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.

Justin Tyler

Justin Tyler is an actor, writer and director in New York. He most recently wrote and starred in a pilot for Comedy Central called Strong Island with his writing partner Jon Gabrus.

He has written for MTV, Comedy Central, MTV2, Nickelodeon, CMT, FUSE & Fox Sports 1 and hosted the Spike pilot Pulp Culture and the Fox pilot Power Nerds.

He is a performer and director at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, co-host of the character showcase show Characters Welcome with Michael Hartney, producer and co-host of the weekly variety show Gentrify and hosts the Nerdist show Comic Book Club. With his directing team Jetpacks Go!, he has directed commercials for Ruffles, Wisers Whiskey, Virgin Mobile, Beneful and more and acted in and written videos for Comedy Central Studios, DailyMotion, UCBComedy and many more sites.