2015 Festival Performers

2015 Festival Performers



4DDI

4DDI

Remember back in college when you and your best friends used to do things like run around campus in a diaper, punch holes in walls with your face, and tickle…

5 Day Weekend

5 Day Weekend

Four gentlemen and one lady showing you the fun you can have on a Five Day Weekend.

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…

Airwolf

Airwolf

Please label your food if you don't want us to eat it.

Alex Fanning

Alex Fanning

Alex is originally from Rhode Island but now lives and works in Chapel Hill, where he also performs regularly at DSI. He has been doing comedy for five years, performing…

Alter iD

Alter iD

Bob Beshere is a comedic performer from Greensboro, NC. He has been performing improv, sketch, and stand-up comedy professionally since 2004. His one-man show, Alter iD, is a blend of…

Ambassador

Ambassador

Ambassador is one of the newest house teams from the Coalition Theater in Richmond, Va.

Amuse Bouche

Amuse Bouche

The only long-form improv comedy group based at the University of Virginia, beautifully aged like fine wine since 2007.

Andy Rider

Andy Rider

Andy Rider has been performing stand-up for five years and in that time he has appeared three times in the Charleston Stand-Up Competition Finals, beating out 50+ competitors from Tennessee,…

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?

Bear Golf

Bear Golf

Bear Golf is made up of nine women who are all best friends and love long-form improvisation. Bear Golf creates shows that are energetic, engaging and silly through the unyielding…

Bemo Laizure

Bemo Laizure

Bemo is smarter than you and there's nothing you can do about it.

Big Fat Fatties

Big Fat Fatties

Big Fat Fatties are a three-prov team from New York, New York. They were the longest winning team and eventual hosts of the UCB 3-on-3 improv tournament and are widely…

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…

Brick Penguin Presents

Brick Penguin Presents "The Dark Stuff"

Do you have secrets? Like dirty secrets? Ok, shameful dirty secrets that maybe actually aren't very secret anymore because you just started crying in front of your dentist? Brick Penguin…

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…

Cake Bagel

Cake Bagel

Cake Bagel is as whimsical as pink icing and as savory as smoked salmon. Or at least that's what we tell ourselves to justify our pre-show carbo-loading.

Casual Sex Offenders

Casual Sex Offenders

Casual Sex Offenders was born out of a UCB improv class in 2009 and, despite the efforts of a team of trained assassins, has refused to die. They do comedy.

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…

Coyote

Coyote

COYOTE is a highly physical, highly theatrical two-person improv comedy team. Featuring Langston Belton and Julie Sharbutt, the team is based in New York and can be seen weekly at…

Danger Friends

Danger Friends

Miles can't stand Brandon. Brandon can't stand Miles.

Drew Harrison

Drew Harrison

A product of conservative, small town USA, Drew takes the absurd and ridiculous events that have shaped his life, and blends it into his own style of comedy you need…

Drew Robertson

Drew Robertson

Drew Robertson is a comic living in Raleigh, NC. He is an artist and performer who likes to find the silly and strange in all aspects of life. At home…

Easy Baked Improv

Easy Baked Improv

Easy Baked Improv is a crazy group of college students from the rolling hills of the world's largest campus at Berry College. The deer outnumber students, and the nesting bald…

Ed, Tom & Rueben Present: Rueben, Ed & Tom

Ed, Tom & Rueben Present: Rueben, Ed & Tom

Ed Morgan, Tom Rittenhouse and Rueben Medina are three super-buds from Atlanta, Georgia. They are all members of the ensemble at Dad’s Garage Theatre Company and have nice haircuts.

