Improvisation in Metro Atlanta
As of 10/30/14
Improv Venues in Metro Atlanta
With regular performances
- Manuel’s Tavern – Laughing Matters – Monthly
- GA Tech Black Box Theatre – Let’s Try This! (Multiple shows per semester) Weekly workshops.
- Whole World Theatre Company – Ensemble and Multiple troupes. Adult & two levels of youth classes, Corporate programs.
- Dad’s Garage Theatre – Ensemble, multiple shows, Rookie Team, Multiple levels of classes. Corporate Programs.
- The Basement Theatre – Multiple shows, Classes. Stand-up, International Programs, and an annual Improv Festival.
- The Village Theatre – Ensemble – “Danger”, “Botox or Bangs”, “The The Village Captain’s Log”, Thursday Jam. Multiple levels of classes. Corporate programs
- The Brink Improv Theatre – Scottdale. Multiple shows and classes. Corporate Programs
- The Hanger – Shark Party
- Emory University – Rathskeller (Two shows per semester)
- Academy Theatre – Stockbridge and Hapeville – “Battle Axe (Laughing Matters), and Collective 51 Improv. Youth Classes.
- Atlanta Workshop Players – Holcolmb Bridge Road, Alpharetta – Banshee Improv
- Lionheart Theatre, Norcross – Off The Cuff Improv
- The Elm Street Cultural Arts Village and City Center Auditorium, Woodstock – iThink Improv Troupe
- Kennesaw State University Arts District – K.I.S.S. (Kennesaw Improv Society, Stupid)
- The Earl – Catch 23
- The Highland Inn – IRS (Improv Roadshow) Monthly
- The 529 – “Drug Money”
- Act 3 Theatre – Sandy Springs – “Youth Improv Troupe”
- 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.
The Applied Improvisation Network, Southeastern Regional Group http://appliedimprov.ning.com/group/ain-southeast-us
DuMore Improv – Corporate Programs.
Improv Teams and Troupes – This list is incomplete at best.
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
Witless Protection – Indie
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.