VIC members: to sign up your availability and to order t-shirts for Labor Day weekend, use this Google Docs link

Ventura Improv Company presents
Improviad XVI Improv Festival

Labor Day Weekend 2012
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
August 31 • September 1 • September 2

VIC’s beloved Labor Day Improv Fest is back, and ready to carry the burning torch of pure humor through the streets! We are welcoming comedy geniuses from all over the West (including LA and Washington), and they’re ready to bring home the gold!

This festival is proudly sponsored by Camp Improv Utopia:

T-shirt – Order by 8/19

  • Due to rising costs, we must charge $10 for an Improviad t-shirt. Indicate your name and size. DUE BY 8/19

Friday, August 31

  • 4-5pm: Visitors arrive; Check in
    PLEASE NOTE: there will be a class in the main theatre until 5pm. Please be respectful.
  • 6-7pm: Opening Ceremonies/Improv Jam  (players to be scheduled)
  • 7-8pm: Improviad improv competition (players to be scheduled)
  • 8:30-9:30pm: Improviad improv competition (players to be scheduled)
  • 9:30-10:30pm: The DK and Morgan Show — two-man improv from Bellingham, WA!
  • 10:30pm: VIC party, light dinner, cleanup

Saturday, September 1

  • 10am: VIC Workshop I with Nick Armstrong – Genre
  • 3-4:30pm: Afternoon Extra improv show (players to be scheduled)
  • 6-7pm: Improviad improv competition (players to be scheduled)
  • 7-8pm: Riverboat Gamblers – improv from LA
  • 8:30-9:30pm: Kind Strangers – Improvised Tennessee Williams
  • 9:30-10:30: Free for All – comedy improv jam! (players to be scheduled)
  • 10:30pm: VIC party, light dinner, cleanup

Sunday, September 2

  • 10am: VIC Workshop II with DK & Morgan – Two-person intensive
  • 3-4:30pm: Afternoon Extra improv show (players to be scheduled)
  • 7-10pm: Mega Improviad Competition Finale (players to be scheduled)
  • 10-10:30pm: Closing Ceremonies
  • 10:30pm: VIC party, light dinner, cleanup


  • Please note: there are NO DISCOUNTS for seniors/youth for this weekend. No twofers, coupons or certificates will be accepted.
  • Friday 6-8pm: $10 | 8:30-10:30pm: $10
  • Saturday 3pm: $5
  • Saturday 6-8pm: $10 | 8:30-10:30pm: $10
  • Sunday 3pm: $5
  • Sunday 7-10pm: $15
  • OLYMPIC MEGAPASS: $50 for ALL SHOWS on August 31, September 1 and 2

About Workshop Instructors

Nick Armstrong is an actor, writer, improviser and director living in Los Angeles, CA. On TV, Nick has been on the Emmy-Award winning shows The Office, Parks and Recreation and Grey’s Anatomy. He has also made regular appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and is currently on AMC’s Story Notes. Onstage you can catch Nick performing and teaching regularly at the world-famous iO West in Hollywood, CA with LA’s longest and best Harold team King Ten and the touring genre-improvised show Kind Strangers. Nick has also trained at the famed Groundlings Theater. He is the Founder and Camp Director of Improv Utopia an annual camp for improvisers. For more information visit or