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 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 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Anthony Atamanuik SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Thursdays 9am-12pm starts 8/6/15 Thu August 6, 2015, 9:00am EDT Anthony Atamanuik 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 Wednesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/12/15 Wed August 12, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Shaun Diston SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/13/15 Thu August 13, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Molly Lloyd 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 Click here to Register
Improv 101 Mon and Thurs 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/24/15 Mon August 24, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Kate Riley Click here to Register
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm starts 8/31/15 Mon August 31, 2015, 9:00am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:15am-4:15pm starts 9/8/15 Tue September 8, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive Click here to Register
Improv 101 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 9/13/15 Sun September 13, 2015, 11:30am EDT Joey Price SOLD OUT
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 9:05am-4:05pm starts 9/14/15 Mon September 14, 2015, 9:05am EDT Intensive Click here to Register

Improv 201: The Game of the Scene

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 201 Wednesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/29/15 Wed July 29, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Zack Willis Click here to Register
Improv 201 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 8/2/15 Sun August 2, 2015, 11:30am EDT Corey Brown Click here to Register
Improv 201 Mon-Fri 9:15am-12:15pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 9:15am EDT Intensive SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Mondays 12:15-3:15pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 12:15pm EDT Langan Kingsley SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Morgan Grace Jarrett Click here to Register
Improv 201 Mondays 7-10pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Aaron Jackson SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Mondays 7-10pm starts 8/10/15 Mon August 10, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Johnna Scrabis SOLD OUT
Improv 201 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 8/13/15 Thu August 13, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Lydia Hensler 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 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 7/28/15 Tue July 28, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Ben Rameaka SOLD OUT
Improv 301 Wednesdays 12-3pm starts 7/29/15 Wed July 29, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Patrick Noth SOLD OUT
Improv 301 Wednesday 3:30-6:30pm starts 7/29/15 Wed July 29, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Aaron Jackson Click here to Register
Improv 301 Fridays 6:30-9:30pm starts 8/7/15 Fri August 7, 2015, 6:30pm EDT David Siegel Click here to Register
Improv 301 Mondays 9am-12pm starts 8/10/15 Mon August 10, 2015, 9:00am EDT Don Fanelli Click here to Register
Improv 301 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/17/15 Mon August 17, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Shaun Diston Click here to Register
Improv 301 Wednesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/19/15 Wed August 19, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Anthony Atamanuik Click here to Register

Improv 401: Harold Workshop

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 401 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 8/4/15 Tue August 4, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Don Fanelli SOLD OUT
Improv 401 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm starts 8/16/15 Sun August 16, 2015, 6:30pm EDT David Siegel SOLD OUT
Improv 401 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 8/20/15 Thu August 20, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Kate Riley SOLD OUT

Advanced Study Improv

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Advanced Study Harold Wednesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/12/15 Wed August 12, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Kate Riley View Course

Sketch 101: Sketch Writing Basics

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 101 Mondays 12-3pm starts 8/3/15 Mon August 3, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Geoff Garlock SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm starts 8/9/15 Sun August 9, 2015, 6:30pm EDT Damian Chadwick SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Thursdays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 8/13/15 Thu August 13, 2015, 11:30am EDT Brandon Bassham SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/17/15 Mon August 17, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Brandon Bassham SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Tuesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/11/15 Tue August 18, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Madalyn Baldanzi SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 8/27/15 Thu August 27, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Brandon Bassham SOLD OUT
Sketch 101 Mondays 12:15-3:15pm starts 9/21/15 Mon September 21, 2015, 12:15pm EDT Georgie Aldaco SOLD OUT

Sketch 201: Developing Professional Tools

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
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 Click here to Register
Sketch 201 Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/6/15 Thu August 6, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Caitlin Bitzegaio SOLD OUT
Sketch 201 Mondays 7-10pm starts 8/17/15 Mon August 17, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Brandon Bassham SOLD OUT
Sketch 201 Wednesdays 3:30-6:30pm starts 8/19/15 Wed August 19, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Madalyn Baldanzi SOLD OUT
Sketch 201 Thursday 3:30-6:30 starts 8/27/15 Thu August 27, 2015, 3:30pm EDT Brandon Bassham SOLD OUT
Sketch 201 Mondays 11:30am-2:30pm starts 9/21/15 Mon September 21, 2015, 11:30am EDT Brandon Bassham SOLD OUT

Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 301 Tuesdays 7-10pm starts 7/28/15 Tue July 28, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Brandon Bassham SOLD OUT
Sketch 301 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 7/30/15 Thu July 30, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Damian Chadwick SOLD OUT
Sketch 301 Thursdays 12-3pm starts 8/13/15 Thu August 13, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Caitlin Bitzegaio SOLD OUT

Elective Courses

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv for Teens Mon-Fri 12-3pm starts 8/10/15 Mon August 10, 2015, 12:00pm EDT Brennan Mulligan SOLD OUT
Improv 410 Sundays 3-6pm starts 8/9/15 Sun August 9, 2015, 3:00pm EDT Frank Garcia-Hejl Click here to Register
Improv 411 Thursdays 7-10pm starts 8/6/15 Thu August 6, 2015, 7:00pm EDT Morgan Grace Jarrett SOLD OUT
Special Tuesday 3-6 7/28/15 Tue July 28, 2015, 3:00pm EDT Margot Leitman SOLD OUT