Achilles has been writing and performing improv and sketch comedy at The UCB Theatre for a decade.
Currently, he is on the weekend improv team Airwolf, which performs at UCB's East Village theatre every Saturday at 8:30 PM. He writes for (212), which performs a brand new sketch show every month at Maude Night. He also writes for Night Late, the only show that builds an entire late night talk show around a brand new host each month.
Previous shows and house teams include Harold Night (T.R.U.C.K.S., Whorenado, Penthouse Riot, and Standard Oil), Maude Night (The Prom), and the BETA team Scraps which produced content for UCB Comedy's YouTube Channel. He was also a founding member of Hot Lather, which created "As The Diamond Burns," UCB's long-running improvised soap opera. He has also performed throughout New York City with dozens of independent improv groups.
Achilles' sketches have been featured on Splitsider, NY Magazine's "Vulture Blog," and Roger Ebert's blog. He has written for YouTube's Official Comedy channel, Plume Publishing's Coloring For Grown-Ups Series, and contributed writing to Comedy Central's Broad City, PauliLu, MTV2, and Funny Or Die.
He has also created two sold out Harry Potter-themed shows for UCB: Up Late! With Lord Voldemort! (2007) which was featured in The Gothamist and NY Magazine's "Vulture Blog"; and The Kirk Cameron Repertory Players Present: A Harry Potter Musical! (2010 and 2011), which was featured in TimeOut NY, The Huffington Post, and WNYC. He also directed, produced, and wrote for The Heisenberg and Friends Breaking Bad Variety Hour (2013), a sold out Breaking Bad-themed event. He has also directed numerous shows and groups at the theatre, including The Evente and The Word.
Achilles has appeared in commercials for Nickelodeon, Comcast, ESPN (among others) as well as various internet videos, The Colbert Report, and Broad City. Achilles is an instructor at the UCB Training Center.
He hopes to own a really big TV one day.