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.

Paul Briganti

Paul Briganti is a writer, film director, and performer in New York City. He is on the UCB sketch team Onassis.

Paul has directed over 200 videos for LandlineTV, a production company he co-founded in 2008. He has also written/directed videos for Jest.com, College Humor, AOL, and MSN. His work has been seen on Comedy Central, ABC, and Bravo.

Paul attended the School of Visual Arts, where he started sketch group Bleak! Comedy. Since then, Bleak! has headlined The National College Comedy Festival for three years in a row, and had a year long winning streak at UCB's sketch show, Backyard Brawl.
Additionally, Paul wrote/directed a short film called "Speechless".