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.

Natasha Rothwell

Natasha Rothwell is a comedy performer, writer and director living and working in New York. This sometimes worries her mother.

Natasha is a graduate of the University of Maryland theater program where she was a Creative and Performing Arts Scholar. She has performed at The Kennedy Center, Studio Theatre, Olney Theatre, and Arena Stage. After moving to New York, she studied at The Peoples Improv Theater where she won the NBC Universal Diversity Scholarship, and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater where she was selected to perform at the Just for Laughs 2012: New Faces Characters Showcase in Montreal. Her parents cried.

In addition to the Just for Laughs Festival she has been invited to perform at comedy festivals over the country: DC Comedy Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, Del Close Improv Marathon, Toronto International Improv Festival, Charleston Comedy Festival, Philadelphia Improv Festival, DuoFest, Dirty South Improv Festival, Mid-Atlantic Improv Festival, and the Baltimore Improv Festival.

Natasha is currently a cast member of the Maude team (212), and performs with The Curfew. Previous teams include: Dinner (Maude Night), Kinsey (Lloyd Night), Neighbor Boy (Maude Night), and Goodgirl (Harold Night). Other UCB Shows currently running at the theater include: Take it Personal: The Hip Hop Improv Show with Cipha Sounds.

Natasha also performs in the award-winning duo Hodapp and Rothwell and is also a very proud member of The Striking Viking Story Pirates. She s a regular on TV Land's Best Night In and can be seen on season six of Wild N' Out with Nick Cannon on MTV2.