Providence Improv Festival returns to downtown Providence September 12 – 14

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Get ready to laugh out loud, Providence!

The 16th Annual Providence Improv Festival returns to downtown Providence September 12 – 14.

Scheduled to take place at AS220 Black Box and AS220 Main Stage in Providence, audiences who attend this year’s offerings will enjoy favorite acts from previous Fests, as well as be treated to exciting new groups from across the continent.

Featured artists this year include Nnamdel, The Code Switch, Waltien and Rameaka, Raeroest, Fourt Fist Names, Women and Men, and Dangerfield.

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Over the past fifteen years, New England has experienced a growing interest and passion for improvisation – exploring its application for entertainment, education, and professional training purposes. 

According to P!F Artistic Director Tim Thibodeau (From Pawtucket, RI), “The great thing about improv is that is can only exist through collaboration—with team mates and scene partners, and with the audience.  Usually the funniest scenes are the work of each partner agreeing to and building on (or as we like to say, “Yes Anding”) a minor suggestion that ends up influencing the entire direction of the scene. Audiences are drawn to improv shows because they know that they will be a part of moments that will never be seen again. ”

Individual show tickets are $10 per person and a festival pass costs $35.

For more info and the full event schedule, visit .