The ladies of Hot Hot Goss serve up Hot Hot Fire, the feminist way.
The ladies of Hot Hot Goss serve up Hot Hot Fire, the feminist way.
"Rebekka" regularly practices various improv forms while nailing game with perfect execution by being the best listeners in improv history. They also honor the eternal improv Goddess 'Ms. Seafood'.
Scratch 'N Sniff is a movie-form improv team. Go watch the fifth reboot of that one blockbuster, then we'll perform an original for you in 20 minutes or less!
Though Elixir Improv started as the last ever house team formed at iO, we’ve found a home in the LA Indie Improv scene. With five diverse individuals on stage, our sets draw upon our unique points of view to create an eclectic and fun show. Sometimes we get dark, sometimes we get too real, sometimes we get silly…but we always have fun.
Tres Leches is Anne Akhila, Robby Wagner and Wes Martinez. Diverse players who also happen to be BFFs…who love cake. Each member is a product of both The Groundlings & UCB making their long form improv a delicious sweet dessert you just want to eat up. Performances are rich with characters (icing), grounded in real relationships (cake), with special weirdness that brings it all together (platter). With only three improvisers on stage, there is time to explore (eat) each character and scene, but also move quickly into wacky premises (digest). (We love cake.)
Bitchcoin brings you all the highs & lows of cryptocurrency trading without the hassle of the blockchain but with a audience suggestion & a montage.
4 silly friends come together to make audiences around the world taste the rainbow with longform improv!
Snake Pit hosts a monthly show at the Clubhouse where the sets get weird and bits are welcome. We shake off the classroom work and have fun!
Wooden Furniture is an intense, fully-committed, physical and emotional team. Their scenes aren't 4 dudes standing 4 feet apart, talking at each other with ironic detachment. No, it's 4 dudes living in an alternate reality, going for broke, attacking the scene and often each other. Watch the mayhem unfold!
Room 604 performs a "Close Quarters: show that takes place entirely in and around the same location. Give us a place that exists in any city and we'll introduce you to the fascinating characters that work, play, shop, workout and/or live there!
Gringos is a Latinx improv comedy team featured in Los Angeles Magazine and LA Weekly with sold out shows at UCBT-LA, iO West, and Second City Hollywood. Come laugh with the crazy Latin family you wish you had!
Quick. Funny. Supportive. Dominique. These are some of the words that describe Santa Monica in the 80's.
LoserLebrities are a Los Angeles based group Est. 2015. Come check them out performing their own unique longform improv variation – Location, Location, Location!
Juni is an all-female, long form improv team who met at iO West. We started out as a Harold team and were awarded first runner up in iO's indie Harold competition. With the help of our wonderful coach, Holly Laurent, we have worked on creating our own form that we perform today! 🙂
Are you a Human? Do you love watching Humans be funny?
Human is a diverse group of people who love doing improv. Join us for laughs!
Featuring Dan Torson and Danny Mastrangelo, MasTor is two tall dudes doing too tall comedy. With tight game play and sharp characters you won't want to miss, MasTor is ready to knock your socks off and then pick them up and hand them back to you because they get that socks can be expensive sometimes and they're sorry they did that.
Andrew and Rob and Kait are best friends who love each other and love to do improv together. Safe Weird has performed together since 2011. They did regular shows at Philly Improv Theater. They performed at Slapdash International Improv Fest in London as well as Nashville Improv Fest.
What do four college friends from Tucson, Arizona love more than anything? Making it home in time by 7pm for Jeopardy, the fastest half-hour on television. But when we’re not doing that, we love playing fast and loose slackers on stage for all of you! Don’t worry, only 95% of the show will be presented in question format and we’ll keep Daily Doubles to a minimum.
Our team has a unique style creates the illusion that you're watching a TV show. A workplace comedy, like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, workaholics, Mash, etc. Our team is the host of "Improv Your Show". A show that parities of other show Ie. Black Mirror, Big Bang Theory. Time to put some gravy on La indie improv Festival.
Boy Ho is 50% silly delight, 50% unanimous agreement, 50% speedy ride to Funsville, and 50% following through on every fun thread, which means 200% of comedy and misunderstanding how percentages work.
An improv show celebrating the magic of the one word suggestion! For each team, we ask the audience for a word of power, a word that holds some personal significance that they'd be willing to share.
Do you love Lieutenant Columbo? We perform an improvised episode of Columbo! See him investigate LA's criminal Upper-Class, and bring them to justice!
Dinner Badge is an all women team that performs a monoscene. Any further surprises will hereby remain within the set, thank you.
What's Up Doc is an improvised mockumentary. Employing fast-paced story and committed character work, this show is heavy on detail and light on actual facts. The audience supplies the topic and they create delightful romp through what could have been.
We love making people giggle! Whatever it takes…slip on a banana peel on stage? we'll do it.
Do a mono scene? we'll do that also.
We like to take big swings, so we do a deconstruction where we can take a bunch of big swings up top and turn them into juicy premises. We love to blow out an idea, we love group scenes, and we love to rile each other up
It's a little known secret that for the past five years, these three men have been performing the same monoscene. Come see how it ends.
LydLyns comes together for just this weekend, so catch their joyful, ephemeral two-prov before it flutters off like a curious butterfly.
Trapper Keeper does a wild premise-based montage packed with over-the-top characters who could only be described as "true freaks." Are you someone who is considered "unpleasant"? Are your opinions "off-putting"? Trapper Keeper will likely play a version of you — but funny, and NOT racist!
