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.

Avery Monsen

Avery Monsen is an actor, writer, and artist living in New York City. He currently performs with the UCB Maude team, Beige.

He is the co-author and illustrator of a couple books, including All My Friends Are Dead, I Feel Relatively Neutral About New York, and K is for KNIFEBALL: an alphabet of terrible advice. One of those books was a national bestseller. Nice job, Avery!

He has acted with the California Shakespeare Theater, Two River Theater Company and Marin Theatre Company, among others. He's also been on 30 Rock and in a handful of commercials.