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.

Jenny Hagel

Current Shows

Jenny is a comedy writer and performer in NYC.

She currently works as a writer for the comedy prank show Impractical Jokers (TruTV) and as a freelance contributor to Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live. Other writing credits include Big Gay Sketch Show (Logo), Big Morning Buzz Live (VH1) and head writer of the MTV's weekly pop culture show 10 on Top.

Jenny trained in Chicago, where she wrote and performed sketch comedy with The Second City National Touring Company, The Second City Detroit Mainstage and The Second City Denver Mainstage. She was also a founding member of the iO house team Carl & the Passions and performed with the improv/freestyle rap ensemble Beatbox.

Jenny's original short films have appeared on MTV Networks. She is a proud member of the UCB Harold team Grammer.