7 nights of improv shows. 4 days of improv workshops.
Experience top notch performers from all over North America including New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and – of course – Baltimore.
The Annual Baltimore Improv Festival (BIF) returns with the best comedy shows on the east coast and beyond.
Two Improv Comedy Stages!
Experience the Baltimore Improv Festival in the heart of Baltimore's Station North Arts & Entertainment District – a diverse collection of artist live-work spaces, galleries, and businesses a few blocks north of Penn Station
Improv is all we do.
The Baltimore Improv Festival is an event produced by the Baltimore Improv Group, a non-profit 501(c)(3) group dedicated to advancing the art and appreciation of improvisational theater in the greater Baltimore community through a dynamic program of performance, instruction, and outreach.
As of 2019, our annual Baltimore Improv Festival brings over 400 performers in 100+ comedy teams to the mid-atlantic region. In 2019, visitors came from 25+ cities, 15 states, 2 countries, and performed in 45 shows over 7 days. We've bringing you one of the largest improv festivals on the east coast.
The Baltimore Improv Festival showcases a variety of local, regional, and nationally-known improv comedy groups in shows and workshops in Baltimore City.
Proceeds from comedy shows ticket sales will fund BIG's artistic mission, compensate guest instructors, and will also help cover the cost of future Baltimore Improv Festival runs.
BIG teams performed at the Del Close Marathon, NYC Improv Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, the Atlanta Improv Festival, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival (formerly Dirty South), the Philadelphia Improv Festival, the DC Comedy Fest, and Duofest.
BIG produces 100+ public and private comedy events in and around Baltimore. BIG teaching classes and workshops for kids, teens and adults throughout the year.
Learn more at https://www.bigimprov.org/festival.html
Sunday, August 2 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Baltimore Improv Group 1727 N. Charles St Baltimore, MD 21202