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.

Dominic Dierkes

Dominic Dierkes is a Los Angeles-based comedian with over a decade of experience in stand-up, sketch, and improvisation. He's a veteran performer, teacher, and writer at the UCBT and a member of the popular internet sketch group, DERRICK comedy, whose videos have been viewed over 200 million times online. With DERRICK, Dominic co-wrote and co-starred in the feature film Mystery Team which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and enjoyed a theatrical / DVD release. As an actor, Dominic has made guest appearances on CommunityParks & RecreationHouse of LiesMad MenWeeds, and Workaholics. He also appeared in the independent films, The To Do List and Awful Nice. Dominic was a writer on the FOX animated shows Allen Gregory and Murder Police, the Peabody award-winning Onion News Network, and currently writes for Workaholics on Comedy Central. Dominic has also performed stand-up comedy on Conan and as part of the 2012 Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Dominic can be seen at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater performing weekly in Shitty Jobs and regularly in ASSSSCAT.