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    COMEDY & IMPROV

    BUZZ BAND

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    May 8 - May 23, 2015

    **** FREE PARKING!  DONATION BAR!  LIVE MUSIC!  LOTS OF LAUGHS! ****

    What would you be willing to do to make it, to have your music heard? The road to success is paved with the failures of others and the pitfalls that will cripple you if you're not careful. With nothing but a dream and your knuckles bloodied from knocking on doors, where will you land in the history of rock n roll?

    Set in the ...more


    Improv at ZACH Second Sunday Comedy Showcase with special guest The Escorts

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    June 14, 2015

    Watch the improv all-stars of Austin, The Known Wizards, headline this improv comedy showcase with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, surprisingly good songs, and fantastic stories all...more

    Artist INC Austin Live "What Works" Workshop

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    June 16, 2015

    What Works Workshop - June 16

    What do artists and entrepreneurs have in common? Everything.

    Want to learn more about how artists create sustainable careers? Attend our free...more

    You Can't Stay Here

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    May 15 - June 20, 2015

    **** FREE PARKING!  DONATION BAR!  COMFY SEATS!  LOTS OF LAUGHS! ****

    Two in the morning. Closing time. You and your friends might want the night to go on forever,...more

    Disney's Beauty and the Beast JR.

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater, Austin

    June 19 - June 22, 2015

    Be our guest for this production of a classic Disney favorite. The beloved songs and characters brought to life by the TexARTS Youth Musical Theatre Academy are sure to enchant audiences of all...more

    REGIS AND RICKLES: One More for the Road

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    June 24, 2015

    We saved the best for last. Peerless comedy icons Don Rickles and Regis Philbin have been friends for over half a century. Join these legendary entertainers as they trade stories about their early...more

    Scene of the Crime

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 2 - June 27, 2015

    Saturdays at 8pm this May and June, the Hideout Theatre presents Scene of the Crime, a completely improvised murder mystery.


    Inspired by the works of Agatha Christie, a group of...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

    What's the Story Steve?

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    April 4 - August 29, 2015

    What's the Story Steve is improvised, interactive theater for kids and their adults. Based on suggestions from the audience, our cast creates a completely new show every week. Featuring Steve,...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

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Austin Public Library - Carver Branch, Austin

    September 23, 2015

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    Free Improv Mixer

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    April 26 - November 15, 2015

    Merlin Works hosts monthly improv mixers fourth Sundays 3pm – 5pm at The ZACH. The Mixer is  a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce the joy of improv to...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

    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

    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

    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

    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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