Patrick McCartney is a teacher of acting and improvisation. He was at the first UCB where he taught improv, co-founded Assscat, and originated several successful shows.
Currently, he teaches all advanced levels of improv, as well as Acting for Scripted Comedy at the People's Improv Theater in NYC. Patrick has also taught for Time In Kids and is also available for private acting coaching. Patrick travels solo and with his group Centralia, teaching improvisation workshops to children and adults in several states. In his classes and workshops, Patrick will help you learn how to make bold choices that connect you with the material and get you out of your head!
Some of Patrick's former students include Eric Stonestreet, Julie Klausner and Ed Helms.
"Patrick is everything you could want in a teacher and collaborator. Funny, smart as a whip and deeply passionate about improv. You'd be lucky to get him as a teacher."
-Kate Walsh (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Fargo)