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.

Scott Aukerman

Scott Aukerman [skot ok-ur-muhn] is a chap from Los Angeles.  He got his start as a writer and performer on the HBO cult classic Mr. Show with Bob and David, for which he was Emmy-nominated.  He is the host of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast, which has been downloaded over ten million times, and has been called "one of the ten best comedy podcasts" by Rolling Stone, and "often strange, consistently hilarious, always unpredictable" by Entertainment Weekly.   He is the producer and director of the acclaimed web series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, the episodes of which been viewed over forty million times.  Nine years ago, he co-created Comedy Death-Ray - now Comedy Bang Bang - the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles, and has been nationally recognized as the best weekly live comedy show in America.