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.

UCBT shows and performers win 2008 ECNY Awards

Congratulations to the following UCBT performers, shows, and staff who took home 2008 Emerging Comics of New York Awards. The ceremony was held at Comix in New York City on March 9th, 2009.

Best Host -- Leo Allen -- Whiplash

Best Improv Group -- Mother

Best Male Standup Comedian -- Kumail Nanjiani

Best One Person Show -- Kumail Nanjiani -- Unpronounceable

Best Sketch Comedy Group -- Derrick

Best Technician -- Pat Baer

Best Variety Show -- The Rejection Show

Emerging Comic Award -- Lennon Parham

Best Website -- Upright Citizens Brigade -- UCBcomedy.com