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!
Stand-Up Classes & Workshops
This performance and writing workshop will cover all the basics of the form, including: generating material, joke writing, creating set lists and of course, actually doing stand up. Whether you’ve never picked up a microphone or you’re looking to get back in the habit, this class will help you figure out how you want to approach stand up comedy.
UCB's stand-up workshops allow students to drill on specific aspects of stand-up comedy. Past workshops include Joke Structure, Crafting Punchlines, The Game of the Joke, and more. These workshops are designed to give students a safe space to challenge themselves and break through to the next phase of their careers.
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!