2021 Festival Lineup

We are excited to announce the lineup for the 2021 Countdown Improv Festival!

This year’s festival will be our biggest and best festival yet. Featuring 51 different trio, duo, and solo acts from 16 different states (plus the District of Columbia), the 2021 Countdown Improv Festival will take place from Wednesday, October 20 through Saturday, October 23.

A full show schedule is available here. Festival tickets are available here. A full workshop schedule is available here.

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Bryan vs. Music
Photo: Dan Deming-Henes

Ant Farm (Delray Beach, Fla.)
Big Bang (Boston, Mass.)
Bryan vs. Music (Portland, Ore.)
CatBird (Boynton Beach, Fla.)
CatBomb (Long Grove, Ill.)

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Cheeze&Crackerz (Sarasota, Fla.)
Ross Childs (Chicago, Ill.)
Cuzzins (Miami, Fla.)
Daddy’s Little Nest Egg (Boca Raton, Fla.)

From the Heart with Jill and Jackie

Four First Names (Orlando, Fla.)
From the Heart with Jill and Jackie (Oakland/Marin, Calif.)
From Justin to Kelly (New York, N.Y.)
FST Improv (Sarasota, Fla.)
The Haiku Lady (Tampa, Fla.)

Honk & Wave (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Hot Mess! The Musical (Chicago, Ill./Kansas City, Mo.)
I Am the Show (Chicago, Ill.)
I’m With Her (Phoenix, Ariz.)


Impromptu (Sarasota, Fla.)
Improvised Phone Calls w/ Steve Horton (Chicago, Ill.)
Inimitable Aluminum Anemones (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Interpretive Word (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
It’s All About Amy (St. Augustine, Fla.)

The Magnificent 7

Kevin Is Subjected to a Series of Minor Annoyances While Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London Plays in the Background (Feat. COVEN) (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Leaves of Three (San Francisco Bay/Los Angeles, Calif.)
The Magnificent 7 (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Matt Walker Just Got Some Bad News (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Meta?Nigma (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Ophelia’s Rope

The Kevin Michalski Improv Trio (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
NC-17: Nick and Conor (Houston, Texas)
Casey J. Newman (The Villages, Fla.)
Okay Google (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Ophelia’s Rope (Houston, Texas)

Playtime with Patrick and Preston
Photo: Dan Deming-Henes

Playtime with Patrick and Preston (Chicago, Ill.)
The Project (Austin, Texas)
¡Punctuation.Marks! (Miami, Fla.)
Rat Kween (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Right-Hand and Man (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Sweaty Dee

Screaming Armadillo Comedy (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Sharon & Darren (Washington, D.C.)
Solovela (Plantation, Fla.)
Sweaty Dee (Seattle, Wash.)
The Third Thought (Tampa, Fla./Boulder, Colo.)

The wUw Show

Together/By Myself: A Solo Improv Experience (Coconut Creek, Fla.)
Unconsciously Coupled (Sarasota, Fla.)
Wisconsin Laugh Trip (Richmond, Va.)
The wUw Show (Omaha, Neb.)
Yes, And, You: A Journey into Improv-eing Your Life with Buddy Lee Schoenbrunn-Gnadenhutten (Pittsburgh, Pa.)