Improvisation in Atlanta, GA 10/30/14

Improvisation in Metro Atlanta

As of 10/30/14

Improv Venues in Metro Atlanta

With regular performances

  1. Manuel’s Tavern – Laughing Matters – Monthly
  2. GA Tech Black Box Theatre – Let’s Try This! (Multiple shows per semester) Weekly workshops.
  3. Whole World Theatre Company – Ensemble and Multiple troupes. Adult & two levels of youth classes, Corporate programs.
  4. Dad’s Garage Theatre – Ensemble, multiple shows, Rookie Team, Multiple levels of classes. Corporate Programs.
  5. The Basement Theatre – Multiple shows, Classes. Stand-up, International Programs, and an annual Improv Festival.
  6. The Village Theatre – Ensemble – “Danger”, “Botox or Bangs”, “The The Village Captain’s Log”, Thursday Jam. Multiple levels of classes. Corporate programs
  7. The Brink Improv Theatre – Scottdale. Multiple shows and classes. Corporate Programs
  8. The Hanger – Shark Party
  9. Emory University – Rathskeller (Two shows per semester)
  10. Academy Theatre – Stockbridge and Hapeville – “Battle Axe (Laughing Matters), and Collective 51 Improv. Youth Classes.
  11. Atlanta Workshop Players – Holcolmb Bridge Road, Alpharetta – Banshee Improv
  12. Lionheart Theatre, Norcross – Off The Cuff Improv
  13. The Elm Street Cultural Arts Village and City Center Auditorium, Woodstock – iThink Improv Troupe
  14. Kennesaw State University Arts District – K.I.S.S. (Kennesaw Improv Society, Stupid)
  15. The Earl – Catch 23
  16. The Highland Inn – IRS (Improv Roadshow) Monthly
  17. The 529 – “Drug Money”
  18. Act 3 Theatre – Sandy Springs – “Youth Improv Troupe”
  19. The Big House on Ponce – Periodic Improv and “Dottie Show” “Rapp Battlez Dirty Zouth” (Not necessarily Improv yet primarily Improv Players)

DUCK, Decatur yoUth Comedy Krewe, (from Decatur High School – on hold)

YAP (Young Actors Playhouse, Marietta – Recently Closed.

Applied Improvisation

The Applied Improvisation Network, Southeastern Regional Group

DuMore Improv – Corporate Programs.

Improv Teams and Troupes – This list is incomplete at best. 

Laughing Matters

Let’s Try This – Georgia Tech

Automatic Improv – Indie

OTC Comedy Troupe

iThink Improv Troupe

Decatur yoUth Comedy Krewe. DUCK – Indie


KISS – Kennesaw State Improv

Salon du Shoguns – Indie

Shark Party

Witless Protection – Indie

Banshee Improv

Diversionary Tactics – Ryan Lafitte, David Nayyar, John Maynard, Nate Weimer – Indie.

Dad’s Garage Mainstage Ensemble

Dad’s Garage Second  tier ensemble

“Ed, Tom & Rubin do Rubin, Ed & Tom” (I have to check on the order of the names)

The Village Theatre ensemble

“Danger” – The Village

Chalk Outline – The Village

Botox or Bangs – The Village

Rufio – The Village

Whole World Mainstage ensemble

Unusual Suspects – Whole World

Improvasaurs – Indy

Collective 51 Improv

Catch 23 – Rene Dellafont

Improv in Public Schools (Incomplete list)

Dekalb School of the Arts (HS), Avondale Estates, GA

Northview High School, Duluth, GA

Lambert High School, Suwanee, GA

St. Francis Schools, Roswell and Milton, GA

Prince Avenue Christian School, Bogart, GA

Druid Hills Middle School, Decatur, GA

Freedom Middle School, Stone Mountain, GA

Professional Improv Classes

Alliance Theatre – Middle school level

Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, GA

Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, GA

Dancing Goat Theatre, John’s Creek, GA

Nick Conti’s Professional Actors Studio, Atlanta, with periodic graduation performances.