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.

Alison Rich

Alison is an actress, writer, and improviser. She got her start at UCBNY as an improviser on Harold Night (Creature, Rocks) and a writer-actor on Maude Night (Dweeb, Charlemagne, Hunk).  She won the UCB NBC Diversity Showcase in 2012, and then moved to LA to perform in the CBS Diversity Showcase.  She currently performs with the UCBLA Maude Team Tut.

Alison can be seen in the upcoming Paramount produced sitcom Resident Advisors and her MTV web series Peaked, which she wrote and co-created with Nicole Byer. She and collaborator Andrew Law won the IFC "Out of the Box" development deal at the New York Television Festival for their web series Incognito.

Other credits include staff writing for Funny or Die's Billy on the Street and appearing on Best Week Ever and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

Alison is proud to say she has the least jokey bio of all the UCB bios.