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.

Sasheer Zamata

Sasheer is an actress, writer, improviser and stand up comedian. After graduating from the University of Virginia, she started taking improv and sketch classes at the UCBT in 2009. She performs improv with Doppelganger and on Harold Night with Bucky, and hosts School Night every Wednesday at 11PM.

Her work has been featured in Jezebel, Hairpin, Vulture, Think Progress, Clutch Magazine, Time Out New York and The New York Times. She's done stand up at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Great American Comedy Festival, the Letterman Showcase in the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Comedy Central's Comics to Watch Showcase, and has opened for John Mulaney and the Bonnaroo365 tour.

She has performed in online videos for Jest and College Humor that have been featured on the Today Show and Jezebel.  She writes and performs in a webseries for The Cooking Channel, called Fodder. She was a co-star in The Cooking Channel's Back In Time for Thanksgiving. She also appears in sketches on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell on FX, and Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central. You can also occasionally see her on the television in commercials for Target, Verizon Wireless and NY Lotto.

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