List of improvisational theatre companies


List of improvisational theatre companies

Many theatre troupes are devoted to staging improvisational performances.

Improv theatre companies

North America

United States

* [http://www.relapsecomedy.com Relapse Theatre] (Atlanta, Georgia)
* [http://www.ad-libs.com Ad-Libs Comedy Improv Troupe] (Dallas, Texas)
* Cabaret Dada (Cleveland, Ohio)
* ComedySportz (various locations)
* [http://www.fourdayweekend.com Four Day Weekend] (Ft. Worth, Texas)
* Friday Nite Improvs (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
* Improv-Abilities (Kansas City, Missouri)
* Jet City Improv (Seattle, Washington)
* Laughing Stock (Salt Lake City, Utah)
* Off the Top (Park City, Utah)
* Spontaneous Productions (Owatonna, Minnesota)
* [http://www.strangerthanfiction.us Stranger Than Fiction] (New Hampshire)
* The Dead Parrots Society (Bellingham, Washington)
* The N Crowd (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
* The Skinny Improv (Springfield, Missouri)
* [http://www.theyimprov.com THEY improv] (various locations)
* Unexpected Company (Warwick, Rhode Island)
* Unexpected Productions (Seattle, Washington)
* [http://www.einsteinsimplified.com Einstein Simplified] (Knoxville, Tennessee)

California

* [http://www.roartheatre.com ROAR Theatre] (San Diego)
* The Un-Scripted Theater Company (San Francisco)
* The Really Spontaneous Theatre Company (Los Angeles)
* The San Francisco Improv Alliance (San Francisco)
* The Groundlings (Los Angeles)
* The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
* ImprovOlympic West (Los Angeles)
* BATS Improv (San Francisco)
* 3 for All (San Francisco)
* The San Francisco Improv Co-Operative (San Francisco)
* Second Nature Improv (Los Angeles)
* [http://www.improvshmimprov.com Improv Shmimprov] (Orange County)
* [http://www.thelobbyimprov.com The Lobby] (Orange County / Inland Empire)
* Dangerous Men/Dangerous Women (Sacramento)
* [http://www.synergy-theater.com Synergy Theater] (San Francisco)

Colorado

* [http://www.BovineMetropolis.com The Bovine Metropolis] (Denver)
* [http://www.ImpulseTheater.com Impulse Theater] (Denver)
* [http://www.MadCapImprov.com MadCap Theater] (Denver)
* [http://www.theStickHorses.com Stick Horses in Pants] (Colorado Springs)

Florida

* [http://www.secondthoughtimprov.com Second Thought Improv] (Ocala)
* [http://www.mod27.com Mod27] (Lake Worth)
* [http://www.TampaBAIT.com Bay Area Improv Theatre] (Tampa)
* [http://www.laughinggassimprov.com Laughing Gas Improv] (Miami)
* [http://www.justthefunny.com/ Just the Funny] (Miami)
* Random Acts of Insanity (Daytona Beach)
* Second Base Improv Troupe (Daytona Beach Area)

Illinois

* The Second City (Chicago)
* ImprovOlympic (Chicago)
* The Playground (Chicago)
* The Annoyance Theatre (Chicago)
* Improv Institute (Chicago)

Massachusetts

* [http://www.grandmas3rdleg.com Grandma's 3rd Leg] (Salem)
* Improv Asylum (Boston)
* ImprovBoston (Boston)
* Troubled Shores (Martha's Vineyard)

Missouri

* Hot Seat (Branson)
* Improv-Abilities (Kansas City)
* The Skinny Improv (Springfield)

New York

* [http://www.mopco.org The Mop & Bucket Company] (Albany)
* [http://www.nutsandboltsimprov.com Nuts and Bolts] (Rochester)
* [http://www.thepit-nyc.com The Peoples Improv Theatre] (New York City)
* Upright Citizens Brigade (New York City)

Virginia

* [http://www.amuseboucheimprov.com Amuse-Bouche] (Charlottesville)
* [http://www.benttheatre.com Bent] (Charlottesville)
* [http://www.comedyindc.com/ ComedySportz D.C.] (Arlington)
* [http://www.comedysportzrichmond.com/ ComedySportz Richmond]
* [http://www.wm.edu/so/improv/ Improv Theatre] (Williamsburg)
* [http://orgs.jmu.edu/improv/ New & Improv'd] (Harrisonburg)
* [http://www.student.virginia.edu/~improv/ The Whethermen] (Charlottesville)
* [http://www.washingtonimprovtheater.com/index.htm Washington Improv Theater] (Washington, D.C.)

