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    Alt Girl Cinema: Romy & Michele's High School Reunion

    Presented by Women's Community Center of Central Texas

    September 24, 2016

    We are excited to bring the next film, ROMY & MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION, at an outside venue. The Women's Community Center of Central Texas created Alt Girl Cinema to provide a cultural space and programming for women filmmakers, artists, and supporters.

    • Doors open at 7:00 pm. Screening starts at 7:30 pm or when the sun goes down.
    • Admission fee $5 with all proceeds going toward ...more


    Merlin Works Improv Singing 101

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 28 - November 16, 2016

    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

    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,...more

    Merlin Works Improv 101

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 29 - November 17, 2016

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Have fun and meet new friends while playing improv games and acting out scenes in a relaxed and safe environment. Learn the fundamentals of improvisation....more

    Amy Schumer LIVE

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    November 18, 2016

    Amy Schumer, star and writer of the Emmy Award-winning show “Inside Amy Schumer” and the hit movie “Trainwreck,” returns to Austin to take the stage at the Frank Erwin Center on Friday,...more

    Free Open Warm-up Jams

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    March 13 - November 20, 2016

    Free Open Warmup Jam

    Join the cast of our Second Sunday Improv Show in fun warm up improv games. An instructor leads group and paired activities to give you a taste of the improv...more

    What's the Story Steve

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

    September 24 - December 17, 2016

    What’s the Story Steve is ColdTowne Theater’s weekly show for kids and their adults. Each week we create original, fully improvised journeys through a story of the audience’s...more

    Tom Booker's Game Night!

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 23, 2016 - January 28, 2017

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

    Join Tom Booker as he host an late night show catering to those who love to play improv games! Tom will invite audience...more

    Saturday Night Tightrope

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 23, 2016 - January 28, 2017

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

    Saturday Night Tightrope is an opportunity for students, alumni, and friends of The Institution Theater to collaborate,...more

    Long Center Presents: Jeanne Robertson

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

    February 3, 2017

    Jeanne Robertson is a professional speaker who specializes in hilarious humor based on her life experiences. Speaking to thousands of people annually, she utilizes her positively funny style to...more

    Long Center Presents: Fran Lebowitz

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

    March 8, 2017

    Purveyor of urban cool, witty chronicler of the “me decade” and the cultural satirist whom many call the heir to Dorothy Parker, Fran Lebowitz remains one of the foremost advocates of the...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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