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.

Nathan Russell

Nathan Russell makes films and comedy in New York City.

At UCB he currently performs Friday Nights with Bucky and was previously a member of the Harold teams Very Good Kiss and The Opera, as well as UCB Beta (video sketch) team The Brig.

As a filmmaker his work has screened at international film festivals including Sundance, SXSW, Hot Docs and IDFA.

He is the Editor of the feature films Kumare‚ (2011 SXSW Audience Award Winner, Kino Lorber), 99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film‚ (2013 Sundance Film Festival, Participant Media), and We Cause Scenes: The Rise of Improv Everywhere‚ (2013 SXSW).

He will never refuse an ice cream cone under any circumstance.