2016 Festival Submissions Officially Closed!

Submissions for the 2016 Antelope Valley Improv Comedy Festival are officially closed! Thank you to all of the troupes and comedians who have submitted this year, and special thanks especially to Bill Binder and Nick Armstrong of The Improv Network for all that they do to help foster the growth of improv theatre and facilitate improv comedy festivals throughout the United States and Worldwide To our amazement we received nearly…

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New Venue Announcement!

We know we have been keeping you all waiting for too long! However, after searching high and low for the perfect venue to hold this years festival we’ve finally found it! We are thrilled to announce that the 2016 AV Improv Comedy Festival will be taking place at the *DRUM ROLL*… Arbor Court Antelope Valley Entertainment Center!   The ACAVEC is a beautiful venue, ran by Destiny Surrenders Productions, just…

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2016’s New Venue TBA Soon!

Hey Improv Fans! We have figured out where we will be holding this year’s festival! We loved hosting our festival at the Blvd Cinema last year, but, this new space is quite a bit a step above! We are very excited to partner with this company and will be divulging the info soon! In the meantime please sign up for our e-newsletter! If you are a troupe or comedian interested…

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Submissions for 2016 now open!

Hey Improv Fans! It has been awhile! So sorry it has taken me awhile to update the site! I have been on “sabbatical” in Portland, OR performing in some theatre and spending some much needed time with my family, not to mention the trees and the rain (A nice change from the heat of the desert!) I am still overwhelmed with how awesome last years festival went! We had some…

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National Improv Network Interview!

Recently the AV Improv Comedy Festival’s director, Chris Calvin Murphy, had the honor of being interviewed by Bill Binder of the National Improv Network! 2015 marks the inaugural year of the AVICF, and we are excited for the support we have had in the local Antelope Valley community, and in the improv community online! This is going to be a great festival! Check out the full interview by clicking here.

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Tickets On Sale Soon!

Tickets for the festival will be going on sale this week! You will be able to purchase them online or in person on Thursday’s at the Lancaster Farmers Market in front of the Blvd Cinemas! In the meantime, check out the performers page to learn more about the awesome comics and troupes our festival is hosting this year! Also, we are still seeking volunteers for the festival and people who…

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Standard Registration Opening Soon!

Time is going by so fast! Early Registration is closing in 2 days for the #AVICF2015! But, Standard Registration will be open for the next month, followed by Late Registration that ends September 1st. Although we at the AVICF2015 would prefer to not charge a registration fee, it is those fees that are helping this awesome festival (besides all of the amazing volunteers working hard for free!) get off the…

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The Train Has Left The Station (and May the 4th Be With You!)

#AVICF2015 just went live on Friday and… Submissions are open, you can do so by following the instructions on our site or by visiting the National Improv Network link: www.nationalimprovnetwork.com/?festivalkey=281 We have already gotten some great submissions from solo artists, a few improv troupes, and a couple amazing musical acts! Our Facebook page has already blown up! Make sure to LIKE us on facebook and twitter to be included in…

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