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 Klinman

Current Shows

Matt Klinman is a writer, performer and director living in New York City. Matt is currently a staff writer for Onion Digital Studios, directs the monthly UCB show Sketch Cram and is a proud member of the UCB Harold Team Surfing.

Matt was staff writer for The Onion News Network and a contributing writer for The Onion News Network on IFC, Onion SportsdomeĀ on Comedy Central, and The Onion in print. He has also written for AMC, LandlineTV, Jest.com, the Queen of Jordan, and the journal of Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics.

Matt has studied improv and sketch at UCB since commuting from college in Philadelphia to take Improv 101 in 2007.

Matt grew up in San Diego, California and started doing comedy at Haverford College where was in the sketch and improv troupe Lighted Fools, wrote/edited the college newspaper funny-page The Last Word and graduated with a B.S. in Geology.