2024 Festival Lineup

We’re excited to announce the lineup for the 2024 Countdown Improv Festival!

This year’s festival will be our biggest and best one yet. Featuring 102 different trio, duo, and solo acts from 19 different states (plus the District of Columbia), the 2024 Countdown Improv Festival will occur from Wednesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 11. All shows will take place at the HCC Ybor Performing Arts Building at 1411 E. 11th Ave. in the heart of the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, Fla. Click the following links to buy tickets, learn about this year’s festival workshops, and see a full show schedule.

2zin Tarandon (St. Louis, Mo.)
3’s Company (San Francisco, Calif.)
The Absent-Minded Professor (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Alexander (Jacksonville, Fla.)
anděl sudik’s “an improvised life” (Chicago, Ill.)

B&B (Portland, Ore.)
Big Bang (Boston, Mass.)
The Bigger Siblings (Orlando, Fla.)
Bingewatch (San Francisco, Calif.)
Bryan vs. Music (Portland, Ore.)

Butter Hamlet (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Camera (Madison, Wis.)
Carpool (Orlando, Fla.)
CatBird (Boynton Beach, Fla. / San Antonio, Texas)
CatBomb! (Chicago, Ill.)

Cats & Dogs (San Francisco, Calif.)
CHEAP SUITS (Anaheim, Calif.)
Cheeze&Crackers (Sarasota, Fla.)
ChemisThree (Miami, Fla.)
Chicago Chris and Chicago Danny (Chicago, Ill.)


CLUTCH (Miami, Fla.)
Cowboy Kevin’s Last Ride (Riverview, Fla.)
Crossed Wires (Madison, Wis.)
Cuzzins (Miami, Fla.)
Da’Boyz (West Palm Beach, Fla.)


Daddy’s Little Nest Egg (Boca Raton, Fla. / New York, N.Y.)
Dancing with Disaster (Chicago, Ill. / Schenectady, N.Y.)
Door Mats (Orlando, Fla.)
Neil Dorsey (Austin, Texas)
Dorsey/Zárate (Austin, Texas)

Flava Flavor Flavour

Dueling Richards (Boynton Beach, Fla. / Statesboro, Ga.)
Duh-NANDA-daM (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Echo Chamber+ (Madison, Wis.)
Flava Flavor Flavour (Chicago, Ill.)
Fleeting Reminiscence (San Francisco, Calif.)

Foolhardy (San Francisco, Calif.)
Four First Names (Orlando, Fla.)
The Friendship Show (Raleigh, N.C.)
From Justin to Kelly (New York, N.Y.)
Gamesome Frolic (San Francisco, Calif.)

The Grownups

The Grownups (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
Hannah LIVE! (Baltimore, Md.)
The Harmonica John Show (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
He Said They Said (State College, Pa.)
Honk & Wave (Tampa/St. Pete, Fla.)

Hot Mess! The Musical (Chicago, Ill./Kansas City, Mo.)
I Am the Show (Chicago, Ill.)
ImprompTwo (Sarasota, Fla.)
Improñol (Chicago, Ill.)
Los Improviachis (Chicago, Ill.)

Jackie: The Improvised Martial Arts Movie

It’s All About Amy (St. Augustine, Fla.)
Ivories Guy (Naples, Fla.)
Jackie: The Improvised Martial Arts Movie (San Diego, Calif.)
Jary (St. Louis, Mo.)
Johnny Toothpick: Bumbling Improv Gumshoe (Boca Raton, Fla.)

Kapusta Improv Troupe (Bradenton, Fla.)
Kat and Kelly (West Palm Beach, Fla. / New York, N.Y.)
The Let Down (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Life Less Frightening (San Diego, Calif.)
LimboLand (New York, N.Y.)

Kevin Michalski

Loops and Lols (Bellingham, Wash.)
The Magnificent 7 (Chicago, Ill. / St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Making Space (Madison, Wis.)
Mama’s Favorites (West Palm Beach, Fla.)
The Kevin Michalski Improv Trio (Riverview, Fla.)

Mixed Emojis
Photo: Patrick Jackson

Mikey Wonka’s Non-Litigable Candy Experience (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Mixed Emojis (Clearwater, Fla.)
Mopes (Madison, Wis.)
Nashbuff (Tampa, Fla.)
NC-17: Nick and Conor (Houston, Texas)

Ophelia’s Rope

Not Therapy (San Francisco, Calif.)
Okay Google (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Ophelia’s Rope (Houston, Texas)
The Persimmon Seeds (Oakland, Calif.)
Playtime with Patrick and Preston (Chicago, Ill.)

Please Only Take What You Can Eat From The Buffet (Madison, Wis.)
¡Punctuation.Marks! (Miami, Fla.)
Purple Couch (San Francisco, Calif.)
Ralph Squared (Naples, Fla.)
Ready Set No! (Baltimore, Md.)

Shut the Front Door

Sean for Good (Various)
Self Portrait with Evening Palm (Tampa, Fla.)
Sharon and Darren (Chicago, Ill. / Washington, D.C.)
Shrubzy and the Boy (Orlando, Fla.)
Shut the Front Door (State College, Pa.)

Sloogle (St. Louis, Mo.)
Splonge (Sarasota, Fla.)
Solovela (Plantation, Fla.)
Surviving Consciousness (Chicago, Ill.)
Sweaty Dee (Seattle, Wash.)

Swept Away: A Soap Opera (Madison, Wis.)
Synchronicity (Sarasota, Fla.)
Tacklebox (Los Angeles, Calif.)
That’s What She Said Improv (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
Together/By Myself: A Solo Improv Experience (Coconut Creek, Fla.)

Too Shy Guys (Dallas, Texas)
The Tritones (Baltimore, Md.)
Wallares (Chicago, Ill. / Apopka, Fla.)
Wisconsin Laugh Trip (Detroit, Mich.)
WITH (Apopka, Fla.)

Wreck League (Orlando, Fla.)
Your Crazy Man (St. Louis, Mo.)