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.

John Gemberling

John Gemberling has been performing comedy in New York City for over eight years. He is one  half of the comedy duo The Cowboy & John and co-creator/star of the Adult Swim series, Fat Guy Stuck in Internet. John has performed in shows on Showtime, Fuse, MTV, and Comedy Central, and has appeared in the films Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story, Twisted Fortune, and Palindromes by acclaimed director Todd Solondz. John has written for The Man Show, Fox Searchlight Pictures, MTV's Human Giant, and has developed shows at Comedy Central. He has performed with the sketch group The Brighter Side and can be seen weekly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre with his improv group Death By Roo Roo. He also used to be the lead singer of The Loose Nuts, a punk/ska band whose songs appeared on the soundtracks to the movies American Pie and The Toxic Avenger 4! John Gemberling! John Gemberling!