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…

FART POLICE

FART POLICE

FART POLICE is delighted to return to NCCAF to perform some hilarious, energetic, inventive and (most importantly) classy long-form improv for you! In our show, we set out to explore…

Face Off

Face Off

The fastest, highest energy competitive improv show in Boston. New England's best comedians battle for your laughter and applause in a comedic duel to the death. Two teams enter: one…

False Profits

False Profits

False Profits is a comedy troupe at UNC that performs and produces all types of comedy-- sketch, written, video, improv, and standup. And we are the only troupe at UNC…

Family Show

Family Show

Winner of the Nickelodeon award for Best Children's Theater, Family Show dishes out laughs for adults and children every Saturday. Audiences consider us the “Pixar” of Boston Comedy. KIDS LOVE…

Festival '86

Festival '86

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

Fun Fun Fun

Fun Fun Fun

You know how sometimes you have such a good time you just can't help but think "wow, that was really just a lot of FUN"? Here's three of that!

Future Wives

Future Wives

Future Wives is a New York-based, super silly trio who understand that life is a balancing act between comedy and slumber parties.

Gayle

Gayle

Trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City and formed by a teacher there, Gayle is an independent improv team that has been performing in the city…

Group Hug

Group Hug

Group Hug is what happens when Sarah Eldred, Nick Faber, Brandon Holmes, and Rick Skarbez all hug. Usually after that, they do improv.

Gulf Oil

Gulf Oil

Put on your funny pants and catch the giggles because Gulf Oil is here to make comedy magic before your very eyes. Gulf Oil is an all-female improv team hailing…

Haroldo Rivera

Haroldo Rivera

Haroldo Rivera is a team of UCB trained improvisors from New York who perform the Harold. A fast, character driven world is created and explored each show. We also find…

Haymaker

Haymaker

Haymaker is the veteran Harold team of the Alchemy Comedy Theater. With a consistent cast of top players from the theater, this weekly performing team takes the improv standard of…

Homage: Improvised Movie

Homage: Improvised Movie

New characters, new conflicts, same familiar themes.

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 Charlotte

Improv Charlotte

Improv Charlotte believes it's more challenging, and therefore more rewarding, to create clean comedy that is both intellectually stimulating and laugh-out-loud funny. They have been voted the "Best Improv or…

Improv SLAM

Improv SLAM

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

ImprovBoston

ImprovBoston

For 30 years, ImprovBoston has been the region's leading theater and school dedicated to the art of comedy in all its forms.

Jimmy Fedora

Jimmy Fedora

Jimmy Fedora is New York's smoothest improv team. Using only your suggestion as a guide, Jfed takes the audience on a hilarious joy ride full thrills, chills, and...yes...spills. They guarantee…

Johan Miranda

Johan Miranda

Johan Miranda is a Peruvian American comedian that has established himself in the Bay Area comedy scene. San Francisco Magazine exemplified him as a comedian you should know you about.

John Sideris

John Sideris

Stand-up comedy, one mic, no props.

Josh Rosenstein

Josh Rosenstein

Josh Rosenstein performs stand-up comedy all over the Triangle area and across the south. His jokes tend to be self-deprecating and based on observations from his life as a southern…

Kevin James Doyle

Kevin James Doyle

Kevin James Doyle is a New York based stand up comedian and writer. He wrote and performs in the long running comedy How 2 B A New Yorker. Now playing…

Kristin Seltman

Kristin Seltman

Kristin has been using humor as a defense mechanism for almost thirty years. A NY transplant now living in Boston, Kristin entertains audiences throughout the North East. Many people say…

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!…

Lynn Bixenspan

Lynn Bixenspan

Lynn Bixenspan is really nice! Also, she’s done a lot of stuff. Like, she’s been on MTV, and the Biography Channel (Celebrity Ghost Stories). She’s also written for Fuse (Fuse…

Lynne Roberts

Lynne Roberts

Lynne Roberts is a high-energy standup comic from the Windy City. She is a writer, storyteller, and puts her whole body into her jokes! She has performed all over the…

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.

