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.

Patrick Baker

Patrick Baker has been performing and writing at the UCB Theatre for many years and currently writes for the Maude team Bonafide. UCB credits include Sketch Cram, The UCB Variety Hour, The 420 Show, The Spooky Scary Sketches Spooktacular, The Mess, The Quick and Funny Musicals, and Sketchmas. He has also performed at SF SketchFest, Seattle SketchFest, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Patrick wrote for MTV's Popzilla, GlobalTV's Bob and Doug, and Discovery's forthcoming Wild But True. He is the author of Lit Libs and Senseless Sensibilities, both published by Random House, and is a contributing editor for The Devastator.  Other written work has appeared on Comedy Central, National Public Radio, and AOL. As a performer he has appeared on Fox's Talk Show with Spike Feresten, UK Channel 4's Bo'Selecta, Mondo Media's Bad Hybrid, Fox Mobile's Brainstorm, and a Wienerschnitzel commercial where he inappropriately harasses a hot dog.