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.

Christian Capozzoli

Christian Capozzoli is a writer and comedian living in New York City. In addition to novels and screenplays, he has written for and appeared in several pilots for Comedy Central, MTV, VH-1 and the History Channel.

In 2014, Capozzoli debuted Nutso Facto at UCB, a one-man sketch show with so many moving parts that the Daily News described it as, "the equivalent of doing open-heart surgery on Venus Williams as she plays a doubles match at Wimbledon."

Capozzoli has appeared on the Colbert Report, is a contributor to the Public Radio International-distributed program, This American Life, performs every Friday Night with BUCKY and TAKE IT PERSONAL, and tours the world over with his critically acclaimed show 4TRACK.

He travels instructing workshops exploring his Aerodynamics of Yes at improv festivals, schools and corporations, and is currently prototyping an improv curriculum for NYC high schools.

He has studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Magnet Theater and The Annoyance. Instructors include - Brian Huskey, Kevin Hines, John Lutz, Joe Bill, Armando Diaz, Charna Halpern, Mick Napier, and Kevin Dorff.