Upright Citizens Brigade

5919 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, CAView Map

Upright Citizens Brigade

About Upright Citizens Brigade

The Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) is a renowned improvisational, sketch and stand-up comedy theater located in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1999, UCB has become a popular destination for comedy lovers and aspiring comedians alike, offering a wide range of shows, classes, and workshops.

The theater features two stages, the UCB Theatre and the UCB Inner Sanctum, where audiences can enjoy improv and sketch shows, as well as stand-up comedy and storytelling events. The performers at UCB include a mix of seasoned veterans and up-and-coming comedians, all of whom are known for their quick wit and impeccable comedic timing.

In addition to its performances, UCB is also known for its comedy training program, which has helped launch the careers of many successful comedians, including Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, and Donald Glover. The program offers a variety of classes, ranging from beginner to advanced, that focus on different aspects of comedy, including improvisation, sketch writing, and character development.

The Upright Citizens Brigade has become an iconic institution in the world of comedy, offering audiences and aspiring comedians alike a welcoming and hilarious environment to enjoy the art of comedy.

5919 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA