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.

Drew Spears

Drew Spears is a comedian, writer and actor based in Los Angeles. He is a native of Fort Worth, Texas and attended the University of Miami ('Miami' like the Will Smith song) where he began performing comedy at the precocious age of eighteen. Drew began studying at UCBTLA in 2011 with wonderful teachers including Joe Wengert, Tim Kalpakis, Alex Fernie, Todd Fasen, Mike Still, Drew DiFonzo Marks, Billy Merritt and Will McLaughlin. He can currently be seen at the theater with his Harold team Cardinal Redbird, writing for his Maude team Last Slice, and in his one-person character sketch show The Drew Spears School of Communication Alumni Week. He is also a writer for UCB's new Digital Writers' Room. 

Drew has been featured in video content for Machinima.com and The Nerdist Channel. His writing has appeared in the Miami New Times.

One time Drew met the band KISS on an airport bus and they complemented his propeller cap.