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    COMEDY & IMPROV

    The Organ Trail Live!

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    October 4 - October 25, 2014

     *****This show will feature LIVE SPLATTERING BLOOD EFFECTS & is BYOPoncho!*****

    The Organ Trail Live is an interactive horror-comedy game show based on a zombie version of the classic computer game, The Oregon Trail.

    Audience members will take on the role of survivors during a zombie apocalypse who must work together to guide their caravan of station wagons to safety along the West ...more


    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

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

    September 30 - November 18, 2014

     Have fun making up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover topics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form...more

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

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

    October 1 - November 19, 2014

    Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. The class’s interactive exercises build listening and communication skills, heighten awareness and teach you how to be more playful, spontaneous and...more

    Free Pre-show Improv Jam

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

    August 10 - November 23, 2014

    6:30pm Free Improv Comedy Jam:
    Come by the Kleberg Lobby for some drinks and snacks while the Merlin Works instructors lead guests through some fun, short-form warm up games...more

    Maestro RAW

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 24 - November 29, 2014

    Every weekend for the past 12 YEARS the Hideout has presented twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions… a battle...more

    All The Time Travels All The Time

    Presented by dystheatre and The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    October 19 - November 29, 2014

    It's a workshop, it's a festival, and it's a show. It's all three in every show. It's a smorgasbord fiesta safari of localized ART. Theatre, dance, puppetry, film,...more

    THICKER THAN WATER: THE 18th ANNUAL McGgUTCHINS FAMILY REUNION SHOW

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    November 1 - November 29, 2014

    Join us every Saturday in November at Coldtowne Theater for a night of Sketch Comedy that will touch you in places you may or may not want to be touched!

    The McGgUTHCINS are comprised of...more

    Merlin Works Improv Mixer (Free!)

    Presented by Merlin Works at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    January 4 - December 6, 2014

    Merlin Works hosts monthly improv mixers first Saturdays 2pm – 4pm at The Long Center. The Mixer is a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce the joy of improv to new...more

    Nothing and Everything: Improvised Anton Chekhov Plays

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    November 8 - December 20, 2014

    Anton Chekhov is arguably the most celebrated playwright since Shakespeare. This giant of Russian literature is famous for his four game-changing major plays: The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three...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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