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.

Matt Manser

Matt Manser is a writer, actor, and stand-up comic who is a member of the UCB Maude team Bonafide. Matt has written jokes for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, appeared on Californication, wrote and produced the Funny or Die exclusive video "Hannah Mantegna" starring Joe Mantegna, and is the co-head writer for IO West's topical sketch show Top Story Weekly.

Matt's many other UCB credits include Maude teams Extreme Tambourine (2011 San Francisco Sketchfest), Our Struggle and Wall of Sound, as well as Tournament of Nerds, Put Your Hands Together, Crash Test, CDR Sketch, America's Best Comic, Sketch Cram, See You Next Tuesday, Plan F, People Mover, and LOL.  He also performs with the group Oh, You, former champs at UCB's Sketch Showdown.

Matt is from the Detroit area, but has never been in a rap battle.