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.   

Before moving to LA in 2009, Joe performed every Saturday night at UCB-NY with house team Reuben Williams. Joe's other NY sketch & improv credits include Krompf: The Ol' Factory, Your Favorite Thing, GameFace, and Dillinger.  

Joe is currently working as a staff writer for Comedy Bang! Bang! on IFC. He previously worked as a staff writer for Kroll Show, Playing House, and the Onion News Network.  

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 "Key & Peele," "Are You There, Chelsea?" and national commercials for H & R Block, McDonalds, and Mr. Clean.   
As a stand up, Joe was named one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs festival. He has appeared at Comedy Bang Bang, Crash Test, and What's Up Tiger Lily.