New South Comedy Festival
10 days. 10 workshops. 24 shows. 250 performers! From November 7-16th, improvisors, stand-up comedians, and sketch comedy guests from across the country will converge on Greenville, SC for the 6th Annual New South Comedy Festival.
Seating is limited, so it’s always wise to pre-purchase your tickets online. All shows will be at the Alchemy Comedy Theater in downtown Greenville, SC. Street parking is available (if you’re lucky), along with several nearby parking garages.
Comedy workshops will be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on both weekends.
YOUTH IMPROV COMEDY featuring NiX Comedy (Greenville, SC), Adliberation (Greenville, SC), and Get the Hook (Burnsville, NC)
NiX Comedy is an improv group from NEXT High School in Greenville, SC. We’ve been doing improv for 3 years both on and off campus shows as well as workshops in our school. Cast includes: Alex Bryson, Ryan Sease, Emma Hopson, Michael Randolph, and Belle Emory.
Specializing in short-form improv, Adliberation, SCCT’s Teen Improv Team, takes storytelling into the ridiculous using suggestions from the audience. This team is made up of trained middle and high school actors, who have been selected for the team by audition, under the direction of SC Children’s Theatre’s Principal Teaching Artist, Traysie Amick and assisted by Hailie Gold. Come out and play! Cast includes: Abby Gavaletz, Alex Byrd, Alora Freeman, Andrew Cooter, Maggie Aufmuth, Mills Howell, and Nathan Trest.
Remember when you fell in love with improv? So do we because it was, like, legit recent. Get the Hook is a troupe of high schoolers who perform scenes based on your best suggestions. Come laugh at the future of improv! Cast includes: Leif Cedergren, Jeremy Heidenfelder, Evelyn Kline, Zachariah Malas, Raiter Montgomery, Brooks Murphy, and Toby Rogers.