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.

Carrie McCrossen

Carrie is a New York-based actor and comedian. She has performed with The Pearl Theatre Company (as Mariane in Tartuffe,) The Living Newspaper (Joe's Pub, LPR,) Peculiar Works and at Ars Nova, Vital, and the NY and Philly Fringe Festivals. Regionally she has appeared at The Depot, Oberon (ART,) Geva Theatre and the Walnut Street Studio. Carrie holds BAs in Theater and History from Fordham University.

Carrie has studied improv at UCB since August 2009. She now performs on Harold Night with Women & Men and on Maude Night with Ripley. Previous UCB credits include GoodGirl (Harold,) Huxtable, (Lloyd) and Chunk, (Maude,) 1770-Something, Baseball is America and the UCBT ten-minute plays. Carrie is also a founding member of The IMPROVISED Play which performs biweekly at The PIT.

Carrie has also appeared in videos for Above Average, College Humor, MTV(Other) and UCB Comedy. And she has written and produced digital sketches for such clients as NickMom and the NBC-owned women's site, iVillage.com.

Carrie once received an email from Will Shortz, who politely rejected the crossword puzzle she created.