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.

Jefferson Dutton

Jefferson Dutton is a writer and performer based in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of the film program at Ithaca College who started with the UCB Theatre after moving to LA in the fall of '05.

He is the bravest member of the sketch group The Birthday Boys, who debuted their show Hotdoggin in the spring of '08 and currently present a new half-hour sketch show on the first Wednesday of every month (with sister group A Kiss From Daddy.) The Birthday Boys have performed in heaps of UCBT-LA shows including Comedy Death-Ray, CDR-Sketch, Crash Test and Two Ghostbusters Meet Two Ninja Turtles. They've also traveled the country, performing at Sketchfest NYC, Seattle SketchFest, Chicago SketchFest, San Francisco SketchFest and the Los Angeles Comedy Festival. On his lonesome, he has written for Disney XD and UCB Sketchcram, and has performed with some real loons.

Jeff plays a variety of instruments and enjoys making giant props.