2022 Festival Lineup

Featuring 67 different trio, duo, and solo acts from 18 different states (plus the District of Columbia), Canada, and the United Kingdom, plus the debut of our first-ever festival ensemble comprised of performers from around the country, the 2022 Countdown Improv Festival was our biggest and best festival yet. The festival took place from Wednesday, August 10 through Saturday, August 13.

The show schedule is available here. Workshop information is available here.

123 Avenue D (Madison, Wis.)
Alexander (Jacksonville, Fla.)
The Alumni (Bradenton, Fla.)
&Anthony (Starring Dallas Wait) (Delray Beach, Fla.)
Anomaly (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

Bryan vs. Music
Photo: Dan Deming-Henes

Ant Farm (Delray Beach, Fla.)
Beatrice and Prudence Tell You What You Need To Hear (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Big Bang (Boston, Mass.)
Bryan vs. Music (Portland, Ore.)
CatBird (Boynton Beach, Fla.)

Crossed Wires
Photo: Sean Anderson

CatBomb (Long Grove, Ill.)
CLUTCH (Miami, Fla.)
Cowboy Kevin Is Movies (Riverview, Fla.)
Crossed Wires (Madison, Wis.)
Cruise Line Is It Anyway? (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Photo: facebook.com/blackimprovalliance

Cuzzins (Miami, Fla.)
CYA Improv (Tampa, Fla.)
Daddy’s Little Nest Egg (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Dancing with Disaster (Chicago, Ill. / Schenectady, N.Y.)
Epcot Fitzgerald (Chicago, Ill.)

Happy to Be Here

Flava Flavor Flavour (Chicago, Ill.)
For(Matt) (Tampa, Fla.)
Four First Names (Orlando, Fla.)
From Justin to Kelly (New York, N.Y.)
FST Improv (Sarasota, Fla.)
Happy to Be Here (Orlando, Fla.)

The Harmonica John Show (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Honk & Wave (Tampa/St. Pete, 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.)
Improvisers Making Puppets Speak (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
improvuppets (San Francisco, Calif.)
Intense For Too Long (IFTL) (Tampa/St. Pete, Fla.)
It’s All About Amy (St. Augustine, Fla.)

Los Improviachis

Ivories Guy (Naples, Fla.)
Los Improviachis (Chicago, Ill.)
The Magnificent 7 (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Matt Walker Just Got Some More Bad News (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Meta?Nigma (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Mom & Dad

The Kevin Michalski Improv Trio (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Milk and Cookies (Miami, Fla.)
Mom & Dad (Atlanta, Ga.)
Mornings With Pattie (Madison, Wis.)
… mumbles … (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

NC-17: Nick and Conor

NAFTA (Austin, Texas / Ottawa, Canada)
NC-17: Nick and Conor (Houston, Texas)
Casey J. Newman (The Villages, Fla.)
Okay Google (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Playtime with Patrick and Preston (Chicago, Ill.)


PREACH! A Gathering of Inappropriate Improvised Sermons (Tampa, Fla.)
¡Punctuation.Marks! (Miami, Fla.)
Screaming Armadillo Comedy Presents: Stories by the Campfire… To Die For (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Sharon & Darren (Washington, D.C.)
Shrubzy and the Boy (Orlando, Fla.)

Siblings (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Solovela (Plantation, Fla.)
Sweaty Dee (Seattle, Wash.)
The Third Thought (Tampa, Fla./Boulder, Colo.)
Third Wheel (Tampa, Fla.)

Three Improvisers from Atlas Improv Company (Madison, Wis.)
Tobin Tales (Milton, Vt.)
Together/By Myself: A Solo Improv Experience (Coconut Creek, Fla.)
Unconsciously Coupled (Sarasota, Fla.)
Wallares (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Wisconsin Laugh Trip (Richmond, Va.)

And introducing the inaugural Countdown Improv Festival Ensemble:

Victoria Dym (Tampa, Fla.)
Sandy Handley (San Francisco, Calif.)
Darryl Knapp (Wesley Chapel, Fla.)
Alex Lee (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Liz Marcucci (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Sarah Schultz (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Justin Silverman (Chicago, Ill.)
Anna Weatherwax (Chicago, Ill.)

Directed by Anthony Francis (Delray Beach, Fla.)