Coaches

Connor Johnston

I'm Connor :) and I'm an actor and comedian in NYC. I've been studying at UCB since 2015. You can see me performing with my indie team, Microdose (@microdoseimprov on Instagram) as well as recently on the UCB stage in the Block Party ASP, as a guest on Here & Queer, and Monoscene ASH and Magic Re...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Shawtane Monroe Bowen

Hi! My name is Shawtane Bowen and I would love to coach your improv team. I have 5 years experience as a performer on UCB's Harold Night and Lloyd. I was also on 3 improv house teams at The PIT. I am a founding member of Astronomy Club, the first all-black house team at UCB. Our new series...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Kate Martino

I have been in the comedy community the past 2 years and have graduated with a Bachelors in theatre from UAlbany as well as the full improv program at The People’s Improv Theatre. At the moment, I produce and manage my all female improv team, The Jaynes, as well as our comedic sketch group, Fragm...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Ralf Jean-Pierre

Hello! I'm Ralf! I've been improvising non-stop most of my life, and I would love to coach your team. My approach is about embracing vulnerability, and finding your most playful, liberated self! I'm excited to work with teams who want to have more fun, be less self-conscious! My style i...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Andrew Jonathan Barlow

Okay, I love coaching improv. I really just love improv. As a coach, I like to give the team ownership over their style and play. Do you like relationships and characters? Are you a game heavy team? Do you like narrative? Let's explore this together and find a style that allows your team to play ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months ago

Fu Goto


Schedule updated 4 months ago