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.

Brian Glidewell

Brian began studying with the UCB in 2007. His teachers have included Peter Gwinn, Anthony King, and Joe Wengert. Brian co-wrote and stars in the weird one-act play, ERIK DIES, YOU'RE STUPID AND WE HATE YOU, currently running at the UCB Theatre. Previous UCB credits include writing and starring in the show NEWSADOOZIES: A MAN-EATING MUSICAL, and co-hosting THREE FOR ALL, a weekly improv competition at the UCB East. Brian currently performs on the UCB Theatre's Harold Night with NAMASTE and has previously performed at the theatre with improv groups RAGNAROCK, A SPARROW, THE POX, AMERICAN COUSIN and OSCARBAIT. He currently writes for UCB house sketch team CHUNK. His pilot script, Staff Ass, was a finalist in the 2012 Fox/New York Television Festival Comedy Script Competition.