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.

Jesse Acini

Jesse is a writer for Maude Night at the UCB Theatre in New York. He has written sketches and done walk ons since 2007 with The President, Skuntz, Gramp's and now Dinner. He has studied improv and sketch at the UCBT under Owen Burke, Julie Brister, Kevin Mullaney, Peter Gwinn, Michael Delaney, Billy Merrit, Anthony King as well as Ian Roberts, Matt Besser and Matt Walsh.  He has also studied extensively under Armando Diaz at the Magnet Theater, Gary Austin and the Second City Training Center (NY). Jesse is a graduate of Queens College and is allergic to apples, gaucomole and cats. But if he is attending a rehearsal in your apartment he will probs just suck it up and not say anything about the cats.