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.

Hesley Harps

Hesley Harps is an actor and writer from Alpharetta, Georgia who moved to LA after graduating from Sewanee: The University of the South. That's right, The South! She doubled majored in Theatre Arts and Ecology/Biodiversity, with concentrations in acting and birds and insects, respectively. 

She loves performing with her UCB Maude Team, Tut, and also performs with her indie improv team, Frenemies, at Second City, Room 101, Crashbar, iOWest, and ComedySportz. She is recurring on "Conan" and has appeared on Fox's "New Girl" and HBO's "Funny or Die Presents." Hesley is a member of the Story Pirates, who perform interactive sketch shows inspired by stories that were written by kids. 

She enjoys writing and producing her own projects, many of which have been featured on Funny or Die and CollegeHumor. See more at hesleyharps.com or follow her @HesleyHarps.