We have a brand new convention center and in celebration are hosting the first Nashville Comedy Convention.We will be highlighting and poking fun at everything that makes a good convention great and memorable. From all night presentations to motivational speakers and everything in between do not miss the fun romp around the workplace & Nashville.
Have you ever felt:
Surrounded by crazy managers?
Ready to murder your co-workers?
Hate sitting through presentations?
The Nashville Comedy Convention will make it all better.
This is a special 18-and-up 9pm show so leave the kids at home and prepare for a entertaining edgy grownup night out.
Our theater is conveniently located within walking distance of several great Nashville bars & restaurants. PM, Chago's Cantina, Jackson's Bistro & Bosco's Restaurant & Brewing Company are just a few of the options in the area.
Saturday June 1st at 9pm
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Come see why the Nashville Improv Company has consistently been performing to sold out crowds in Music City. As Nashville’s professional improv company, they bring the best of improv comedy & theater to audiences everywhere
Laura Hall from Whose Line is it Anyway? with her husband Rick Hall. The biggest musical improv event in the history of Nashville!
We couldn't WAIT to post this news. Best known as the improvisational pianist on television’s “Whose Line is it Anyway?”, Laura Hall has played across the country with the Groundlings, iO, ComedySportz, and toured the country doing live performances with Drew Carey and the Improv Allstars.
Also joining us, Second City veteran and Laura’s husband, Rick Hall! In addition to being a founding member of Chicago’s Improv Institute, he’s a talented writer, actor, and musician. We are amazingly blessed and pleased to welcome them to Nashville.
One night only. come see Laura, Rick, and the cast of the Nashville Improv Company bring the Music back to Music City.
We have no doubt that this show will completely sell out, so order your tickets early for this once in a lifetime show.
Saturday June 22nd, 8pm
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2013 Shortform Improv Derby with Nashville Improv Company & Louisville Damaged Goods Saturday May 18th
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Saturday May 18th at 7pm
It’s a great 2-4-1 performance! Bet on the comedy trifecta, Louisville, Nashville, and you. Louisville’s premier improv company is heading down south to performing with the NIC. Blending together like a perfect mint julep, this refreshing shortform show will be a night to remember.
Based out of Louisville, Kentucky, Damaged Goods has quickly become The River City’s premiere and most sought after improv comedy troupe. In just three short years, they’ve taken their special and unique brand of high energy short form improv games and managed to become a recognizable name in Louisville’s soaring and vibrant arts scene. In 2011, Damaged Goods was chosen as the 3rd place “Best Comedian” as well as the 3rd place “Best Performing Arts Group” as voted on by the people of Louisville in the LEO Readers’ Choice Awards. In April of 2013, Damaged Goods set a new standard for improv in Louisville as they were honorably selected to be a part of the 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival. Damaged Goods currently performs regularly at The Bard's Town Theater in Louisville.
Come see why the Nashville Improv Company has consistently been performing to sold out crowds in Music City. As Nashville’s only professional improv company, they bring the best of improv comedy & theater to audiences everywhere.
Nashville Improv Company is having their semi-annual auditions! Nashville’s own professional improv company, they bring the best of improv comedy & theater to audiences everywhere, and are looking for a few great improvisers who want to perform regularly in Nashville.Do you walk and talk yes, AND? Are you as excited about Whose Line coming back as we are? Can you name a few improv greats and love everything pop culture? Then please sign up to audition today!
Audition dates: May 7th, 13th & 14th 2013
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Visiting from Chicago for one night only, and joining the Nashville Improv Company, El Guapo! Made up of 4 players from iO’s mainstage they are taking their signature style and performing some of the best improv in the world. Two shows, one night. Totally improvised.
Shortform Fiesta at 7pm.
Featuring the most classic improv games, see the NIC and El Guapo blend their critically acclaimed styles in a high-energy party inspired by you!
Come see why the Nashville Improv Company has consistently been performing to sold out crowds in Music City. As Nashville’s only professional improv company, they bring the best of improv comedy & theater to audiences everywhere. Teaming up to join them is El Guapo, featuring Chicago's own Joey Romaine, Adal Rifai, Michael Johnson & Scott Elam. Two teams, Infinite Possibilities.
9pm Especial Longform
El Guapo was created by veteran Second City & iO performers from the birthplace of longform improv. These Chicago players will dazzle you with a classic improv style rarely seen in Nashville, as they deftly weave an entire story inspired by you. In addition, the Nashville Improv Company will perform a brand new show called “VIVA NASHVILLE!” celebrating the city you love by showcasing styles and games you can only see here in Music City.
Tickets are $10 a show, or see both shows for only $17! A limited number of dual tickets are available.
We highly recommend ordering your tickets early. Both shows are not to be missed and we strongly suggest you get your tickets TODAY. You will not be disappointed. The last 10 shows have sold out in advance.
The Nashville Improv Company, where our high energy comedy shows feature the best in improvised games, comedy, scenes and more! Spend an evening shouting out suggestions and enjoy being a part of a unique, interactive and entertaining performance every 1st & 3rd weekend.
Scott Elam is a proud Nashville native and Chicago resident. He has studied improv and sketch comedy at iO and the Second City. He performs regularly at iO with Sears Tower and also works for Second City aboard Norwegian Cruise Line ships. He is thrilled to be a guest of the Nashville Improv Company.
Joey Romaine plays a mixture of real and fictional characters, all connected in some way to the extended family of Victor "Pug" Henry, a middle-aged Naval Officer and confidant of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He would like to thank the Nashville Improv Company for letting him come play!
Mike Johnson was born and raised in Chicago. He currently is a member of Chicago's ComedySportz Theater and perfoms regularly at iO Theater with Sears Tower, Dinner Bell and Felt.
Adal Rifai has been improvising in Chicago since 2006. While having done many shows at both Second City and The Annoyance you can see Adal weekly at iO with the house team Revolver and with Whirled News Tonight. He has performed, taught and coached teams all over the U.S. and currently is coaching Sears Tower and teaching at iO. He also heads up the coaching and incubator programs at the Playground Theater in Chicago and performs and tours with the independent team Pudding-Thank-You. Adal is delighted to play in Nashville and can't wait to try Prince's hot chicken!
Nashville Improv has been entertaining audiences with their unique brand of high energy improvised comedy nationwide. They're bringing the best of improv & theater into the 21st century, recently being featured on Comedy Central's Drunk History, and past performances with Laura Hall from Whose Line is it Anyway, the Chicago Improv Festival, Geek Media Expo, and selling out shows consistently
nationwide. Nashville Tennessee's own professional improv company with regular classes, performances and corporate training. Thank you for stopping by. It’s great to meet you.