Mariel Cabral

Mariel Cabral

Mariel Cabral is a Boston area comedian who delivers quick wit with brutal honesty. Her act tackles important social issues like feminism, family dynamics, and farts. She can be seen…

Marty Archibald

Marty Archibald

Marty started his comedy career in Salt Lake City. He quickly became a regular performer at the Wiseguys comedy clubs in northern Utah. After three years, he spent a brief…

Midy Zevlin

Midy Zevlin

The Midy Zevlin is an exciting 2 person mono scene experience that explores a world created by multiple characters. Mike Zakarian and Andy Devlin put in a smart and fast…

Mister Sister

Mister Sister

Mister Sister is an all-female all-purpose comedy team from New York City. Their work is informed by their righteous feminism, and they are humbled by their crushes on everybody. They…

Mock Turtle Soup

Mock Turtle Soup

Mock Turtle Soup is an on-campus imrov comedy troupe at Clemson University. Formed in Fall of 2002, the organization's goal has always been to present high-quality long and short form…

North Coast

North Coast

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

Nutt House Improv

Nutt House Improv

Nutt House Improv has been performing every Wednesday night for the last 4 years 10 months and 3 weeks in Wilmington.

Overtime Improv

Overtime Improv

Take a little bit of short form improv (games and quick scenes) and mix that with a little bit of long form improv (formats that let things develop over time…

People Like Us

People Like Us

People like puppies. People like traveling. People like hors d'oeuvres. And when it comes to improv, People Like Us.

Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz has been perfecting comedy for the past three and a half years. He has been a finalist in the Charleston Comedy Competition for the last two years and…

Pigeon

Pigeon

While conducting his experiments, Nikolai Tesla fell in love with a pigeon he claims found him everywhere he went. He wrote about the pigeon extensively in his journals and claims…

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps

Once in a blue moon, a group of people come together and change the very foundation of sketch comedy as we know it.

Robert Andrew

Robert Andrew

It was through interactions with professional comics he admires that Robert Andrew worked up the nerve to do his first open mic, a local bi-weekly competition. Robert ended up winning…

Rocky Vee

Rocky Vee

Rocky Vee is a rag tag team of misfiring misfits who have conquered the indie improv scene of New York. They perform at spectacular venues such as Gentrify, Indie Cage…

Rs

Rs

Ryan Sheely and Rachel Dougnac have been best friends for 11 years, have been in a relationship for 10 years, and have been engaged for 7 years. They probably would…

Rumple

Rumple

Rumple is four friends, who happen to be idiots, who often play characters who are four idiots, who happen to be friends. Rumple was recently crowned the champions of The…

Ryan Darden

Ryan Darden

Fully prepared for the coming zombie apocalypse.

Sam Taggart

Sam Taggart

Sam is a writer, actor, and comedian living in Brooklyn. He co-hosts the monthly comedy variety show Cube, writes and acts in videos with MEAT, and performs stand up in…

Scott McLaughlin

Scott McLaughlin

A teacher still trying to learn from the world. If I make a mistake once, I will probably make it again. I'm bad at learning. Like I said... I'm trying.

Shane Smith

Shane Smith

Comedian, improviser, artist and cat lover. His cat, not yours.

Sheep Meadow Improv

Sheep Meadow Improv

Morgan and Mimi appeared in the Comedy Central sitcom Broad City, in a scene shot on location in Central Park’s Sheep Meadow. From there we began performing improv together as…

Siren

Siren

Siren is a four-woman improv team from New York City that loves to perform monoscenes. We're all UCB-trained improvisers with acting backgrounds. Christine Lin has appeared on Broadway and numerous…

Smokehouse

Smokehouse

Smokehouse in an independent longform team from New York City. All team members met and trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade, but individual members bring additional experience from theaters across…

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

Cawling ahl egsellant spellurs!

Steve Howze

Steve Howze

Steve Howze is a stand-up comic living on the streets of Richmond, VA. He’s totally good with kids. His sense of humor mixes race, relationships, pop culture, and class warfare…

Summerland

Summerland

Ellie Race-Moore and Ryan Coil began performing together in Improv Boston's fast-paced competitive short-form show "Face Off" as as ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. After a bit they decided to slow…

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

SHHHH! This show isssss aaaaa Seeeeeecret!

