightly surreal genre fiction. He came to NYC in search of some kind of meaning to life and found improv instead. Working with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater as an intern and a student, he learned improv and comedy writing from some of the best...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Carolyn Egan

Heyoo it's Caro, if you and your team are vaxxed and ready to go, so am I. Since covfefe I have been performing improv and characters at the Squirrel, BCC, Improv Asylum, the PIT, and Caveat. Prior to that, I was on Harold night at UCB with the team Calico and on Lloyd night with the teams Hometo...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Joyah Spangler

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 was a house performer and instant team coach at Reckless Theatre, and have been an Adv...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

James Dwyer

I was a performer and teacher at UCB for the past decade. My credits at the theatre include The Law Firm, ASSSSCAT, poHa, Strife, One Man Harold, Harold Night, and more. Currently I perform around the city with my team Duchovny and occasionally sit in on a few shows in the city. I also host a pod...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Brandon Dzirko

In person improv is coming back, and I'd love to work with you! I’m fully vaccinated so I can coach in person. But if that’s not your jam, Zoom improv practices can be fun too! I was on the Harold Team Game 7 until the theater closed. Before that, I was on Lloyd with Bounce House and The Outla...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Leah Evans

Hello! My name is Leah. Chances are if you've been performing in the city, or are a new team looking for stage time, you've been on one of my shows. I've performed at many NYC venues including PIT, Magnet, UCB, UCBeast, The Tank, Creek and Cave, and many more. I served as Artistic Associate at Th...
Schedule updated 6 months ago