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.

Zach Linder

Zach Linder has been performing at the UCB Theatre since 2004.  He has studied improv under Ari Voukydis, Will Hines, Jackie Clarke, Jason Mantzoukas, Michael Delaney, Betsy Stover, and Charlie Todd.  He is co-producer of the UCBW, booking the comedy wrestling MegaStars at CageMatch and special pay-per-view events, and has wrestled as the characters The Paperboy, The Pledge, Little Brother, and Johnny Wimbledon.  Zach has also performed in the shows Hump the Shark and Triple Play, and has operated tech for Rogue Elephant's shows for five years.  He has also been a "senior agent" for Improv Everywhere for five years, and contributed to their book "Causing a Scene."  Zach is an alumnus of UMass Amherst, is a lifelong Mets fan, and loves obscure Seinfeld references.  Zach lives in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.  His favorite band is Fountains of Wayne.