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.

Drew DiFonzo Marks

Drew DiFonzo Marks is a writer, improviser, and actor. He is the former Artistic Director of the UCB Los Angeles. He has been on HBO's "Funny or Die Presents", Fox's "ADHD", Comedy Central's "Reno911!", SikeTV's "MANswers", and a handful of dumb pointless commercials. He is the co-creator of the web-series "2Bed/1Bath".

He is a veteran teacher at the theatre, member of UCB Touring Company, and written/directed/performed in countless shows over the years. He hosted the "Long Hard Improv Jam" for 5 years before he took a year off to go write/perform at the 'Boom Chicago' comedy theatre in Amsterdam.

Drew currently performs regularly with the UCB Faculty show, is on the sketch team Bonafide, and improvises every single week with his team "Last Day of School".