The Upright Citizens Brigade Training Center is the only accredited improv and sketch comedy school in the country. It has a location at 5919 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA and is known for its excellent improvisation and sketch comedy curriculum.
Famous actors suck as Kyra Sedgewick have enrolled in available classes which typically cost about $400 for eight weeks. The faculty consists of some of the industry’s most successful writers and performers, who dedicate a lot of time and energy to imparting the knowledge and skills on enrolled students. The UBC constantly upgrades the curriculum and this is a practice that has been going on for about fifteen years.
The Upright Citizens Brigade offers improv and sketch comedy courses seven days a week at convenient times to facilitate all students. In cooperation with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre students have a chance to perform and learn from current alumni in a popular venue so they can obtain exposure and start the journey to a successful career in comedy and acting. UCB Training Center teachers and alumni include writers and performers for Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. It is a friendly environment with a wide range of opportunities for aspiring actors.