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Improv Program

A world-renowned improvisational program guided by experienced instructors that has helped launch countless careers in entertainment.


A Comprehensive Approach to Longform Improv

The Upright Citizens Brigade Improv Program is a comprehensive training that immerses students in the world of longform improvisational comedy. From the foundational Improv 101 to our Advanced Improv Program, the UCB Training Center focuses on developing essential skills such as scene work, agreement, and how to heighten what's funny in a scene.

Led by experienced instructors, students learn to navigate the intricacies of collaboration, active listening, and playing the "game of the scene. The UCB Improv program is a launching pad for individuals seeking to not only improv their improvisational skills, but to thrive as comedic performers.

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Centered in East Hollywood, UCB has Training Center space in Silver Lake and around our Franklin Theater.

Classroom spaces available at our SoHo location and soon to be near our new theater space on E 14th street.

Take a class from anywhere in the world! UCB offers online comedy classes in Improv, Sketch, TV Writing, and more!


Take a Class at UCB

The UCB Training Center is a renowned comedy education institution with locations in New York and Los Angeles. From improvisation and sketch comedy to television writing, the UCB Training Center fosters provides aspiring comedians the tools and guidance to develop their comedic talents