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.

Pat Baer

Pat Baer was born and raised in Northford, CT. He moved to NYC in 2001 and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Pat started out as an intern at UCB and became the Head of the Tech department in 2004. He started his improv training in September 2002, and has studied under various teachers including Sean Conroy, Kevin Mullaney, Charlie Todd, Billy Merritt, and Ian Roberts. Pat received the ECNY award for Best Technician in 2005, 2007, and 2008. Pat currently runs the annual 3 on 3 Improv Tournament, which is the first show he ever hosted for UCB. He is also the Head Tech at UCBEast, and the Technical Director of both UCBs. Pat spent 2 years performing on Harold Night with Bangs and Penthouse Riot. Currently, Pat curates and hosts 404ing It: Breaking (Down) the Internet, a monthly show about awesome things on the Internet.