The Enemy

The Enemy

The Enemy is a Harold Team at UCBNY. They are, as of this submission, five-time Cage Match champions.

The Jam

The Jam

Get on stage and play!

The James Lindsay Quartet

The James Lindsay Quartet

The 5 performers that make up the James Lindsay Quartet draw from their various comedy backgrounds in improv, sketch, stand up, and scripted theater to create and perform new and…

The Johnsons

The Johnsons

We are the Johnsons. That makes us family. We may love, hate, fear and lust after one another, but we always support us. Our lineage stretches from the pre-premodial ooze…

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 N Crowd

The N Crowd

Lucky you! The N Crowd has ventured beyond the Philadelphia area. For almost 10 years audiences filled with brotherly love have been amusing the group with suggestions of “bathroom,” “podiatrist”…

The OverReactors

The OverReactors

The OverReactors is an improv group comprised of students at the University of South Carolina that practices and performs both long and short-form improv.

The Rap Battle

The Rap Battle

16 Emcees. 1 Eminem. The Rap Battle.

The Score

The Score

The Score is a DC based, indie improv team. We will leave you feeling pretty good about your life, the state of world affairs, make you want to re connect…

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…

Tops! Improv

Tops! Improv

Tops! is an independent long-form improv group based in NYC! We'd love to do your show and have a blast! Yayyyyy! We recently won UCB's Indie Cage Match and went…

Trash Island

Trash Island

Reigning as Philadelphia's premier vacation destination, Trash Island is a house team at Philly Improv Theater. Trash Island serves up mounds of hot, smelly laughs every Wednesday at Harold Night.…

Trevor Burke

Trevor Burke

Trevor Burke has been performing comedy since he was in the 4th grade.

We Are Thomasse

We Are Thomasse

We Are Thomasse (rhymes with "sassy") is a married-British-American-duo. Their comedy combines high concepts, charmingly absurd characters, and clever verbiage, while staying on the squeakier, wittier, side of clean. Even…

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.…

4DDI

4DDI

Remember back in college when you and your best friends used to do things like run around campus in a diaper, punch holes in walls with your face, and tickle…

5 Day Weekend

5 Day Weekend

Four gentlemen and one lady showing you the fun you can have on a Five Day Weekend.

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…

Airwolf

Airwolf

Please label your food if you don't want us to eat it.

Alex Fanning

Alex Fanning

Alex is originally from Rhode Island but now lives and works in Chapel Hill, where he also performs regularly at DSI. He has been doing comedy for five years, performing…

Alter iD

Alter iD

Bob Beshere is a comedic performer from Greensboro, NC. He has been performing improv, sketch, and stand-up comedy professionally since 2004. His one-man show, Alter iD, is a blend of…

Ambassador

Ambassador

Ambassador is one of the newest house teams from the Coalition Theater in Richmond, Va.

Amuse Bouche

Amuse Bouche

The only long-form improv comedy group based at the University of Virginia, beautifully aged like fine wine since 2007.

Andy Rider

Andy Rider

Andy Rider has been performing stand-up for five years and in that time he has appeared three times in the Charleston Stand-Up Competition Finals, beating out 50+ competitors from Tennessee,…

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?

Bear Golf

Bear Golf

Bear Golf is made up of nine women who are all best friends and love long-form improvisation. Bear Golf creates shows that are energetic, engaging and silly through the unyielding…

Bemo Laizure

Bemo Laizure

Bemo is smarter than you and there's nothing you can do about it.

Big Fat Fatties

Big Fat Fatties

Big Fat Fatties are a three-prov team from New York, New York. They were the longest winning team and eventual hosts of the UCB 3-on-3 improv tournament and are widely…

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…

Brick Penguin Presents

Brick Penguin Presents "The Dark Stuff"

Do you have secrets? Like dirty secrets? Ok, shameful dirty secrets that maybe actually aren't very secret anymore because you just started crying in front of your dentist? Brick Penguin…

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…

Cake Bagel

Cake Bagel

Cake Bagel is as whimsical as pink icing and as savory as smoked salmon. Or at least that's what we tell ourselves to justify our pre-show carbo-loading.

