Show - August 7th 10pm TIX HERE
Workshop - August 7th SOLD OUT
IMPROVISE LIKE A MARRIED COUPLE - The same communication skills that make for a good relationship make for a good improvised scene. Real-life married couple Craig and Carla Cackowski (from the duo Orange Tuxedo) share their favorite exercises that foster open communication between scene partners! Learn how to read each other’s minds, express your ideas clearly, and avoid arguments (while still getting what you want).
“The Stumptown Improv Festival is officially a thing now, and word’s getting out!”
–The Portland Mercury
The Stumptown Improv Festival’s first two years have been bonkers (or, as Jed likes to say, “bonkerz”). We’ve sold out shows and forced audience members to sign up for obscenely long waiting lists. We’ve attracted some of the most well-regarded improv groups performing today from LA, NYC, San Franscisco, Vancouver, BC, Minneapolis, and, of course, Portland. Performers who are vets on the festival scene have raved that “this is one of the best festivals we’ve ever been a part of”. We’ve offered huge gift bags to our comedians and gave people leather coasters embossed with our logo. We are OUT OF CONTROL.
Will we “rock steady” again in 2016? Answer: will will “steady rock all night long”. We’re going to alleviate those aforementioned waiting lists because we’re heading across the river to Artists Repertory Theatre! More seats = more comedy. So if you don’t get in to see a show this year, you’re just plain lazy. We’re got some of the best groups around the country to help us christen our new venue. We might even smash a champagne bottle on the side of the building, if they let us! Summer. Is. Here.