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.

Mary Holland

Mary Holland is an improvisor and actress originally from Galax, VA. She received her BFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University, and studied at iO Chicago. After moving to LA, she continued studying at UCB. 

Television credits include: Comedy Bang! Bang!, Tosh.O, and national commercial spots, including ads for Cascade, Temptations Cat Treats, Fiat, and Farmer's Insurance. She has made several videos with Funny or Die, including Raw Food Thanksgiving, NYC Sidewalk Pits of Doom, Snoozeroom (Ep. 4), Backseat Italians, Tidy Ghost, 1-900-HOT-GIRLS, and she also co-wrote/starred in Exorcism of Sarah Jo

UCB credits include: Harold team John Velvet, Maude team New MoneyWilhelm (performing the improvised movie), Big Grande's Little Sketch Show, Those Magnificent Moms, The Heroic Death of Captain Scott, Ravenous (written and performed by Lauren Lapkus, Lindsey Jacobson, and Mary Holland), UCB Character Bonanza, John Velvet: Macroscene, Brand New Ball, UCB Cagematch, Long Hard Improv Jam, Sketch Showdown (current champions, The Clover Club), Hip Hop Penguin's Graduation AssemblySketch Cram, and more!

She is currently working on a pilot and screenplay with her writing partner Lauren Lapkus. She also writes and performs on her two person team Fiddler's Green with Matt Newell. 

Visit her website - marycholland.com for more info!