Casual Sex Offenders

Casual Sex Offenders

Casual Sex Offenders was born out of a UCB improv class in 2009 and, despite the efforts of a team of trained assassins, has refused to die. They do comedy.

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…

Coyote

Coyote

COYOTE is a highly physical, highly theatrical two-person improv comedy team. Featuring Langston Belton and Julie Sharbutt, the team is based in New York and can be seen weekly at…

Danger Friends

Danger Friends

Miles can't stand Brandon. Brandon can't stand Miles.

Drew Harrison

Drew Harrison

A product of conservative, small town USA, Drew takes the absurd and ridiculous events that have shaped his life, and blends it into his own style of comedy you need…

Drew Robertson

Drew Robertson

Drew Robertson is a comic living in Raleigh, NC. He is an artist and performer who likes to find the silly and strange in all aspects of life. At home…

Easy Baked Improv

Easy Baked Improv

Easy Baked Improv is a crazy group of college students from the rolling hills of the world's largest campus at Berry College. The deer outnumber students, and the nesting bald…

Ed, Tom & Rueben Present: Rueben, Ed & Tom

Ed, Tom & Rueben Present: Rueben, Ed & Tom

Ed Morgan, Tom Rittenhouse and Rueben Medina are three super-buds from Atlanta, Georgia. They are all members of the ensemble at Dad’s Garage Theatre Company and have nice haircuts.

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…

FART POLICE

FART POLICE

FART POLICE is delighted to return to NCCAF to perform some hilarious, energetic, inventive and (most importantly) classy long-form improv for you! In our show, we set out to explore…

Face Off

Face Off

The fastest, highest energy competitive improv show in Boston. New England's best comedians battle for your laughter and applause in a comedic duel to the death. Two teams enter: one…

False Profits

False Profits

False Profits is a comedy troupe at UNC that performs and produces all types of comedy-- sketch, written, video, improv, and standup. And we are the only troupe at UNC…

Family Show

Family Show

Winner of the Nickelodeon award for Best Children's Theater, Family Show dishes out laughs for adults and children every Saturday. Audiences consider us the “Pixar” of Boston Comedy. KIDS LOVE…

Festival '86

Festival '86

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

Fun Fun Fun

Fun Fun Fun

You know how sometimes you have such a good time you just can't help but think "wow, that was really just a lot of FUN"? Here's three of that!

Future Wives

Future Wives

Future Wives is a New York-based, super silly trio who understand that life is a balancing act between comedy and slumber parties.

Gayle

Gayle

Trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City and formed by a teacher there, Gayle is an independent improv team that has been performing in the city…

Group Hug

Group Hug

Group Hug is what happens when Sarah Eldred, Nick Faber, Brandon Holmes, and Rick Skarbez all hug. Usually after that, they do improv.

Gulf Oil

Gulf Oil

Put on your funny pants and catch the giggles because Gulf Oil is here to make comedy magic before your very eyes. Gulf Oil is an all-female improv team hailing…

Haroldo Rivera

Haroldo Rivera

Haroldo Rivera is a team of UCB trained improvisors from New York who perform the Harold. A fast, character driven world is created and explored each show. We also find…

Haymaker

Haymaker

Haymaker is the veteran Harold team of the Alchemy Comedy Theater. With a consistent cast of top players from the theater, this weekly performing team takes the improv standard of…

Homage: Improvised Movie

Homage: Improvised Movie

New characters, new conflicts, same familiar themes.

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 Charlotte

Improv Charlotte

Improv Charlotte believes it's more challenging, and therefore more rewarding, to create clean comedy that is both intellectually stimulating and laugh-out-loud funny. They have been voted the "Best Improv or…

Improv SLAM

Improv SLAM

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

ImprovBoston

ImprovBoston

For 30 years, ImprovBoston has been the region's leading theater and school dedicated to the art of comedy in all its forms.

