Coaches

Frank Angelini

Hi, I'm Frank! I started improvising in 2007, was a teacher at The Annoyance Theatre NY until its closing and was also the creator and artistic director of The Queen's Secret Improv Club (The QSIC.) I'm currently on the house team Sick Passenger at The PIT, and I've played on Detention and Salt ...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Betsy Helmer

Hey, hey, hey! I would love to coach your practice group or improv team! I have experience coaching over zoom, and would love to help you keep your skills sharp. Pre pandemic, I was on UCB's Lloyd night teams, "MONEY, money" and "Din Din." I'm in UCB's Academy and I'm an actor who does theater,...
Schedule updated over 2 years ago

Zach Young

Zach is writer and performer born and raised in Brooklyn. He's been studying and performing improv for over 10 years at UCB and can be seen performing with his Lloyd team Shrecc and his indie team You Remind Me of Rihanna. He would love to work with your practice group or team, if you have any...
Schedule updated over 2 years ago

Michelle Drozdick (Soloprov)

Online coaching only for now with reduced rates! Solo improv can be incredibly daunting, whether you're putting up your own show or just want to try it out. I am an active improviser (solo and ensemble), and sketch writer for Armory team "Extra Credit". I've put up multiple scripted and non...
Schedule updated over 2 years ago

Gregory Lotsvin


Schedule updated over 2 years ago

Silvia Menendez

Hi! My name is Silvia and I'd love to coach you! I perform on UCB's Harold Night with Days of Thunder and was formerly a member of Lloyd Team, Bounce House. I've taken classes at UCB with Johnna Scrabis, Lou Gonzalez, Anthony Appruzzese, Molly Thomas, and Caroline Martin. Former indie teams inclu...
Schedule updated almost 3 years ago

Alex Armesto

I’ve been doing improv and loving it for about 7 years. I began my training by studying with Mainstage Improv. I’ve been studying and performing with UCB since I’ve lived in New York. I have also studied with various members of The Annoyance and members of Chicago teams so I have a good range of ...
Schedule updated almost 3 years ago

Caitlin Puckett

Oh, hello there! I've been studying at UCB since 2011 under improv greats such as Mike Still, Abra Tabak, Will Hines, Anthony Atamanuik, Don Fanelli, Achilles Stamatelaky, Gavin Speiller, Shannon O'Neil, Brandon Gardner, Laura Grey, and other fantastic people. I am on UCB weekend team Higgi...
Schedule updated almost 3 years 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 almost 3 years 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 almost 3 years ago