Ventura Improv Company presents
Improv-iad XVI Improv Festival
Labor Day Weekend 2012
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
August 31 • September 1 • September 2

Thanks for coming to our biggest, most successful Labor Day weekend festival yet! From Friday night’s Opening Ceremonies (complete with video!) to visiting improvisers (DK and Morgan, Riverboat Gamblers, Kind Strangers) to our fantastic Finale, it was an amazing, creative few nights!

Many, many thanks to our tireless performers, support staff — and especially to our fantastic audiences!

Improviad XVI

Improviad winners! From left: Bronze winner Kyle Johnson; Gold winner DK Reinemer; Silver winner Jim Kasmir.

Check out more pictures on our Flickr site and on our Facebook page.

Or check out the slideshow:


This festival was proudly sponsored by Camp Improv Utopia:

Please note: schedule is subject to change.

Friday, August 31

  • 6-7pm: Opening Ceremonies/Improv Jam  
  • 7-8pm: Improviad improv competition
  • 8:30-9:30pm: Improviad improv competition 
  • 9:30-10:30pm: The DK and Morgan Show — two-man improv from Bellingham, WA!

Saturday, September 1

  • 3-4:30pm: Afternoon Extra improv show
  • 6-7pm: Improviad improv competition 
  • 7-8pm: Riverboat Gamblers – improv from LA
  • 8:30-9:30pm: Kind Strangers – Improvised Tennessee Williams
  • 9:30-10:30: Comedy Improv Jam!

Sunday, September 2

  • 3-4:30pm: Afternoon Extra improv show
  • 7-10pm: Mega Improviad Competition Finale
  • 10-10:30pm: Closing Ceremonies


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About Our Sponsor

Improv Utopia

Improv Utopia is a non-profit organization and the West Coast’s premiere improv, acting and corporate training retreat. Improv Utopia strives to bring you the best improv and team building training experience in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Whether you’re an improviser, actor or business professional, we bring you top instructors, a friendly staff and an exciting program that culminates each year at our annual Camp Memorial Weekend in May. Since opening our doors in 2010, we have sold out our annual camp every year, filling our camp with people from all over: California, Utah, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Arizona, and Australia.