Happy Valley XL Improv Festival 2022May 19-21, 2022
What venue(s) will be a part of the festival?
All shows will take place at the Blue Brick Theatre. The Blue Brick Theatre is within walking distance of our main hotel: The Hyatt State College.
What lodging options are available?
The Hyatt State College is available for $109/nt + tax and is right next door to the venue. The Country Inn and Suites is available about a mile away fro $119/nt.
What transportation options are available?
Uber or rental car is the best transportation to and from the airport for performers. Once at the downtown hotel, everything is within walking distance.
What dining options are available?
Upon checkin, performers and visitors will get a list of local restaurants and coupons.
What local events or attractions are available?
We will be hosting daytime events such as hiking Mount Nittany, touring the Penn State Campus, and viewing the Penn State arboritum.
How much stage time will performers receive?
Each team can expect a 25 minute slot.
What is the range of shows and styles the festival is seeking?
We are seeking anytime of show!
What is the local improv scene like?
Our audience is accustomed to longform improv.
What are the festival's goals?
Our goal is to bring more joy and exposure of improv to our local community.
What are the selection criteria for this festival?
We want to make sure the teams and individuals applying adhere to our tenets which can be found here: https://www.happyvalleyimprov.com/about.html
What unique improv experiences will performers gain?
We will be having workshops by Jill Bernard, Nick Armstrong, Carla Cackowski, and Jaime Moyer!
Open to improvisers and spectators from around the globe, the 3-day Happy Valley XL Improv Festival will truly be a Happy Valley Improv Festival. In addition three evenings of shows and a star-studded list of instructors, you'll have the opportunity to tour Penn State's campus, visit bucolic sites, experience downtown State College, and more!