Jimmy Fedora

Jimmy Fedora

Jimmy Fedora is New York's smoothest improv team. Using only your suggestion as a guide, Jfed takes the audience on a hilarious joy ride full thrills, chills, and...yes...spills. They guarantee…

Johan Miranda

Johan Miranda

Johan Miranda is a Peruvian American comedian that has established himself in the Bay Area comedy scene. San Francisco Magazine exemplified him as a comedian you should know you about.

John Sideris

John Sideris

Stand-up comedy, one mic, no props.

Josh Rosenstein

Josh Rosenstein

Josh Rosenstein performs stand-up comedy all over the Triangle area and across the south. His jokes tend to be self-deprecating and based on observations from his life as a southern…

Kevin James Doyle

Kevin James Doyle

Kevin James Doyle is a New York based stand up comedian and writer. He wrote and performs in the long running comedy How 2 B A New Yorker. Now playing…

Kristin Seltman

Kristin Seltman

Kristin has been using humor as a defense mechanism for almost thirty years. A NY transplant now living in Boston, Kristin entertains audiences throughout the North East. Many people say…

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!…

Lynn Bixenspan

Lynn Bixenspan

Lynn Bixenspan is really nice! Also, she’s done a lot of stuff. Like, she’s been on MTV, and the Biography Channel (Celebrity Ghost Stories). She’s also written for Fuse (Fuse…

Lynne Roberts

Lynne Roberts

Lynne Roberts is a high-energy standup comic from the Windy City. She is a writer, storyteller, and puts her whole body into her jokes! She has performed all over the…

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.

Mariel Cabral

Mariel Cabral

Mariel Cabral is a Boston area comedian who delivers quick wit with brutal honesty. Her act tackles important social issues like feminism, family dynamics, and farts. She can be seen…

Marty Archibald

Marty Archibald

Marty started his comedy career in Salt Lake City. He quickly became a regular performer at the Wiseguys comedy clubs in northern Utah. After three years, he spent a brief…

Midy Zevlin

Midy Zevlin

The Midy Zevlin is an exciting 2 person mono scene experience that explores a world created by multiple characters. Mike Zakarian and Andy Devlin put in a smart and fast…

Mister Sister

Mister Sister

Mister Sister is an all-female all-purpose comedy team from New York City. Their work is informed by their righteous feminism, and they are humbled by their crushes on everybody. They…

Mock Turtle Soup

Mock Turtle Soup

Mock Turtle Soup is an on-campus imrov comedy troupe at Clemson University. Formed in Fall of 2002, the organization's goal has always been to present high-quality long and short form…

North Coast

North Coast

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

Nutt House Improv

Nutt House Improv

Nutt House Improv has been performing every Wednesday night for the last 4 years 10 months and 3 weeks in Wilmington.

Overtime Improv

Overtime Improv

Take a little bit of short form improv (games and quick scenes) and mix that with a little bit of long form improv (formats that let things develop over time…

People Like Us

People Like Us

People like puppies. People like traveling. People like hors d'oeuvres. And when it comes to improv, People Like Us.

Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz has been perfecting comedy for the past three and a half years. He has been a finalist in the Charleston Comedy Competition for the last two years and…

Pigeon

Pigeon

While conducting his experiments, Nikolai Tesla fell in love with a pigeon he claims found him everywhere he went. He wrote about the pigeon extensively in his journals and claims…

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps

Once in a blue moon, a group of people come together and change the very foundation of sketch comedy as we know it.

Robert Andrew

Robert Andrew

It was through interactions with professional comics he admires that Robert Andrew worked up the nerve to do his first open mic, a local bi-weekly competition. Robert ended up winning…

Rocky Vee

Rocky Vee

Rocky Vee is a rag tag team of misfiring misfits who have conquered the indie improv scene of New York. They perform at spectacular venues such as Gentrify, Indie Cage…

Rs

Rs

Ryan Sheely and Rachel Dougnac have been best friends for 11 years, have been in a relationship for 10 years, and have been engaged for 7 years. They probably would…

Rumple

Rumple

Rumple is four friends, who happen to be idiots, who often play characters who are four idiots, who happen to be friends. Rumple was recently crowned the champions of The…

Ryan Darden

Ryan Darden

Fully prepared for the coming zombie apocalypse.

