List of Upcoming Improv Festivals


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I've added a page to the IRC Improv Wiki, so there could be an up to date list of Upcoming Improv Festivals. If you know of an improv festival not listed there, please add it. Or provide the following details here and someone will add it for you.

Name of Festival:
(please state if they are approximate dates or subject to change)

This event is full for performers looking to compete in the throw down but all are welcome to watch and attend the workshops and have a great weekend together! This event is being professionally taped for a DVD so come be part of the very first one and get some DVD exposure and be seen!

Keith Hanshaw, Producer
Don't Break the Streak
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Vancouver International Improv Festival

Name of Festival: 11th Annual Vancouver International Improv Festival
City/Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dates: October 5 - 9, 2010
Submissions due: June 5, 2010

Application forms can be downloaded on the site. Happy applying!
Rochester Improv Fringe Festival Rochester, NY October 14th - 17th

RIFF - The Third Annual Rochester Improv Fringe Festival is now accepting applications for improv acts and workshops. Armando Diaz, owner and director of the Magnet Theater and creator of the long-form format "The Armando Diaz Experience", will be headlining the RIFF on Saturday, October 16th and teaching workshops all weekend long. For more information please see
9th Annual Los Angeles Improv Comedy Festival

Name of Festival: 9th Annual Los Angeles Improv Comedy Festival
City/Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: June 6th-11th, 2011

The 9th Annual Los Angeles Improv Comedy Festival will run June 6-11, 2011 at The iO West Theater in Los Angeles.

The fest, which attracts improv and sketch comedy performers from across the country, will feature improv and sketch shows on iO West's three stages throughout the week. Check out the website for information on celebrity performers!

This year’s fest will also feature more than 80 comedy workshops available to the public for registration, including workshops with iO's founder, Charna Halpern.

The iO West Theater is located at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard and features a full bar. Mainstage shows are 21 and up. Parking is available at theater for $5 with validation.
Charleston Comedy Festival Submissions Open

Hey IRC CCF wants to know what you got going on. Check the link to see how to submit. It FREE to submit and we pay performing artists.

Thanks Greg Tavares