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.

Airwolf

Airwolf

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

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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.

Airwolf

Airwolf

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

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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.…