Sam Taggart

Sam Taggart

Sam is a writer, actor, and comedian living in Brooklyn. He co-hosts the monthly comedy variety show Cube, writes and acts in videos with MEAT, and performs stand up in…

Scott McLaughlin

Scott McLaughlin

A teacher still trying to learn from the world. If I make a mistake once, I will probably make it again. I'm bad at learning. Like I said... I'm trying.

Shane Smith

Shane Smith

Comedian, improviser, artist and cat lover. His cat, not yours.

Sheep Meadow Improv

Sheep Meadow Improv

Morgan and Mimi appeared in the Comedy Central sitcom Broad City, in a scene shot on location in Central Park’s Sheep Meadow. From there we began performing improv together as…

Siren

Siren

Siren is a four-woman improv team from New York City that loves to perform monoscenes. We're all UCB-trained improvisers with acting backgrounds. Christine Lin has appeared on Broadway and numerous…

Smokehouse

Smokehouse

Smokehouse in an independent longform team from New York City. All team members met and trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade, but individual members bring additional experience from theaters across…

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

Cawling ahl egsellant spellurs!

Steve Howze

Steve Howze

Steve Howze is a stand-up comic living on the streets of Richmond, VA. He’s totally good with kids. His sense of humor mixes race, relationships, pop culture, and class warfare…

Summerland

Summerland

Ellie Race-Moore and Ryan Coil began performing together in Improv Boston's fast-paced competitive short-form show "Face Off" as as ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. After a bit they decided to slow…

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

Super Secret Comedy LIVE

SHHHH! This show isssss aaaaa Seeeeeecret!

The Enemy

The Enemy

The Enemy is a Harold Team at UCBNY. They are, as of this submission, five-time Cage Match champions.

The Jam

The Jam

Get on stage and play!

The James Lindsay Quartet

The James Lindsay Quartet

The 5 performers that make up the James Lindsay Quartet draw from their various comedy backgrounds in improv, sketch, stand up, and scripted theater to create and perform new and…

The Johnsons

The Johnsons

We are the Johnsons. That makes us family. We may love, hate, fear and lust after one another, but we always support us. Our lineage stretches from the pre-premodial ooze…

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 N Crowd

The N Crowd

Lucky you! The N Crowd has ventured beyond the Philadelphia area. For almost 10 years audiences filled with brotherly love have been amusing the group with suggestions of “bathroom,” “podiatrist”…

The OverReactors

The OverReactors

The OverReactors is an improv group comprised of students at the University of South Carolina that practices and performs both long and short-form improv.

The Rap Battle

The Rap Battle

16 Emcees. 1 Eminem. The Rap Battle.

The Score

The Score

The Score is a DC based, indie improv team. We will leave you feeling pretty good about your life, the state of world affairs, make you want to re connect…

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…

Tops! Improv

Tops! Improv

Tops! is an independent long-form improv group based in NYC! We'd love to do your show and have a blast! Yayyyyy! We recently won UCB's Indie Cage Match and went…

Trash Island

Trash Island

Reigning as Philadelphia's premier vacation destination, Trash Island is a house team at Philly Improv Theater. Trash Island serves up mounds of hot, smelly laughs every Wednesday at Harold Night.…

Trevor Burke

Trevor Burke

Trevor Burke has been performing comedy since he was in the 4th grade.

We Are Thomasse

We Are Thomasse

We Are Thomasse (rhymes with "sassy") is a married-British-American-duo. Their comedy combines high concepts, charmingly absurd characters, and clever verbiage, while staying on the squeakier, wittier, side of clean. Even…

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.…