Canada

* Canadian Improv Games (Canada)

Alberta

* Rapid Fire Theatre (Edmonton)
* Die-Nasty (Edmonton)
* Oh Susanna! (Edmonton)
* Loose Moose Theatre (Calgary)
* The Kinkonauts (Calgary)

British Columbia

* ACT! Improv (Victoria)
* The Impromaniacs (Victoria)
* !nstant Theatre (Vancouver)

Manitoba

* SoapScum (Winnipeg)

Ontario

* The Second City (Toronto)
* The Impatient Theatre Co. (Toronto)
* The Bad Dog Theatre Company (Toronto)
* [http://www.projectproject.ca PROJECTproject] (Toronto)

Quebec

* Ligue Nationale d'Improvisation (Quebec)

Europe

pain

* [http://www.teatroinstantaneo.com/ Teatro Instantáneo]

Belgium

* Inspinazie (Leuven)

Czech

* Czech improvisation league (Prague)

France

* [http://www.aia-le-site.com/ AIA - Association d'Improvisation Antiboise]
* [http://www.improvisades.org/ LES IMPROVISADES] The one and only improv' league in which the players are students and workers, performing under the colors of theirs enterprises!
* [http://www.euximpro.fr/ Eux, Compagnie d'Improvisation] (Paris) Fance's first Harold team!

Germany

* [http://www.improshow.de/ ComedyCompany] (Göttingen)

Italy

* Improteatro [www.improteatro.it] [http://sites.google.com/a/accademiaimpro.com/umbertidee/ Accademia dei Riuniti] [http://www.attimatti.it/ AttiMatti] [http://www.belleville.it/ Belleville] (Bologna, Padova, Cesena,Imola) [http://www.leimpronte.net/ Impronte] [http://www.improvvisamente.net/ Improvvisamente] [http://www.novaurbs.org/ Nova Urbs] [http://www.quintatinta.it/ Quinatinta] [http://www.teatribu.it/ Teatribú] (Milano) [http://www.teatroterradinessuno.it/ Teatro Terra di Nessuno] [http://www.verbavolant.roma.it/ VerbaVolant] (Roma) [http://www.vocieprogetti.it/ Voci e Progetti]

Netherlands

* Boom Chicago (Amsterdam)
* easylaughs (Amsterdam)

lovenia

* Narobov (Ljubljana)

United Kingdom

* Improvedy (London)
* The Spontaneity Shop (London)
* The Scarlet Impernels (Bristol)
* The Oxford Imps (Oxford, UK)
* The Shrimps (Sheffield, UK)
* The Durham University Improvised Comedy Society (Durham, UK)
* Melting Pot Impro (London)

Australia

* Impro Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia)
* Edge Improv (Brisbane, Australia)
* [http://www.impro.com.au/ Impro Theatre ACT] (Canberra, Australia)

Hong Kong

* The People's Liberation Improv Troupe

New Zealand

* The Court Jesters (Christchurch, New Zealand)
* Welington Improvisation Troupe (Wellington, New Zealand) ( [http://www.wit.org.nz/] )
* The Improvisors (Wellington, New Zealand)

outh America

Brasil

* Teatro do Nada (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)www.teatrodonada.com.br

Peru

* Liga Nacional de Match de Improvisación (Lima, Peru) [http://www.pataclaun.com/campeonato/index.htm Web Site]

Philippines

* SPIT (Silly People's Improv Theatre)

* Philippine Playhouse

ee also

* improvisational theatre
* improvisational comedy
* Playback Theatre


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