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.

Gina Ippolito

Current Shows

Gina is originally from Boonton Township, New Jersey which she swears is an actual place that exists. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is a comedy writer and performer. She has written for such shows as ABC Digital's "Paper Dolls", and the Hulu original series, "The Morning After", and such websites as Break, NewMediaRockstars, and Babelgum. She also wrote for the 2013 CBS Diversity showcase.
A√‚¬†graduate of Penn State University, Gina has been studying improv and sketch comedy since 2007. She currently directs Sketch Cram, and was on the Maude team Goodman. Her other UCB credits include Spoiler Country, Let's Do This!, Cagematch, The Tournament of Nerds, UCB Thanksgiving Day Parade, Maude Night and her spank show, a Twilight Zone spoof entitled The Nightfall Realm. She is also a current sketch director at iO West Theater. Gina is a member of the long running, all girl indie improv team Slave Leia who has been together since 2009 and performed in the Del Close Marathon in New York, The Sarasota Improv Festival in Florida and the San Francisco Improv Festival as well as many LA improv venues.