Something free: Troupe members draw names from a basket and improv with other troupe members,
Improv comedy means nobody knows what's about to happen. They just hope it'll be funny.
Eleven improv comedy troupes, with 60-80 performers from
"What we'll perform has never been seen on stage," says festival organizer
Kohart is one of the founders of The RiP, a local improv and sketch comedy group formed in 2005, and the producers of the Colorado Improv Festival.
The evening features 20-30 minute, PG-16 performances from troupes in both short-form and long-form comedy. Short-form improv is similar to games played on the TV show "Whose Line is it Anyway?" Long-form improv builds an entire 20-60 minute scene around suggestions from the audience.
The group started when the five women weren't allowed to perform with Makeshift Shakespeare, a
"The plots are straightforward: Somebody needs to get married," says director
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