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.

Tim Kalpakis

Tim Kalpakis is an American comedy writer. His writing credits include The Birthday Boys, Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, Comedy Bang! Bang!, the 2009 MTV Movie Awards with Andy Samberg, the 2010 MTV Movie Awards with Aziz Ansari, and Ham Hat.  He is a founding member of the Los Angeles sketch group The Birthday Boys. 

Tim is a graduate of Ithaca College.  He has been performing at UCBTLA since 2006 and has taught writing at the UCB Training Center since 2010.  He has appeared on Conan and at the Montreal "Just for Laughs" Festival, The LA Comedy Festival, UCB's Ultimate Comedy Bash,  and Sketchfests in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle.