Nutt House Improv, People Like Us, Da Vinci, Midy Zevlin, HaymakerNUTT HOUSE IMPROV (Wilmington, NC, USA): Nutt House Improv has been performing every Wednesday night for the last 4 years 10 months and 3 weeks in Wilmington.
PEOPLE LIKE US (Washington, DC, USA): People like puppies. People like traveling. People like hors d'oeuvres. And when it comes to improv, People Like Us.
DA VINCI (Richmond, VA, USA): Art, architecture, invention, fart jokes. These are the cornerstones of Leonardo Da Vinci's genius, and the group that bears his name celebrates his legend through support, character, and gettin' weird, creating a masterful work of fart.
MIDY ZEVLIN (Cambridge, MA, USA): 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 paced performance that can be enjoyed by both improv nerds and first time viewers!
HAYMAKER (Greenville, SC, USA): 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 Harold and makes it our own. Get ready for long-form focused on FUN!
Overtime Improv, Improv Charlotte, Ruffle Duffle, The James Lindsay QuartetOVERTIME IMPROV (Richmond, VA, United States): 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 on stage and weave scenes into a larger picture) and what do you get? Medium form. That makes no real sense. But that's okay - it's all made up anyway!
IMPROV CHARLOTTE (Charlotte, NC, USA): 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 Sketch Comedy Group" in Charlotte for two years in a row, and recently, their shows have been selling out.
RUFFLE DUFFLE (Chapel Hill, NC, USA): Laugh. Fight. Win.
THE JAMES LINDSAY QUARTET (Boston, MA, USA): 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 innovative long form improv structures. While the format changes, every show is guaranteed to offer big laughs, big fun, and James making at least one references to boats! JLQ performs regularly at ImprovBoston and other venues in and around Boston. Once a person on a podcast said he liked one of our shows.
NouN, Easy Baked Improv, Mock Turtle Soup, The OverReactors, The WhethermenNOUN (Boone, NC, USA): NouN is the worst and only improv group at Appalachian State University. We specialize in multiple forms of improvisation including, but not limited to, short form. We rock out with our socks out. And by that we mean we wear socks with our chacos. Or sockos for short.
EASY BAKED IMPROV (Rome, GA, USA): 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 eagles are more popular than the sports games, butttt it's whatever.
MOCK TURTLE SOUP (Clemson, SC, USA): 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 improvisational comedy to the student body, and so the organization looks forward to the experience once again to perform and learn alongside all the great acts at NCCAF.
THE OVERREACTORS (Columbia, SC, USA): 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 WHETHERMEN (Charlottesville, VA, USA): 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 and highly popular shows have earned them a beloved spot among UVA students. The Whethermen fill the Chemistry Auditorium twice a semester with their shows (unlike Chemistry lectures, which fill the Auditorium zero times a semester).
Amuse Bouche, Toast! Improv, Suspicious of Whistlers, Let's Try This!, New and Improv.'dAMUSE BOUCHE (Charlottesville, VA, USA): The only long-form improv comedy group based at the University of Virginia, beautifully aged like fine wine since 2007.
TOAST! IMPROV (Columbia, SC, USA): 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 Chapel Hill! We're all best friends and we'd love for you to be ours, too!
SUSPICIOUS OF WHISTLERS (St. Louis, MO, USA): The Voice of Long Form Improv in St. Louis!
LET'S TRY THIS! (Atlanta, GA, USA): 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! is a creative outlet for many and is open to everyone and anyone who is interested in improv. LTT! has workshops twice a week and strives to push its members to new and interesting feats in life and in improv.
NEW AND IMPROV.'D (Harrisonburg, VA, USA): JMU's only comedic improvisation troupe, performing both long form and short form improv comedy.
Future Wives, Jimmy Fedora, Pack, Trash IslandFUTURE WIVES (New York, NY, USA): Future Wives is a New York-based, super silly trio who understand that life is a balancing act between comedy and slumber parties.
JIMMY FEDORA (New York, NY, USA): 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 you'll be fedora-philes by the end of the show!
PACK (Richmond, VA, USA): PAtrick and niCK.
TRASH ISLAND (Philadelphia, PA, US): 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. Always group-minded and highly supportive, Trash Island's castaways follow the fun, taking audiences through adventures that are both heartfelt and hilarious.
Ambassador, Coyote, Sheep Meadow Improv, Mister SisterAMBASSADOR (Richmond, VA, USA): Ambassador is one of the newest house teams from the Coalition Theater in Richmond, Va.
COYOTE (New York, NY, USA): 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 The Peoples Improv Theater, and around the city.
SHEEP MEADOW IMPROV (New York, NY, USA): 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 Sheep Meadow, hosting a weekly improv show called Dessert Cart. NYC improv impresario Nicholas Feitel recently chose Dessert Cart as his annual pick for Best Indie Improv Show, calling Morgan and Mimi “the patron saints of indie improv here in New York City.”
MISTER SISTER (New York, NY, USA): All-female, All-purpose comedy.