May
11
8:00 PM20:00

Love Square: An Improvised Musical Road Trip

Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents Love Square, and improvised musical road trip.

Love Square: Improv Cincinnati’s co-founders, Jon Ulrich and Colin Thornton, take a road trip to an audience suggested location. Along the way, they sing songs accompanied by Daniel Zimmer on keys. Every show has a new passenger — who will it be this time?

Opening improv teams are Operation Pretty Flower and Wampus!

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May
4
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Vote For Harris

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of improvised comedy!

Vote for Harris - Master improvisers Dan and Jessica Harris have been putting the spin on political scandals since 2020. What scandal is next? That is up to you!

Also featuring improv teams Soup Buddies and the IC debut of War Candy!

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Apr
20
8:00 PM20:00

Veracity: True Stories + Improv Comedy

Improv Cincinnati presents Veracity, a format where true stories inspire improv comedy scenes. This month we welcome Scott Holzman and Jeremy Moser, the founders of The Welcoming Party, a non-profit that brings together Cincinnati natives and people who are new to the area. In honor of our guests, new citizens receive admission for only twenty five cents!

It's graduation time for our students! Two advanced classes perform!

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Apr
6
10:00 PM22:00

The Cavalcade Showcase

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Improv Cincinnati introduces The Cavalcade Showcase, a monthly format that brings together freestyle rap, improv comedy, hip hop acts, stand-up, spoken word poets, etc...

Cavalcade - improv comedy inspired by freestyle rap. Beats by our music producer Stallatix and our beatboxing phenom Donatello. Rapping by Thegifted9, Charlie Roetting, Colin Thornton, and Jonathan Ulrich.

PoC - Patterns of Chaos is a hip hop band comprised of emcee Jay Hill, groovemaker Stallatix, and electric cellist Tophraps

Stand Up comics Daryl Clark and Luna Malbroux!

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Mar
30
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Sean Vs. The World

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Improv Cincinnati presents Sean Vs. The World, an evening of improv where our students line up to perform scenes with one of our most talented company members, Sean Dillon. Non-stop!

Also featuring Absolution Island: Jon Ulrich and Dan Harris absolve an audience member of their most embarrassing moment by recreating that moment with the power of improv.

Welcome to new indie team Separate Checks (Ellyn Broderick and Harrison Hensley).

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Mar
9
8:00 PM20:00

Love Square: Musical Improv

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents Love Square. IC’s co-founders, Jon Ulrich and Colin Thornton, take the audience on a musical road trip. Love Square is rooted in dynamic relationships and fringed with joy and playfulness. This week, we welcome Gauravi Shah as the passenger.

Also featuring improv teams Wampus and Shouting at Clouds.

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Feb
2
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: New Recruit

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an interactive evening of improv comedy.

New Recruit: Improv Cincinnati’s executive director Jon Ulrich performs with a lucky audience volunteer. It could be you! Or, you can relax and enjoy the show - participation not required.

Castle of Wonder

Partners in Actual Crime

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Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

Madelyn Masters' Improv Cafe

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Madelyn Masters (aka Tatiana Godfrey) is in town, and she’s hijacking our stage to bring Cincinnati an eclectic jazzy mix of poetry, singing, storytelling, and improv. Feel the warmth of old friends getting together, making art in the moment, and leaving your soul satisfied.

The evening’s openers will be Castle of Wonder and Partners in Actual Crime

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Dec
29
8:00 PM20:00

Musical Improv Comedy

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of musical improv comedy.

Musical Veracity - An all-star team of improvisers perform songs and scenes inspired by the stories from our special guest Stuart King, owner of Sundry and Vice.

Love Square - IC Co-founders Jon and Colin welcome back their favorite passenger, improv phenomenon Tatum Hunter, for an improvised musical road trip.

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Dec
22
8:00 PM20:00

Hot Mic: Hot Tati Christmas

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents Hot Mic.

Hot Mic is Cincinnati's only full length improvised musical. Everything is made up on the spot: the music played by the tiny elf band EZ/DZ, the carols sung by the merry ladies and gentlemen, the visions of sugar plum diva Tatiana Godfrey!

Join us for a festive evening of musical comedy!

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Dec
15
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Danger Girl

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of high stakes improv.

Danger Girl - Colin Thornton and Tracy Connor are veteran improvisers. Nothing can trip them up. But how will they handle the curve ball of having Colin's 14 year old daughter thrown into the mix? Sasha Thornton is “Danger Girl"!

Improv teams Shouting at Clouds and Partners in Actual Crime open the show.

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Dec
1
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Tone Vs. The World

Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of improvised comedy.

Tone Vs. The World: Tone Branson is a character generating powerhouse, but will he be able to match wits with a dozen improvisers awaiting him in the gauntlet.

Castle of Wonder: A misfit team of hilarious comedic actors perform the Harold, a twisted collision of scenes and thematic ideas.

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Nov
24
8:00 PM20:00

Comedy Show: Freestyle Rap and Improv

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of improvised comedy and freestyle rap.

Cavalcade - Charlie and Colin welcome local rapper thegifted9 and DJ SmokeFace for a rambunctious improv set with bold characters, all inspired by freestyle rap over fresh beats.

Partners in Acutual Crime - A student team makes their debut.

Half an Octopus - A student team makes their debut.

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Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

Improv Comedy: Top Shelf

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Improv Cincinnati at Clifton Performance Theatre presents an evening of top shelf improv.

Kevin & Jon - IC's Executive Director Jon Ulrich performs an improvised one act with Second City veteran improviser Kevin Crowley. Watch two masters of the craft show how it's done.

Triptych - What happens when you combine IC's Artistic Director Colin Thornton, Madcap's Artistic Director Dylan Shelton, and Impro veteran teacher Tracy Connor? An improvised one act full of emotional texture, dynamic acting, and fun choices.

Fractal Rock - IC's company members Sean Dillon and Charlie Roetting teach classes on character and how to make your scenes funnier. Their improvised duo is whip smart, slightly tilted, and always delightfully funny!

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