Coaches

Chris Bell

Chris has coached teams that appear in the Magnet Musical Megawatt, Magnet Musical Circuit, indie teams, and practice groups for over a year. Chris has also co-lead workshops in schools both in and out of NYC. Chris has a BFA in Theatre Arts. He has written, directed, and performed in NYC for ...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Helen Shih

Hello! Helen is excited to coach sketch comedy. She is a founder, writer, performer, and producer of Overstep Comedy. Overstep is an Asian-American sketch team founded in New York dedicated to increasing representation in comedy. Overstep was a headliner of the Asian Comedy Festival (The PIT, 202...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Topher Wagner

Hey there, friend! I'm Topher and I'd love to coach your practice group or team! I'm super down to work on group dynamics, game, justification, grounding scenes, new forms, hell we could just do 2 hours of object work but mostly I want to discuss and cater to what your group wants to work on m...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Blake Opper

Hi, I'm Blake and I'm a big ole improv nerd. Let's be improv nerds together! This art form is as difficult as it is rewarding I'd love to work with your indie team or practice group to tackle some of the hard parts of improv! Here's some things that are meant to sound impress impressive: I'...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Fu Goto


Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Sebastian Conelli

Sebastian is a writer and performer from Staten Island, New York. He has studied and performed improv and sketch comedy at the Magnet Theater and the Upright Citizen Brigade Theater since 2010. He has had the privilege of studying under Peter McNerney, Armando Diaz, Russ Armstrong, Jordan Kleepe...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Adam Hurd

Hi, I'm Adam and I'd love to coach your practice group or team! I think that reacting with emotional truth and honesty is very important to keeping the base reality of a scene grounded. The more real we can make the world, the crazier and funnier the game stuff will be when we get back to it. ...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Matt Aromando

Hello, I'm interested in coaching your improv and sketch teams! In improv, I like to focus on listening, relationships, game, and keeping scenes grounded. I can also help practicing forms such as the Harold, Monoscene, La Ronde, Expansion, Deconstruction, Spokane, Slacker, Montage, Free Form, ...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Otter Lee

Hi, I'm Otter, and I'd love to coach your long improv or sketch team! Most recently, my all Asian sketch team Overstep has performed several sold out shows at the PIT. I'm also currently on the sketch house team Chalametallica! I have plenty of exercises and warm ups up my sleeve, but I co...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Ginny Sanborn

Hi guys! I'm Ginny and I'd love to coach your improv team! You can catch me on UCB's Lloyd Night with my team, Din Din. Or maybe you saw me last year on Fight Clurb! I've been in the ASPs The Feed, Tag City, Hallowed Halls, and can be seen boppin' around stages in NYC with my longtime indie te...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago