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.

Joe Wengert

Joe Wengert has been a regular performer at the UCB Theater since 2003.
Currently he can be seen improvising every Monday night with UCB-LA house team, The Smokes and every Saturday and Sunday with ASSSSCAT.

Joe is currently writing for Season 1 of Idiot Sitter on Comedy Central. He is also developing a sitcom for NBC with Ed Helms and Claudia Lonow. He has previously worked as a writer for Kroll Show (Comedy Central), Playing House (USA), and Comedy Bang Bang (IFC). 

As a stand up, Joe was featured on Comedy Central's The Half Hour in July of 2014. He was also named one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs festival.

Joe's acting credits include a recurring role on ABC's How To Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life), and appearances on Modern Family, Review, and Key & Peele. Joe has also appeared in national commercials for H & R Block, McDonalds, and Mr. Clean.