Summer Intensive, July 14-18th

Spend a week this summer in the study of comedy! July 14-18. Improv instructors: Yvonne Landry and Robin Johnstone; Stand up/writing instructors: Todd Grove and Skip Guidry.

Classes will be from 9-3 with a lunch break. $300.

Stand-up Comedy Class, starts Thursday May 22nd 6-8 PM

Stand-up Comedy

- Stand up comedy requires dedication and stage time. Their is no recipe for success, save for being unique and speaking from whom you want to be. This class is about helping you find your voice.

Instructor: Todd Grove

Prerequisites: None

Date/Time: Starts Monday May 22nd @6pm-8pm

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Comedy Armageddon, May 3rd @ 10 PM

Comedy Armageddon @ La Nuit Comedy Theater, May 3rd @ 10 PM. Purchase tickets on PayPal, today.

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New Level 1 Intro to Improv starts March 15 11A-1P

New Level 1 Intro to Improv starts March 15 11A-1P. Sign up on line today. For more information go to our classes page.

New Orleans Comedy and Arts Festival 2014 Tickets

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Friday Feb 14th Improvisation Workshop: Power-Playing the “Where” With Ranjit Souri

Friday Feb 14th from 3:30PM- 6PM, Improvisation Workshop: Power-Playing the “Where”

With Ranjit Souri

Limited seating please register online with PayPal. Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.


In this 2.5-hour workshop, you’ll boost your environmental improvisational skills by learning about and applying these concepts:

Keys to great object work
Bending the space
Making strong and meaningful spatial choices
Using your space
Visual score


Cost to participate (some improvisational training or experience required): $30 (limit 12 participants)


Cost to observe (anybody can observe): $15

Ranjit Souri is a faculty member at The Second City Training Center in Chicago, where he teaches improvisation, sketch-comedy writing, and stand-up comedy. He has performed comedy at colleges and universities throughout the USA, as well as at comedy festivals in Boston, Charleston (So. Car.), Chicago, Miami, New YorkCity, Portland (Ore.), San Francisco, and Seattle. He has co-written and performed in numerous comedy shows for the stage with Cupid Players, Paper Monkeys, Stir-Friday Night!, and Siblings of Doctors (an Indian-American comedy trio consisting of Rasika Mathur, Danny Pudi, and Ranjit Souri).Ranjit has appeared as a contributing essayist on Chicago Public Radio and Cincinnati Public Radio. His essays have also appeared in print in numerous magazines, and his essay “Fireworks and Beethoven” was named a Notable Essay in the book “The Best American Essays 2007″.

Ranjit is an ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and SAT instructor with Aardvark Prep in Chicago. He has a B.S. in Accounting
from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Columbia University, where he served as a Teaching Assistant
in Accounting and Mathematics. He has also passed the CPA exam.Since November of 2010 Ranjit has been writing and posting one new joke every day on his twitter account @DailyJokeByRanj

New Orleans Comedy and Arts Festival, Feb 12-15th

New Orleans Comedy and Arts Festival is Feb 12th-15th. Purchase tickets online.

NOCAF is a one of a kind experience for stand up, sketch, improv, short films, and comedy scripts. It’s our top priority to get you seen by the right people and make sure you have an awesome experience. NEW ORLEANS COMEDY ARTS FESTIVAL & SHOWCASE announces its 7th anniversary, presenting nationally headlining comedians.. FEBRUARY 12-15 and brought to you by Executive Producer: Yvonne Landry.

This year’s headliners are: “Neil Hamburger” from the Tom Green show, Kiss from Daddy, Siblings of Doctors, Ahmed Bharoocha, Bennie Arthur, and Mark Normand.

This festival not only offers New Orleanians a chance to see great comedy uptown at Gambit’s “best place to see comedy 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, and 2008,” but also acts as a showcase for over 30 up and coming comics from both New Orleans and around the country, to be seen by top comedy industry insiders like APA (Louis C.K.’s agent,) and 3 arts entertainment (producers of shows like “Parks and Recreation” and “It’s always sunny….”)
Ticket prices range from $10-$25 and include a pint of free beer from sponsor Nola Brewing (Must be 21 to drink.) All shows will be held at La Nuit Comedy Theater at 5039 Freret St, across from Dat Dog.

This is the 13th comedy festival produced by owner, Yvonne Landry. You never know who will show up at La Nuit. Last year’s festival brought out Zach Galafainakis and MTV with “Trishelle” from the real world both in the audience. Just this fall, Robin Williams showed up to watch a show at La Nuit. This festival is the place to see and be seen in the world of comedy.

She Left Her Sanity at the Lakeside Mall


A local variety show you won’t want to miss, featuring the sketch comedy production of She Left Her Sanity at the Lakeside Mall. Entrance and sign up for open mic is FREE. Get your drinks from The Other Bar and bring them on in!


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Jen Kober’s Homegrown Comedy Show 7/26 and 7/27

Jen Kober’s Homegrown Comedy Show on Friday, 7/26 and Saturday 7/27. Ticket available online.

Originally from Lake Charles, LA, Jen Kober has bounded onto the national stage bringing crowds to their feet with her original blend of stand-up, story telling, and improvised rock-n-roll comedy. Her hard-hitting hour is phenomenally funny as Kober commands the stage and dares you not to laugh.

See Jen Now…

…on The Mindy Project on FOX

…on Standup in Stilettos hosted by Kate Flannery

…On Anger Management on F/X with Charlie Sheen

…In the upcoming film Grudge Match with Robert DeNiro

…In the feature film Paranoia opening Aug 16 with

Richard Dreyfus, Harrison Ford & Liam Hemsworth

Found Footage Festival March 14th and 15th

Found Footage Festival

March 14, 10 PM
March 15, 10 PM
$10 in advance online
$12 at door

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The Found Footage Festival is a live show/screening featuring clips from odd and hilarious VHS tapes we’ve found at thrift stores across thecountry. It’s hosted in person by myself and Joe Pickett and we play over 100 shows a year across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, drawing an average of 100-300 per show. We’ve been touring for eight years and had a sold out show at Chalmette Movies last year. This year, our New Orleans appearance will be part of a weeklong festival of New York arts in NOLA sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery, so we expect to get a lot of press attention for our return. You can read more about the show in the L.A. Times and The Onion A.V. Club. We were also interviewed in the New York Times a few months ago and on Jimmy Kimmel Live in August.