Chris Kula

Chris Kula has been performing sketch and improv at the UCB Theatre since 2001. He is currently a writer on NBC’s Community and has previously worked as a staff writer at MADtv, Funny or Die, and Comedy Central’s Onion SportsDome. Other writing credits include the Onion News Network, NPR, MTV, and various TV pilots. Kula spent two seasons as a panelist on CNN’s Not Just Another Cable News Show, while on the UCBT-LA stage he has improvised in ASSSSCAT and Harold Night, and he currently performs weekly with The Smokes.

Guest Appearances

July 20, 2023

Neil Casey, Chad Carter, and Chris Kula join Matt Besser for scenes about Bass Lake out of bass, dangerous oyster beds, and sneaking a beer onto a rollercoaster.

March 6, 2018

Coach of the Marina Del Rey High football team Kevin Alamo (Chris Kula) joins Marissa and Listler for this week’s WOMP IT UP! Coach Alamo gives Marissa tips on finding the one person to complete her and explains why he left his native Texas during Hot Topics. Plus, we hear about Coach Alamo’s issues with the school mascot and find out what’s going on with his wife during “What’s Cheesing You,” and Marissa & Listler help him prepare for a confrontation with a role-play exercise on Listler’s Love Lockdown.

September 17, 2013

We’ve gathered some of our favorite What’s Bothering You? segments for this week’s special bonus episode of improv4humans which features an all-star roster of improvisers which includes Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Billy Merritt, Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, Chris Kula, Sean Clements, Neil Campbell, Dominic Dierkes, Amy Poehler, Seth Morris, Joe Hartzler, Lennon Parham, Danielle Schneider, Horatio Sanz, and Brian Huskey. We’ll look back at some of the topics that have been discussed such as the use of Twitter during the Boston marathon tragedy, Oscar Pistorius shooting his girlfriend, and the epidemic of ceiling fan suicides. Attention humans, go out and interview your fellow citizens and find out what is bothering them, then send it to the show so it can be played on an upcoming episode of improv4humans! You can now get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album at, and Dragoon’s new album at!

March 19, 2013

Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, and Chris Kula join Matt Besser once again for a bonus episode of improv4humans inspired by the reality show Doomsday Preppers. Enjoy!

March 14, 2013

Have you ever endured an aggressive tickling before? Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, and Chris Kula are here to improvise some scenes inspired by a listener’s cupcake eating competition incident, Stuff You Missed In History Class, and Oscar Pistorius. It’s enough to make you feel even better baby! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon. You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at!

May 8, 2012

Are you prepared for the healing power of improv? This week’s bonus cut features Katie Dippold, Chris Kula, and Billy Merritt experiencing life-and-death miracles of pale skin and evil breath.