Two British communications professionals rock a meditation Harold. Funny, strange and committed. Amelia will have you ommming along in no time. Literally it’s how they start the show.
An improvised play that focuses on the catharsis built out of comedy from drama.
Nerdvana has performed their geektacular brand of improv and sketch comedy in L.A. and around the country for the past dozen years. At one point they found themselves writing for a show on a Christian television network because hey, life doesn't make much sense. Essentially, they're Corey Doctorow meets E.L. Doctorow meets the guys who would beat them up for typing that.
I Believe in You Peter does a wildly bizarre set filled with great stuff. Maybe we'll ask you for a suggestion? Maybe We'll ask for a story about your first car? Maybe we'll give you candy and ask for money. But we'll definitely have fun! Lets break down this wild roster of performers.
Pedro Rojas – The Enforcer
Katie Elsaesser – Ankle Expert
Scott Anderson – Stealth Master
Sydney Harris – A Real Life Wolf
Tori Brenna – The Architect
Mark Jacob – Street Boxing Champion
Keith Anderson – Sentient Water being
Caitlin Davis – Fought Trump in the 80s
Evan Daniels – Invented Batteries/Medicine
We hope to see you there!
Period Drama is your average all-British, all-female team, performing improvised plays set in various British historical periods, performed in various British accents. Cheerio and ta' very much!
Falkor is the premier improv team in the Central Valley of California as part of the Nothing Thtr.
Tupperware Party is a feisty female group of character specialists who perform the seldom seen documentary form! Each show, the partiers (Chrissy Baker, Marcelina Chavira, Sandy Green, & Megan Moran) keep it fresh with new titles, characters, interviews, and more.
Just a bunch of intelligent babies* bringing you into their giant, silly world.
*Not actual babies. Or gimmick babies. We're adults. Sorry for the confusion.
These people aren’t friends outside of work. Luckily for them, work is a monoscene.
Old Chicago Improv Friends are beyond excited to be reunited in LA. It's gonna be a high energy show. Just a heads up.
A high energy goofy improv team committed to making the audience and each other laugh!
We improvise an entire musical in a fraction of the time you would waste on a Broadway show.
We do 2 person scenes and let them breathe, with a group scene at the end bringing the characters back.
We are Second City graduates who have existed as Coco Van for over 7 years. For over 6 years, we have hosted shows, first at the former Neon Venus, and for the last three in The Treehouse at The Clubhouse and have given the chance to countless indie teams to perform.
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Powerline is here to deliver the energy straight to your home with silly yet grounded improv.
Take a one way trip (coach only, no dinner service) into savage bananas, Llama cucumber suicide and other high energy surrealist mind punches. This shiz is funny, weird and committed AF.
Webster's dictionary defines 'Gossamer' as a film of cobwebs floating in air in calm clear weather, or something light and delicate.
Following their debut at last year's festival, Small Talk has spent the past twelve months honing and practicing. They might be one of the city's smallest Harold teams, but they've got some of the biggest mouths! Don't miss Small Talk!
We start our shows with a monolog version of pillars of light, followed by a montage. The somewhat personal nature of that storytelling opening helps our montage stay grounded even when we take big risks or come up with strange characters. We trust each other and have fun at our shows (so the audience can too!).
Janine Hogan creates fully improvised comedic songs based on audience suggestion where she layers beatboxing and vocals to make GOOFY AND FUN DANG ART
This team formed at a party and the party never stopped… also, they do silent soundtrack improv.
Feeling pretty? Come see Sally Dwangle do a pretty flower for you and frolic in the garden of improv.
Gawds is the combination of Monika Smith and Michael Garcia, 2 veteran improvisors that believe in grounded, relationship based comedy and the non-existence of a higher being.
Their shows are both laugh out loud funny and at the same time really sweet or sad, just like life. Comedy can be more than just laughs and thats what Gawds aims for in each show.
Want to see a team that supports the hell out of each other? Hand Stuff is all about making a big choice & running with it. Come for a night of Hand Stuff, stay for the magic.
Take the two cutest animals you can think of. Now combine them into one. You've created: PUPPYCAT! A group of individually adorable humans that combine their powers into one quick, silly, high-energy improv team. Incidentally, Puppycat is not responsible for shoes that end up chewed or any small dead animals left behind as "gifts".
Broth Bag once spent 2 and a half minutes of a show counting down from 150. Was that comedy? They don't know and they don't care. This is what you can expect from Broth Bag.
4 Black guys getting strength from their 4 distinct haircuts.
4 Hollywood Assistants turn their worst assistant stories into long-from improv comedy.
Star Improvisers and Storytellers together on stage create one-of-kind magic that can only happen in Hollywood. Hey, That’s Shoe Biz!
Anne Akhila, Krishna Smitha, Nikhil Deshpande, Zef Husain, and Anosh McAdam are Uncle. Beyond being an all-Indian, long-form improv troupe, Uncle's mission is to bring its' own, unique, frame of reference to the stage. We are not just 5 flannel shirts up here. We want to help inspire other POC artists to get up here and play! And if anyone wants to hit up Artesia after the show, dosa's are on us (not really).
We host Church Improv = LA's longest running two-prov only improv show. Every Monday night upstairs at the Clubhouse. We are insane.
Awkward High Five was formed when a group of improvisers was bombarded by cosmic radiation during an unauthorized test flight of an experimental rocket ship. Though this gave them absolutely no special powers or heightened abilities of any kind, it was nonetheless a meaningful bonding experience. Now watch them do a Pretty Flower!
Very grounded monoscenes. The focus is on great acting. Real, moving memorable scene work.