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.

Daniel Berson

Daniel Berson is an actor, writer and director born and raised in the great state of Denver, Colorado. He has a degree in English and in Theater Studies from Yale University, where he directed his improv group, the Yale Ex!t Players. In addition to UCBTLA, Daniel has studied improv at UCBTNY, IO Chicago, and The Groundlings.

His comedy shorts have been featured on Funny or Die, College Humor, Gawker, and Huffington Post. In 2010, a video of him yelling in his underwear made him a minor celebrity in South Korea, where he appeared on the radio, the front page of Yahoo, and on network television.

Stateside credits include Don't Trust the B--- in Apt. 23 (ABC), Wedding Band (TBS), and the upcoming independent features It's Not You, It's Me and InAPPropriate Comedy.


Daniel also runs an educational media production company, which in addition to teaching Gap employees the best way to fold shirts, has developed online resources that help couples with their relationships. He is honored to be performing on Harold Night at UCBTLA.