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.

Nate Dern

Current Shows

Nate Dern is a comedic actor, writer and the Artistic Director of the UCB Theatre in New York.

He can be seen performing live weekly with his improv comedy team WHAT I DID FOR LOVE Saturdays at 10pm at UCBeast.

Nate's acting credits include appearances on ESPN's Silly Little Game, The Onion News Network, The Colbert Report, MTV's TRL, the CW's Beauty and the Geek, the CW's Gossip Girl, HBO's Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, Boardwalk Empire, feature film The Sisterhood Of Night (2013), CollegeHumor Originals, hosting on Sundance Channel, and commercial work for AT&T, Comcast, American Express, LL Bean, Comedy Central, Embassy Suites, and more.

Outside of comedy, Nate is the owner/operator of video production company NOJLĀ Films and is currently a sociology PhD student at Columbia University. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.