Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company with Nancy Giles
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 8:30 PM EDT
(7:30 PM Doors)
Iridium, New York, NY
About the Show
A veritable incubation lab for comedic talent, the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company cast is hand-picked from the best improv comedians from the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theatres in New York and Los Angeles founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. Our cast has previously featured such luminaries as Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Horatio Sanz (SNL), Ed Helms (The Hangover, Cedar Rapids), Ellie Kemper (The Office, Bridesmaids), Rob Corddry (The Daily Show), Rob Riggle (SNL, The Daily Show), and Adam McKay (Anchorman, Funny or Die), among many others.
About UCB Theatre
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is a bi-coastal comedy powerhouse that has trained and produced content with several generations of comedy's most acclaimed performers.
ALEXANDRA DICKSON improvises with The Stepfathers every Friday at UCB Chelsea and is an actor on the Maude team Nipsey. She is a proud former member of the Harold team The Enemy (2014 UCBNY Cagematch WINNERS!). She studied improv at UCBNY, iO Chicago, and The Second City Chicago and studied acting at Circle in the Square Theatre School. Improv is her favorite thing, but she also likes her dog, reading and pie. www.alexandra-dickson.com
LYDIA HENSLER is a New York City based Actress, Improviser, Writer, and Voice Over Artist. You can see her perform every weekend in **TAKE IT PERSONAL: The Hip Hop Improv Show** Friday Nights at 9pm at UCB Theatre East Village and with her house team GRANDMA’S ASHES in **GRANDMA’s ASHES: We Won’t Tell** Saturday nights at 10:30pm at UCB Chelsea. Lydia is thrilled to be a cast member of **THE FEMALE GAZE** The only daytime talk show at night time! The first Wednesday of the month at 9:30pm at UCB Chelsea. Lydia also writes and performs her own original characters. You can check out her ’30 Characters In 30 Days!’ project on YouTube and Funny or Die. She is also a voice over artist and works regularly with United Stations Radio. Lydia is a tree-hugging, bleeding-heart liberal who loves Hot Yoga, Law&Order SVU, and being Vegan most of the time. She is represented by CESD for Commercial and Voice Over and is currently seeking legit representation. www.LydiaHensler.com
CAROLINE MARTIN is an improviser, writer, and lover of all things cheese. She performed in Comedy Central’s 2016 Comics to Watch: Sketch Showcase with her improv/sketch team Astronomy Club. She wrote and starred in a snapchat series for Comedy Central called “Black Women: The Truth is Out There”. She performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater NY on the improv team Mermaids featured on Harold Night and The Characters Welcome team. Previously she was an actor on the UCBTNY Maude Team Monaco. Additionally, she performed on The Peoples Improv Theater house teams Divo and Timber. Caroline teaches improv comedy at UCB and received a B.A. in Ethnic Studies from Brown University. You can follow her on Twitter @TheCarolineMart