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Improv Jam

This is your chance to get on stage and improvise with improvisers old and new. Never improvised before give it a try. Haven't improvised in years get back on stage. The hosts will pair performers up to improvise scenes, setting everyone up for success. If you would rather just watch you are welcome to remain in the audience. Recommended for those 17 and up. Performers: everyone brave enough to take the stage. 

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Definitely NOT ComedySportz

Short form improv games with two teams and a host that will be absolutely nothing like ComedySportz. Fun for the whole family. 

Friday August 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

Kern Flakes: JT Seaton, Johnny Mansbach, Ryan Miller, and Ken Burdick.

Bakersfield Dozen: Jason Monroe, Biegher Taylor, Jeff Perkins and another fantastic Bakersfield Improvisor.

Ref: Michael Lewis.  Mr. Voice: Alex Marino

Saturday August 18, 2018 at 8:00pm

Kern Flakes: Matthew Borton, Tyler Pruett, Ellie Sivisend, and Kayleigh Peaker.

Bakersfield Dozen: Will Fowler, Ryan Miller and another fantastic Bakersfield Improvisor.

Ref: Alex Marino.  Mr. Voice: Michael Lewis

 

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An Improvised History of Bakersfield Improv

The show will follow the structure of a lecture by two fictional professors on improvisation. Improvisors will perform scenes as “actual footage” of historically significant improv scenes from Bakersfield 37 year history of improvisation. The scenes, and the explanation of those scenes will be improvised. Improvisors from Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Reno, Sacramento, and Bakersfield are performing. Recommended for those 17 and up.

With improvisers: Michael Lewis, Alex Marino, Ken Burdick, Johnny Mansbach, Sarah Sykes-Walsh, Jamie Hemmingway, Ryan Miller, John Spitzer, Carlos Vera, Nolan Long, Tyler Pruett, Kayliegh Peaker, Jason Monroe, Will Fowler, Matthew Borton, and Ellie Svisend.

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The Slacker

The Slacker is a long form show where all scenic transitions are made via tag out. With the suggestion of a single location they will create a series interconnected characters and scenes. Recommended for 17 and up. Performers Alex Marino, Michael Lewis, Sarah Walsh, and some special guests.