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    Marcus Sams – Our New Board Member

    We are thrilled to announce that Marcus Sams is our newest Board Member here at The Improv Network! He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to our team. We cannot thank Marcus enough for volunteering his time and energy. You can meet Marcus on our Improv FAQ conversation read on

  • Image of theater seats which is a factor in producing a show. Photo by Felix Mooneeram.

    Producing Your Own Improv Show

    Hey you. Congrats on producing your own improv or sketch show!  Welcome to the wonderful and thankless world of production. Everything is almost solely on your shoulders!  Nope, don’t run… you’re in it now.  And there’s no escaping. When producing your own improv or sketch show, you’ll want to focus on five main areas. These read on

  • Countdown to a Unique Fundraiser

    If innovation and adaptability are the soul of improv. There are possibly no better personifications of it than Kelly Buttermore and Justin Peters. The creators of From Justin to Kelly, The Very Normal Festival and The Countdown Improv Festival have spent years re-imagining what it is to be performers and teachers, creating conferences and festivals read on

  • Soap Opera as an Exercise for Long-Form

    If you’ve been doing long-form improv for a while, it’s easy to forget how daunting it is as a student to make the leap from short-form. And if you have been doing long-form, it’s also easy to have plot-heavy sets where everyone is struggling to connect to one another. To strengthen the skills and confidence read on

  • Healthy Festival Selection for your Troupe

    Festival selection can seem daunting. Selecting which festivals to submit to used to be a ludicrous hypothetical. 20 years ago, depending on the part of the world you lived in, there were maybe three or four festivals that were feasible to visit. Everyone put their VHS tapes in the mail and hoped for the best. read on

To provide every venue, troupe and improvisor, anywhere in the world, access to the tools and resources they need to create excellent improv and run excellent venues.

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A photo of Marcus Sams

Marcus Sams – Our New Board Member

We are thrilled to announce that Marcus Sams is our newest Board Member here at The Improv Network! He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to our team. We cannot thank Marcus enough for volunteering his time and energy. You can meet Marcus on our Improv FAQ conversation read on
Image of theater seats which is a factor in producing a show. Photo by Felix Mooneeram.

Producing Your Own Improv Show

Hey you. Congrats on producing your own improv or sketch show!  Welcome to the wonderful and thankless world of production. Everything is almost solely on your shoulders!  Nope, don’t run… you’re in it now.  And there’s no escaping. When producing your own improv or sketch show, you’ll want to focus on five main areas. These read on

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