Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

Courses Available for Registration

Because of extremely high demand, it's difficult to sign up for a UCB class.

Here's what to expect:
  • Classes sell out very quickly, sometimes less than a minute.
  • Wait lists - We do not maintain wait lists for sold out classes.
  • Classes are posted 2-6 weeks ahead time.
  • New classes are added constantly, we recommend checking frequently.
  • Classes are announced on twitter @UCBClassesNYC.
  • We offer classes morning, afternoon and evenings 7 days a week.
  • More answers at can be found in the frequently asked questions section.

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 101 Saturdays 12-3pm starts 7/11/15 Sat July 11, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Matt Dennie SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Saturdays 12-3pm starts 7/11/15 Sat July 11, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Cathryn Mudon SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/11/15 Sat July 11, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Langan Kingsley SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm starts 7/12/15 Sun July 12, 2015, 6:30pm EDT Brennan Mulligan SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 7/13/15 Mon July 13, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:05am-4:05pm starts 7/13 Mon July 13, 2015, 9:05am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Fridays 6:30-9:30pm starts 7/17/15 Fri July 17, 2015, 6:30pm EDT James Dwyer SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 7/20/15 Mon July 20, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:15am-4:15pm starts 7/20/15 Mon July 20, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 7/21/15 Tue July 21, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Silvija Ozols SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 7/27/15 Mon July 27, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:15am-4:15pm starts 7/27/15 Mon July 27, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mondays 6:45-9:45pm starts 7/27/15 Mon July 27, 2015, 6:45pm EDT Ben Rameaka SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Tues and Thurs 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/28/15 Tue July 28, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Chelsea Clarke SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:15am-4:15pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 8/10/15 Mon August 10, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:15am-4:15pm starts 8/10/15 Mon August 10, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 8/17/15 Mon August 17, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 8/24/15 Mon August 24, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 8/31/15 Mon August 31, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT

Improv 201: The Game of the Scene

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 201 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 7/7/15 Tue July 7, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Molly Lloyd SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/11/15 Sat July 11, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Carrie McCrossen SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 7/12/15 Sun July 12, 2015, 11:30am EDT Brennan Mulligan SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Wednesdays 7-10pm starts 7/15/15 Wed July 15, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Zack Willis SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Saturdays 12-3pm starts 7/18/15 Sat July 18, 2015, 12:00pm EDT David Siegel SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 7/19/15 Sun July 19, 2015, 11:30am EDT Patrick Clair SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Mon-Fri 9:15am-12:15pm starts 7/20/15 Mon July 20, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Tues and Thurs 3-6pm starts 7/21/15 Tue July 21, 2015, 3:00pm EDT Brandon Gardner SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 8/2/15 Sun August 2, 2015, 11:30am EDT Corey Brown SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Mon-Fri 9:15am-12:15pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 8/13/15 Thu August 13, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Ben Rameaka SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Mon-Fri 9:15am-12:15pm starts 8/17/15 Mon August 17, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 301 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm starts 7/12/15 Sun July 12, 2015, 6:30pm EDT Zack Willis SOLD OUT
Improv 301 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 7/14/15 Tue July 14, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Chelsea Clarke SOLD OUT
Improv 301 Mondays 7-10pm starts 7/27/15 Mon July 27, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Corey Brown SOLD OUT
Improv 301 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 7/28/15 Tue July 28, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Ben Rameaka SOLD OUT

Improv 401: Harold Workshop

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 401 Wednesdays 12:15-3:15pm starts 7/8/15 Wed July 8, 2015, 12:15pm EDT Nicole Drespel SOLD OUT
Improv 401 Mondays 7-10pm starts 7/13/15 Mon July 13, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Silvija Ozols SOLD OUT

Advanced Study Improv

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Advanced Study Improv Tuesdays 6:45-9:45pm starts 7/28/15 Tue July 28, 2015, 6:45pm EDT Frank Garcia-Hejl View Course

Sketch 101: Sketch Writing Basics

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 101 Thursdays 12:15-3:15pm starts 7/9/15 Thu July 9, 2015, 12:15pm EDT Ben Wietmarschen SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 7/12/15 Sun July 12, 2015, 11:30am EDT Aaron Burdette SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm starts 7/12/15 Sun July 12, 2015, 6:30pm EDT Georgie Aldaco SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Mondays 12-3pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Geoff Garlock SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Tuesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/11/15 Tue August 11, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Madalyn Baldanzi SOLD OUT

Sketch 201: Developing Professional Tools

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 201 Mondays 9am-12pm starts 7/13/15 Mon July 13, 2015, 9:00am EDT Zack Phillips Click here to Register
Sketch 201 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 7/30/15 Thu July 30, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Madalyn Baldanzi SOLD OUT
Sketch 201 Sundays 3-6pm starts 8/2/15 Sun August 2, 2015, 3:00pm EDT Colin Elzie SOLD OUT
Sketch 201 Sundays 3-6pm starts 8/2/15 Sun August 2, 2015, 3:00pm EDT Damian Chadwick SOLD OUT

Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 301 Tuesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/7/15 Tue July 7, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Erik Tanouye SOLD OUT
Sketch 301 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 7/23/15 Thu July 23, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Geoff Garlock SOLD OUT
Sketch 301 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/27/15 Mon July 27, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Geoff Garlock SOLD OUT
Sketch 301 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 7/28/15 Tue July 28, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Aaron Burdette SOLD OUT
Sketch 301 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 7/30/15 Thu July 30, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Damian Chadwick SOLD OUT

Elective Courses

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv for Teens Mon-Fri 12-3pm starts 7/20/15 Mon July 20, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Patrick Noth SOLD OUT
Improv for Teens Mon-Fri 12-3pm starts 8/10/15 Mon August 10, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Brennan Mulligan SOLD OUT
Character 101 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/20/15 Mon July 20, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Frank Garcia-Hejl SOLD OUT
Sketch Elective Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/18/15 Sat July 18, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Zack Phillips SOLD OUT
Special Wednesdays 12-3pm starts 7/8/15 Wed July 8, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Shana Lory SOLD OUT