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.

Emily Altman

Emily Altman is a New York City-based comedy writer and performer. She's a proud member of the sketch team Onassis (formally of UCB's Maude Night), and she has taught sketch writing at the theatre since 2011. She is currently a staff writer on the second season of Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer." She's a graduate of Smith College and Columbia University, and once Elvis Costello winked at her and said "cheers" and it was so great.