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    COMEDY & IMPROV

    Church of Indeterminate Divinity

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    January 3 - January 31, 2015

    The Church of Indeterminate Divinity combines the daring of improv comedy, the excitement of live music, and the crippling existential doubt that’s the birthright of every human.

    Each week, an all-star cast of Austin improvisers and a live band draw on the real experiences of the audience to create a show that ranges from hilarious to heartbreaking and back again.

    You’ll laugh, ...more


    GRIMM NOIR

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 20 - March 7, 2015

    We all know the stories: Cinderella and her glass slipper, Jack and his magic beans, Sleeping Beauty and her curse. But what if there were a different, grittier side to those beloved tales of...more

    WONDERSHOW

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    March 20 - March 21, 2015

    For One Weekend Only, don't miss incredible performances from magician and mind reader VINNY DePONTO (“Breathtaking” –NY Daily News), the rock star of Jugglers, MARCUS MONROE...more

    HURLY BURLY - An Improvised Burlesque Story

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 6 - March 27, 2015

    The Sugarbowl Cabaret swings open its doors once more to the opulent jewel that has drawn many a man in and kept many a women's secret. But behind all the sequined glamor and lush decor is a...more

    Austin Busker Project stages

    Presented by Austin Busker Project and Art Alliance Austin

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    For the second year, Austin Busker Project brings great local and international street performers to the Art City event in downtown Austin. Our lineup includes aerial acrobats, magicians,...more

    Paula Poundstone

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    August 22, 2015

    Over the span of her remarkable career, Paula Poundstone has amassed a list of awards and accolades that stretch the length of a great big tall guy’s arm. She not only shot through the glass...more

    IMPROMP-TWO - A Casual Improv Duo Night

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 25 - August 30, 2015

    **** FREE SHOW EVERY SUNDAY AT 7PM!  FREE PARKING!   DONATION BAR! ****

    ImprompTwo is a casual evening of improv performance featuring the duo Cascade with a different top-notch...more

    BOOKER AND A BUDDY

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 27 - November 28, 2015

    **** Fourth Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    Storied and renowned Austin improviser, Tom Booker, performs an hour-long improvised romp with a friend of his...more

    MONOLOGUE JAM - Solo Competitive Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 7 - December 5, 2015

    **** First Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    The world is full of characters: yours. The Austin Improv Monologue Jam celebrates the power of instant...more

    WHITEBOARD: COMEDY IS A MESS

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 14 - December 12, 2015

    **** Second Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    Improvisation, Institution style, that invites the audience to literally fill up the board with too many ideas....more

    TARANTULA - Organic Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 21 - December 19, 2015

    **** Third Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    Tarantula is Improv like you’ve never seen before. It’s an experience. It’s an organic, odd,...more

    The Fancy Pants Mash Up

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 6, 2014 - May 1, 2020

    Sometimes the owners of the Hideout go on fancy trips. And sometimes, while on these fancy trips, they find something so delightful that they can’t help but bring it back to share with...more

    The Flying Theater Machine

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 25, 2014 - May 2, 2021

     Select Sundays in May & June, at the Hideout Theatre, Flying Theater Machine presents a hilarious and delightful family friendly improv show:...more

    Free Class

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 4, 2014 - May 21, 2022

    Curious about classes at the Hideout, but not quite ready to commit to six weeks and $189? Come check out a FREE sample of our classes.

    We’ll give you a low-pressure taste of the...more

    Pick Your Own Path

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 13, 2014 - November 11, 2022

    BEWARE AND WARNING!

    This show is different from all other shows.

     

     

    You the audience and YOU ALONE are in charge of what happens in the story.

    Do...more

    The Free Fringe

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 22, 2014 - May 24, 2024

    After a few drinks at the bar, improvisers are prone to saying things like “Wouldn’t it be crazy if…?” or “I just had the most insane idea for a show…”...more

    Maestro: Elimination-Style Improv Comedy

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 17, 2014 - May 25, 2024

    Every Saturday at 10:00 the Hideout presents twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions — but only one of them will make...more

    The Weekender

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 25, 2014 - May 26, 2024

    Every Sunday night is a combination of Austin’s newest student performers and some of the most experienced troupes in town.  Get blown away by the raw, joyful energy of the...more

    The Big Bash

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2024

    The Big Bash‘s all-star lineup of performers will kick off your weekend with games, scenes and improvised stories in the audience’s favorite genres. This show combines the very best...more

    PGraph Presents

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2024

     

    Parallelogramophonograph (Kareem Badr, Kaci Beeler, Roy Janik, and Valerie Ward) has been performing together for over 8 years and 500 shows (and counting!).

    They specialize...more

    Improv, Standup, Writing and Sketch Comedy Classes

    Presented by The New Movement at The New Movement, Austin

    October 31, 2009 - Ongoing

    The New Movement is the only venue in Austin dedicated solely to studying the comedic process – our teachers have jump-started the careers of hundreds of performers, come see why! Our...more

    The Threefer

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    January 14, 2010 - Ongoing

    The Threefer is absolutely the best way to get a sample of what Austin improv has to offer. Troupes from every improv theater in town converge to perform here every Thursday, for only three...more

    Kick Butt Actors Open Mic

    Presented by Kick Butt Coffee at Kick Butt Coffee, Austin

    January 11, 2014 - Ongoing

    The Kick Butt Coffee Mic is open to all actors...film, stage, internet or otherwise to work out your craft in front of a real live audience. Like all our new open mics this may take some time to...more

    Improv Zero-Free Intro Class

    Presented by The New Movement

    June 1, 2013 - Ongoing

    It certainly seems that taking an improv comedy class would be nerve racking. We understand you may want to test drive before you sign up, that’s why we offer our FREE Improv Zero class...more

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