Newark Improv Festival 2020

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Two nights of free, improvised comedy in downtown Newark. For the 5th year now, NIF brings together teams from across the United States to provide a sampling of long-form improv comedy. All shows are fully improvised, some are musical, some are solo performances. For more info visit

Festival Schedule 


Friday, February 21, 2020 Shows

7 – 8pm Newark Improv Class Show #2, The Feds & Branded Silk

8 – 9pm Limboland, Co-Workers & I.T. Alumni

9 – 10pm casually dope


Saturday, February 22, 2020 Workshops 

11 – 2pm WORKSHOP – You & I: Putting Relationships First in Scenework

2 – 4pm WORKSHOP – FREE Intro to Improv

3 – 4:30pm WORKSHOP – Intro to Hip-Hop Improv w/ North Coast

Workshops now available! From FREE Intro to Improv, to hip-hop improv and advanced level classes.


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Saturday, February 22, 2020 Shows 

7 – 8pm Newark Improv Class Show #3, Basil & Not Your Biwi

8 – 9pm Improv Technicians and Lemon, Pepper, & Sazon

9 – 10pm North Coast (Hip-Hop Musical Improv)