IMPROV COMEDY

See What’s Funny: Comedy For A Cure

April 7, 2012

Here is the info on Dustin’s upcoming comedy show fundraiser! FEATURING IMPROV BY: Dog Court – Ricki’s Lake – Funkle Todd – Anorexic Bear U.S. National Improv Team – Karma Haus – Goose Long Island City, NY (April 5, 2012) – We all know that laughter is the best medicine. That’s why The Queen’s Secret […]

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What Makes Kids Laugh?

January 30, 2012

This week we welcome actress, comedian and children’s show performer Annie Claffey into studio 3A to talk about performing for kids.  What makes children laugh?  What can you learn from performing for both kids and adults? Which member of Dawson’s Creek would you most want to make out with? It’s all there and more. http://media.blubrry.com/thecomedynerds/p/thecomedynerds.com/wp-content/podcasts/Episode_193_Performing_For_Kids.mp3Podcast: […]

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Developing Trust

November 14, 2011
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In this week’s episode we talk about trust. In a group dynamic, how important is trust? The trust you have that your fellow team members in everything from them being funny to supporting your ideas, to showing up on time. We discuss why you need trust, and what trust is and what it isn’t. Plus […]

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The Friars Club Improv + Sketch Competition (NYC All Up In It)

June 1, 2011

The Friars Club announced the ten finalist and alternates for their Improv and Sketch Competition and NYC comedy totally dominated the selections.  Take a look at the final groups below, then go watch them fight each other to the comedy death June 24th & 25th at the UCB theatre.  The winner brings home $5,000 to […]

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From The Mail Bag: Best Comedy Cities & Disappearing Scenes

August 23, 2010

In the week’s episode, we answer some questions from the mailbag. One listener wanted to know the best cities to do comedy in. We spoke on the topic with surprising authority considering 95% of the shows we’ve ever done have been in New York. Another listener asked about when thriving comedy scenes suddenly dry up, […]

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Del Close Marathon Starts Today!

July 30, 2010

If you are an improv nerd then today is the bestest day of the year.  The Del Close Marathon begins today at the UCB Theater (and a bunch of other locations as well.  Visit the site for more details.)  For the uninitiated, the Del Close Marathon is to improv nerds what the Playboy Mansion Lingerie […]

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Backstage At The Friars Club

July 5, 2010
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This week we are reporting from the FrISC, which is the Friars Club Improv and Sketch Competition. 5 Sketch teams and 5 Improv teams went up against each other and the winner went home with $10,000 to make a short film that will be shown at the Friars Club Film Festival. Dan talks to Sue […]

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