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.

Josh Patten

Josh Patten is a writer for Saturday Night Live and a performer with UCB weekend team Grandma's Ashes and occasional CageMatch participants Fuck That Shit (A Comedy Team). He has also written for the Emmy Awards, the ESPY Awards, Comedy Central Roasts and various other TV things that hopefully made you laugh.

Josh began studying and performing improv in 2005 with Washington Improv Theater in D.C, before moving to New York and beginning his training at UCB in 2007, under the outstanding nonet of Charlie Todd, Shannon O'Neill, Curtis Gwinn, Porter Mason, Chris Gethard, Anthony King, Zach Woods, Anthony Atamanuik and Dyna Moe. He has previously performed with Oscarbait, Dogbasket, Identity Theft, The Bishop, Ragnarock and American Cousin.

Josh can do a pitch perfect impression of both Bill Clinton AND the grunt at the end of Home Improvement theme song, but prefers the latter.