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.

Neil Casey

Neil Casey has been performing at the UCB Theatre since 2001 and teaching since 2007.

He has improvised in dozens of main stage shows at the UCB including Monkeydick, Instant Cinema, Death By Roo Roo, and ASSSSCAT.

He also improvises as one quarter of Krompf and one half of the Two Man Movie and the shorter of the duo Casey & Woods.

Neil has written and acted in many sketch shows over the years including Your Favorite Thing, Neil Casey's Sentimental Irish Christmas and Small Men

He has directed dozens of shows including Katie Dippold's One-Woman Murder Mystery, God's Pottery Saves the World, Waiting For Obama: A Night at the Hall of Presidents and many other sketch reviews, variety shows, showcases, and monthly house team productions.

Neil wrote for Season 38 of Saturday Night Live, Season 2 of Inside Amy Schumer, and Season 3 of Kroll Show. He has been nominated for two WGA Awards and two Prime-Time Emmy Awards.

He has appeared on Saturday Night Live on NBC in a giraffe costume, Fat Guy Stuck in Internet on Adult Swim, Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City, The League and Kroll Show on Comedy Central, Playing House on USA and on the big screen in Derrick Comedy's Mystery Team, the upcoming Brother's Keeper and Fort Tilden which won the the Grand Jury Award at the 2014 SxSW Film Festival.

You can also catch him in a million videos from CollegeHumor, FunnyOrDie, and UCBcomedy which you can call up on your laptop or Roku box or whatever you prefer.

Neil has a degree in English with a concentration in Drama and a minor in Theatre from the University of Delaware where he studied stage directing under internationally renowned director and Brecht scholar Dr. Heinz-Uwe Haus. He studied improv under Armando Diaz, Michael Delaney, Kevin Mullaney, Owen Burke, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh.