2015 Festival Performers

2015 Festival Performers



Aaron Cobb

Aaron Cobb

Aaron Cobb has a big voice and an even bigger imagination. Spend 30 seconds with his quick pace and aggressive delivery style and it becomes quite clear that he’s a…

Awful DJ Presents: The Awfully Late Show

Awful DJ Presents: The Awfully Late Show

The guys from Awful DJ are bringing you an Awfully Late Show.

Bad Bride

Bad Bride

What if the happiest day of your life brought out the worst in you?

Boris Khaykin

Boris Khaykin

Boris Khaykin is a comedian living in Brooklyn, NY and a frequent performer at the UCB Theater. His stand up has been featured on HuffingtonPost Comedy, Collegehumor Live, and numerous…

CHiPs Alumni

CHiPs Alumni

Chapel Hill Players (CHiPs) have been entertaining audiences at UNC-Chapel Hill and around the country since 1995 with their signature blend of improv and sketch comedy. Founded by Zach Ward…

Chapel Hill Players

Chapel Hill Players

We are UNC's premiere improv and sketch Comedy team founded by DSI's own Zach Ward during his tenure as an undergraduate. We play fast, we play hard, but we aren't…

Coker & Stratton

Coker & Stratton

Coker & Stratton is a two man sketch group based out of New York City. They have performed at the New York City Sketch Festival, NC Comedy Arts Festival, Out…

Cory Cavin

Cory Cavin

Cory Cavin is a comedian, writer, and actor living in New York City but born and raised in NC. He's won two Emmys, four Webbys, and an award for “Most…

Elizabeth O'Neill

Elizabeth O'Neill

Elizabeth O'Neill is a Midwestern transplant. Her East Coast sensibilities give her audiences a wry and dry perspective of her life and those she observes. A former corporate woman from…

Festival '86

Festival '86

"You have a light within you. Burn it out." - Del Close

House Meeting

House Meeting

House Meeting is made up of three, real-life, former roommates Mano Agapion, Betsy Sodaro, and Mary Sasson. Together the three play effortlessly and excitedly to create worlds that are silly,…

Improv SLAM

Improv SLAM

A Freestyle Comedy Battle that’s Fun for All Ages!

Let's Try This!

Let's Try This!

Let's Try This! (LTT!), DramaTech Theatre's comedy improv troupe, has been wowing crowds for 25 years with an array of improv shows and workshops. Housed on Georgia Tech's campus, LTT!…

MISTER DIPLOMAT

MISTER DIPLOMAT

MISTER DIPLOMAT offers an adrenaline rush of improv. The format, which features a special guest monologist (storyteller, improvisers might say "Armando") each week, most closely resembles ASSSSCAT performed by the…

Magnet Theater TourCo

Magnet Theater TourCo

The Magnet Theater is home to some of the top improvisation talent in the country.

North Coast

North Coast

Established in 2009, North Coast is New York City’s premier hip hop improv comedy team.

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

Cawling ahl egsellant spellurs!

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

SHHHH! This show isssss aaaaa Seeeeeecret!

The Jam

The Jam

Get on stage and play!

The Mannequin Room

The Mannequin Room

Drink some juice and dance to Bruce because The Mannequin Room is back and ready to attack. For the FOURTH year running, The Mannequin Room returns to the NCCAF stages…

The Rap Battle

The Rap Battle

16 Emcees. 1 Eminem. The Rap Battle.

The Whethermen

The Whethermen

The Whethermen are the oldest improv comedy group at the University of Virginia, providing on-the-spot hilarity since 1997. One of the "Top 113 Things To Do Before Graduation," their energetic…

Thunderstood

Thunderstood

Thunderstood is multimedia one man sketch show that has been performed at comedy festivals across the country. Armed with a projector and a truly odd point of view AJ Schraeder…

Toast! Improv

Toast! Improv

We are a longform troupe from the University of South Carolina! Toast! has been a team for fourteen years and we are super excited to hang with you guys in…

Tomily Comedy

Tomily Comedy

Both Tom and Emily are ImprovBoston alumni that have amicably decided to live on different coasts. Tom is doing comedy in NYC, while Emily is doing the same thing with…

We Cause Scenes

We Cause Scenes

The Rise of Improv Everywhere

Wicked City

Wicked City

Comprised of every natural hair color, Wicked City is a UCB trained, all-female independent improv team from New York City who -when things get weird- hit it hard and fast.…

Aaron Cobb

Aaron Cobb

Aaron Cobb has a big voice and an even bigger imagination. Spend 30 seconds with his quick pace and aggressive delivery style and it becomes quite clear that he’s a…

Awful DJ Presents: The Awfully Late Show

Awful DJ Presents: The Awfully Late Show

The guys from Awful DJ are bringing you an Awfully Late Show.

Bad Bride

Bad Bride

What if the happiest day of your life brought out the worst in you?

Boris Khaykin

Boris Khaykin

Boris Khaykin is a comedian living in Brooklyn, NY and a frequent performer at the UCB Theater. His stand up has been featured on HuffingtonPost Comedy, Collegehumor Live, and numerous…

CHiPs Alumni

CHiPs Alumni

Chapel Hill Players (CHiPs) have been entertaining audiences at UNC-Chapel Hill and around the country since 1995 with their signature blend of improv and sketch comedy. Founded by Zach Ward…

Chapel Hill Players

Chapel Hill Players

We are UNC's premiere improv and sketch Comedy team founded by DSI's own Zach Ward during his tenure as an undergraduate. We play fast, we play hard, but we aren't…

Coker & Stratton

Coker & Stratton

Coker & Stratton is a two man sketch group based out of New York City. They have performed at the New York City Sketch Festival, NC Comedy Arts Festival, Out…

Cory Cavin

Cory Cavin

Cory Cavin is a comedian, writer, and actor living in New York City but born and raised in NC. He's won two Emmys, four Webbys, and an award for “Most…

Elizabeth O'Neill

Elizabeth O'Neill

Elizabeth O'Neill is a Midwestern transplant. Her East Coast sensibilities give her audiences a wry and dry perspective of her life and those she observes. A former corporate woman from…

Festival '86

Festival '86

"You have a light within you. Burn it out." - Del Close

House Meeting

House Meeting

House Meeting is made up of three, real-life, former roommates Mano Agapion, Betsy Sodaro, and Mary Sasson. Together the three play effortlessly and excitedly to create worlds that are silly,…

Improv SLAM

Improv SLAM

A Freestyle Comedy Battle that’s Fun for All Ages!

Let's Try This!

Let's Try This!

Let's Try This! (LTT!), DramaTech Theatre's comedy improv troupe, has been wowing crowds for 25 years with an array of improv shows and workshops. Housed on Georgia Tech's campus, LTT!…

MISTER DIPLOMAT

MISTER DIPLOMAT

MISTER DIPLOMAT offers an adrenaline rush of improv. The format, which features a special guest monologist (storyteller, improvisers might say "Armando") each week, most closely resembles ASSSSCAT performed by the…

Magnet Theater TourCo

Magnet Theater TourCo

The Magnet Theater is home to some of the top improvisation talent in the country.

North Coast

North Coast

Established in 2009, North Coast is New York City’s premier hip hop improv comedy team.

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

Cawling ahl egsellant spellurs!

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

SHHHH! This show isssss aaaaa Seeeeeecret!

The Jam

The Jam

Get on stage and play!

The Mannequin Room

The Mannequin Room

Drink some juice and dance to Bruce because The Mannequin Room is back and ready to attack. For the FOURTH year running, The Mannequin Room returns to the NCCAF stages…

The Rap Battle

The Rap Battle

16 Emcees. 1 Eminem. The Rap Battle.

The Whethermen

The Whethermen

The Whethermen are the oldest improv comedy group at the University of Virginia, providing on-the-spot hilarity since 1997. One of the "Top 113 Things To Do Before Graduation," their energetic…

Thunderstood

Thunderstood

Thunderstood is multimedia one man sketch show that has been performed at comedy festivals across the country. Armed with a projector and a truly odd point of view AJ Schraeder…

Toast! Improv

Toast! Improv

We are a longform troupe from the University of South Carolina! Toast! has been a team for fourteen years and we are super excited to hang with you guys in…

Tomily Comedy

Tomily Comedy

Both Tom and Emily are ImprovBoston alumni that have amicably decided to live on different coasts. Tom is doing comedy in NYC, while Emily is doing the same thing with…

We Cause Scenes

We Cause Scenes

The Rise of Improv Everywhere

Wicked City

Wicked City

Comprised of every natural hair color, Wicked City is a UCB trained, all-female independent improv team from New York City who -when things get weird- hit it hard and fast.…