Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

Brandon Gardner

Brandon is a writer, performer, director and teacher at the UCB Theater in NY. A native of Saranac Lake, NY, Brandon graduated from Binghamton University with a degree in Theatre and performed with the improv/sketch comedy group, "The Pappy Parker Players."

Brandon is a member of the UCB TourCo All-Stars with whom he performs and teaches workshops across the country. When he isn't touring Brandon can be seen performing every weekend with Let's Have a Ball, The Curfew and Improv Nerds at the UCB NY and UCB East theaters. As a writer, Brandon has written over twenty original sketch shows with UCB Maude Teams as well as the political one-act play HOT TEA.


Brandon is proud to have been a teacher at the UCB Training Center since 2009 where is the world record holder for level 201 classes taught.

Upcoming Courses

  • Improv 201 - Game of the Scene
    Tues and Thurs 3:30-6:30pm starts 9/29/15
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  • Improv 410 - Game Focus
    Wednesdays 3:15-6:15 starts 10/7/15
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