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.

DC Pierson

DC Pierson is an author, actor, and comedian. His first novel The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep And Never Had To was published by Vintage in 2010 and went on to win the American Library Association's ALEX Award. His most recent novel, Crap Kingdom, about a kid who discovers he's the Chosen One in a really crappy fantasy world, was published by Viking in 2013. His comedy group DERRICK made a movie called "Mystery Team" that went to Sundance in 2009. Their comedy videos have been viewed over 250 million times online. A half-hour of his stand-up and his storytelling show "DC Pierson Is Bad At Girls" can be seen at his YouTube page, http://youtube.com/dcpierson" title="Link: http://youtube.com/dcpierson">http://youtube.com/dcpierson, and he writes frequently at http://dcpierson.tumblr.com" title="Link: http://dcpierson.tumblr.com">http://dcpierson.tumblr.com. He performs every Sunday night in UCBLA's Shitty Jobs.