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.

Austin Rodrigues

Austin Rodrigues is a performer, writer and stand up comedian. He's been featured in videos for Comedy Central, College Humor, SRSLY and in commercials for Captain Morgan and Budweiser.


Austin currently hosts the weekly show B.Y.O.T. at the UCB East every Sunday. At the UCB, he has also performed in The Big Shrink, Cool Shit/Weird Shit, Gentrify, The Tony Show, Stand Up Smack Down, 99 Comics For The 99%, The Hunger Games Show, The Del Close Marathon, Backyard Brawl, One Night Stand and with Summer and Eve, among others.


He has studied improv and sketch at the UCB since 2006.