Coaches

Lilian Tanner

Look! I'm laughing in my picture so you know that I'm funny. Hi, I'm Lilian. I've been improvising for 5 years. I've studied at UCB with Molly Lloyd, Doug Moe, Keisha Zollar, and John Timothy. I've performed with my indie team Stranded truly everywhere in the city, and I've been on Boogiemanja at...
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David Armstrong


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Michael McLarnon

I love improv and have studied it at the Magnet Theater and the UCB. I've coached a number of groups, from newly-formed practice groups to indie teams, to Circuit and Supernova groups. I'm currently a member of Magnet Theater house improv team Titan, and former member of Dog Scarf and Call ...
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Leanna McMillin

I want to coach your practice group! I am a thoughtful and enthusiastic coach who loves working with beginners (101/201 level). I will help you master the basics of scene work and play from a grounded place. I'm currently in the Advanced Study program at UCB, was a member of the 10,000 Ho...
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Matt McCormick

Hey! I'm Matt, and I want to coach your improv team. I've been learning long-form improv since 2014. I'm currently in the UCB Academy program, and I've been taught by Gavin Speiller, Shaun Diston, Nicole Drespel, Patrick Noth, Zack Willis, Silvija Ozols, Casey Feigh, Anthony Apruzzese, Kevin H...
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Joyah Spangler

Hey, check it out! 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 want to get down and dirty with your team to make some improv magic! ...
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Ryan Barker

Hey there - I'd love to coach your practice group! I moved to New York in 2015 and I've been taking classes at UCB & performing around the city ever since. With a combined 7 years improv experience (4 in college and 3 here in the city) I'm excited to start coaching with the hopes of one day te...
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Maritza Montañez

I perform and teach at UCB Theatre and Training Center in New York. I currently improvise with At Last! on Harold Night and Living Room: The First Generation, and co-host The Lady Jam. I previously improvised with Harold team Party City, Lloyd teams seventeen and The Nightmare, bilingual improv t...
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James Dwyer

***Check my website for workshops and classes http://www.jamesbdwyer.com/workshops.html*** I have been a performer and teacher at UCB for the past decade. Currently you can catch me on Friday nights performing with The Law Firm. My credits at the theatre also include ASSSSCAT, Career Day LA, p...
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Chris Stewart

Hi! I'm Chris and I'd be happy to be your new coach! I play Xander in Improvised Buffy at the Kraine Theatre which is being produced by Matthew Woods. It’s been playing monthly since March 2018. I started studying improv in 2012 at Rollins College under David Charles who is a regular playe...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago