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.

Matt Dennie

Matt is an actor, writer, and comedian originally from Washington state. He has had the privilege of working with many amazing teachers including Chris Gethard, Brandon Gardner, Gavin Speiller, Will Hines, Michael Delaney, Jordan Klepper, and many more.

He is currently a performer on the Harold team Higgins. Previous teams include Guthrie, Big Margaret, and Spooky Ghost. Along with Josh Sharp, he is a creator and host of the alternative comedy showcase COOL SHIT/WEIRD SHIT which can be seen every month at the UCBEast. The two have also had two sketch shows run at the theatre: GUMP and MANEATER.

In addition Matt has directed numerous  shows at UCB. He's appeared on Nikki and Sara LiveĀ for MTV and Rejected Pitches for Above Average. He was also named a Time Out NY "Comic to Watch."