Coaches

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 about 1 year ago

TJ Del Reno

I have been doing improv since 2004. I was on two UCB house teams, KINSeY and City Mouse. At Reckless Theatre I was on Too Big of a Dog and All Gonna Die which now performs at The PIT on Air Punch. I am a cast member of Chica-GO-GO at The PIT with Jodi Lennon, Joe Bill, Mick Napier, Silvija Ozols...
Schedule updated about 1 year 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 ...
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Jess Augustyn

Howdy, I’m Jess though some call me Gus! I’ve been studying at UCB since 2017 and watching it even longer! You may have seen me around town with my indie team Jeeze, my all female sketch team Goth Girls, or on the other side of your emails at the UCB registrar. I’ve performed in ASPs like The...
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Rachel Taenzler

Hello! I am a performer on the UCBT Lloyd team Dog People and UCB's TourCo. I was previously on the Lloyd teams Statham and Judy Big Mouth. I've been studying at UCB since 2013 with a billion great teachers. I was in The Future is Female advanced class (Abra Tabak), as well as the ASPs The Mix...
Schedule updated about 1 year 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...
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Chris Zalis

Hi my name is Chris, and I would love to coach you. I am on the Lloyd team Bounce House, and have been in several ASPs (Overachiever, TGIF, Hallowed Halls, Excellent Cadaver, etc.). I think improv should above all else be really funny. I love to emphasize game, framing, and justifying so scenes ...
Schedule updated about 1 year ago

Brandon Dzirko

I'd love to work with you! Zoom improv practices can be fun!!! You can catch me on Harold Night with Game 7, formerly with Bounce House and The Outlaw. I've been in some fun ASP's: Feature Presentation (The Movie), Eclipse (The Bat), The Eleven O'Clock Number (Musical), and Hallowed Halls (Cre...
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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...
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Amir Khan

What up freaks? I'm on the UCB Harold team "Promises" where we like to have fun. I've studied under a bunch of people! And guess what? Here's a list of them: Jessica Morgan, Steven Polletta, John Timothy, Chelsea Clarke, Achilles Stamatelaky, Joey Price, Patrick Noth, Doug Moe, Corey Brown, Z...
Schedule updated about 1 year ago