Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has affordable, comedy shows seven nights a week in NYC and LA. Watch the best improv, sketch and standup in the country. Our original comedy video productions have garnered the national spotlight. We also run the first nationally accredited improv and sketch comedy school in the country. For information on our courses, visit the Training Center.

Nicholas Mandernach

Nick Mandernach is a writer/comedian and a Los Angeles native. He has studied at UCB since 2007 and performs with his Harold team, John Velvet. With his team Shakedown Nick co-hosts the indie improv night Room 101. Nick also writes, performs, and dances with his sketch group Hip Hop Penguin.

UCB credits include: Harold Night, Cagematch, March Madness Finals, Indie Improv Tournament Finals, Hip Hop Penguin: Droppin Truth Bombs in Yo Earholes, Quick & Funny Musicals, and Mix Tape