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Stand-Up Program

Workshops and multi-week classes designed for anyone who wants to work on anything from material generation to performance.


Your Own Tight Five

The Upright Citizens Brigade Stand-Up program offers students the chance to improve their craft no matter where they are in their journey.

These performance and writing courses cover a wide variety of topics including generating material, joke structure, creating set lists and even the actual performance. Whether a student has never picked up a microphone of they're looking to get back into regular writing and performing, UCB has a class for everyone!

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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