Friday Shows: AS Improv Alumni Reunion Jam

2021-08-20 8:30 pm - 2021-08-20 10:30 pm
AS Improv Alumni Reunion Jam

When: Bar opens 8pm, Jam begins 8:30pm
Where: Location TBA

$5

All proceeds from the AS Improv Reunion Jam go to Directions for Living, supporting trauma-informed care for the most vulnerable populations in Tampa Bay.

Get back in the jam! ASI students, performers, alumni, and instructors are invited to laugh, celebrate, and kick off a return to live, in-person improv comedy.  A fun and supportive environment to jump up to play, perform, and create together!
Health and safety guidelines for performers will be outlined at the top of the event.

Are you sitting down for this great news? We’ve had fun performing and playing on screens and outside, but now we’re ready to LOL together again at the theatre! Imagine it: a group of humans laughing at a group of humans, who are laughing! RETURN OF THE LAUGHS is full day of events celebrating everything that makes us giddy with excitement, chortle with glee, and guffaw with joy. Choose your own adventure from 2 improv showtimes, plus a variety of workshops, and a panel conversation with some of Tampa Bay’s most unique and hilarious artists. Join us for the first of many more laughs! We’ll make sure the theatre is squeaky clean… now as for the comedy, we’ll leave that up to you 😉

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