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.

Sarah Claspell

Sarah is an actress, writer and improvisor who has been studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since 2006. She has been seen on Harold Night with the improv teams Dybbuk and Monstro, and on Maude Night with the sketch teams High Treason and Neighbor Boy. She currently performs with and adores the UCB sketch team The Get Go and the Harold team Cardinal Redbird!

Past shows at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (in both New York and Los Angeles) include Topical Island, Year in Improv, Bing Crosby Christmas Christacular, A Harry Potter Musical!, This Is About Smith, Cool Show for Teen Girlz, This is Not a Sketch Show, Newsadoozies, The New York Talent Academy Showcase, The Macroscene, In A World and Triple Play.

She moved to New York after graduating from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and then to Los Angeles after sampling all the pizza in the 5 boroughs. Sarah has performed in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and studied under members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in London and Stratford upon Avon. She loves fireworks and sandwiches and cats.