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Movie Riot performs the Movie Format, with an extra spice of amazing physicality, meta-textual scene painting, and big bad energy/characters. Our shows are big displays of fun and lots of spinning plates. Our plots are unusual, but rewarding to the movie lover and audience member alike.
See a movie live before your very eyes with the wet and wild boys of MOVIE RIOT. Austin’s hometown heroes create a wholly unique never before seen cinematic masterpiece using magic, physical prowess, verbal wizardry, near limitless energy and love [of movies]. It’s theatre of the mind, in your face- for his/her pleasure. MOVIE RIOT! Dont’ miss it.
MOVIE RIOT is one of Austin’s premiere improv performance teams- and the best group specializing in the legendary “Movie Format”. The supergroup consists of All-Star Austin improvisers- Lance Gilstrap, Kirk Johnson, Joshua Krilov, Carlos LaRotta, Mac Blake, and Kyle Sweeney. You can see this band of brothers every week in their acclaimed improv showcase Friday Nights at 7pm at the Coldtowne Theater
Show Length (in mins): Our normal sets are 35-45 minutes
Previous Festival Experience / Awards:
OOB 2014, 2013 (I think), Wafflefest 2014,
B. Iden Payne Nomination (2014),
ColdTowne Best Troupe [a tie as The Academy] (2013),
ColdTowne Best Marketing [a tie] (2014),
ColdTowne Best Poster (2014)