Patrick McCartney is a teacher of acting and improvisation. He helped start UCB where he taught improv was a regular in the main stage improv show Assscat 3000 and originated several successful shows while there.


Currently, he teaches all advanced levels of improv, as well as Acting for Camera and How to Solo Show at the Peoples Improv Theater in NYC @thepitnyc. All classes are currently done remotely. Patrick has also taught for Time In Kids and is also available for private acting and improv coaching. He works a lot these days with corporations on how to boost morale and adaptability in these times over zoom. Patrick travels when it's safe teaching improvisation workshops to children and adults across the globe. In his classes and workshops, Patrick will help you learn how to be less self conscious, be a valued member of the team and have confident presentation skills.

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)                                       

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