LABOR DAY WEEKEND August 29th to September 4th

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The New Movement’s 10,000th Show!

The New Movement’s 10,000th Show!

The New Movement opened its doors in Austin, Texas in February 2009. After a couple of years of producing shows all over Austin, all over Texas, The New Movement planted another flag in New Orleans. Since then, with the tireless efforts of TNM faculty, staff and...

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Venue Spotlight: ColdTowne Theater

Venue Spotlight: ColdTowne Theater

ColdTowne (Michael Jastroch, Arthur Simone, and Justin York) evacuated New Orleans in September 2005 and landed in Austin, where the improv community was already strong and gaining momentum. A local video store owner allowed ColdTowne to launch a Chicago-style...

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Venue Spotlight: The New Movement

Venue Spotlight: The New Movement

The New Movement (TNM) is a 100% comedian-owned and operated company with improv theaters in Austin and New Orleans. TNM prides itself on being a safe haven for artists and comedians and a boundless well of entertainment options for everyone else. TNM teaches improv...

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Headliner Spotlight: Chickspeare LA

Headliner Spotlight: Chickspeare LA

“Sprinkled in among the comedy you’ll find just enough drama to ground the levity. A heartfelt soliloquy to love by one of the fools was surprisingly perceptive, and a father and son duel à la Hamlet ended in a delicious turnabout.” — BroadwayWorld...

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Headliner Spotlight: The Defiant Thomas Brothers

Headliner Spotlight: The Defiant Thomas Brothers

Returning to headline the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival for the second year in a row, the Defiant Thomas Brothers are an American comedy duo known for their fearless approach to material about race, stereotypes, and human nature. From their infamous “Jews” song, to...

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Headliner Spotlight: White Women

Headliner Spotlight: White Women

As the name obviously suggests, “White Women” is an improv group comprised of seven black men. Despite being primarily housed out of UCB, White Women has performed at basically every venue in Los Angeles, and also put on shows in NYC and San Francisco. They had the...

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Headliner Spotlight: Marcella Arguello

Headliner Spotlight: Marcella Arguello

“Too lazy to shoot hoops and too tall to model, Marcella Arguello stands over 6 feet. Although she may be taller than most men, the only thing more intimidating than her height is her comedy.” Marcella Arguello is a stand up, writer, and actress hailing from Northern...

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Headliner Spotlight: Witch Taint

Headliner Spotlight: Witch Taint

What’s more extreme than extreme? The most extreme, brutal, and Satanic black metal band of all time — Witch Taint. Lance is a 19-year-old Norwegian black metal superfan hailing from Gary, Indiana. Sure, he lives with his parents, but that didn’t stop him from...

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