Comedy Festivals Episode
Today's episode is all about upcoming Comedy Festivals! Festivals you can submit to and/or go see! To get a little insight on each festival Jason talked to organizers and executive producers of 5 different festivals. Listen in as they go in depth on why the festivals were started and how to submit! There's also mention of a really great improv resource!
Jason talks to old friends Harrison Brookie and Alrinthea Carter of the Alchemy Comedy Theater in Greenville, SC where the New South Comedy Fest is put on and Greg Tavares of Theatre 99 where the Charleston Comedy Festival is put on. Jason also chats with new friends of the show Justin Lukasewicz of the Tucson Improv Movement and organizer of the Tucson Comedy Arts Festival, Jill Valentine of Stage773 and executive director of the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and the Chicago Women's Funny Festival, and executive producer of the Westside Comedy Festival, Nick Armstrong. Links below for all of these theaters and festivals!
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Alchemy Comedy Theater
New South Comedy Festival - newsouthcomedy.com
Charleston Comedy Festival - charlestoncomedyfestival.com
Tucson Improv Movement
Tucson Comedy Arts Festival - tucsonimprov.com/tcaf
The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival - stage773.com/sketchfest
The Chicago Women's Funny Festival - stage773.com/cwff
Westide Comedy Theater
The Westside Comedy Festival II - westsidecomedy.com/festivals
Find so much about improv festivals and more at TheImprovNetwork.org
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