Events

Level 3 Class – Tuesdays

Level 3 digs deep into scene work. The relationship between the characters on stage is the most important part of the scene. Get ready to focus on two-person scenes and explore multiple ways to lock into the heart of things.

Pre-requisite: Level Two
Tuesdays from 6:30-9:00pm
Apr 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Level 1 Class – Mondays

Welcome to the formal program of improvisational training! Whether you want to perform, be better at team work or presentation for your job, or just be more engaged with your friends and family, this is the place to start!

In this course, we’ll jump into the beautiful world of “Yes, And” and study beginning fundamentals like basic games and the advantages of collaborative group work. We’ll enjoy exercises, talk basic theory, dive into basic scenework, push through object & environment, and establish the importance of relationship and truth onstage – and have an incredible amount of fun, getting away with pretending as adults.

Mondays from 6:30-9:00pm
Apr 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, Jun 4 (no class Memorial Day 5/28)

 

Musical Improv Playlist 3/31 10:00pm

March 31st 10pm $8 online*/ $10 at the door

The Musical Improv ensemble turns your suggestions into a longform improvised musical! You name the songs, they sing ’em! All of the singing is improvised, and all of the music is improvised on keys by David Schmoll!

Opening for Playlist will be improv duo The Wheeler Brothers.

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 6:30pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.

ComedySportz 3/31 8:00pm

March 31st 8pm $10 online*/ $12 at the door

ComedySportz is arguably the most famous shortform comedy show in the world. The ComedySportz match features two teams of improvisational performers (players) competing in various improv games and performing scenes, with audience members judging the results and awarding points. In every match, a CSz referee monitors the action, awarding points and administering fouls as necessary. The flavor is somewhat like the television show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, though ComedySportz precedes that show’s debut by over 4 years. CSz is a high-energy hilarious experience, and appropriate for all audiences – all ages, all welcome.

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 6:30pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.

Musical Improv MIXTAPE 3/30 9:30pm

March 30th 9:30pm $8 online*/ $10 at the door

The Musical Improv ensemble mixes longform improv with musical magic. All of the singing is improvised, and all of the music is improvised on keys by David Schmoll! Every scene is the suggestion for the next, creating an improvisational Mixtape in an inspirational chain-reaction.

Opening for Mixtape will be Louder Than Last Time!

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 6:30pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.

Word – Live Literature 3/30 8:00pm

March 30th $8 online*/ $10 at the door

Come see an hour of live literature! In the spirit of The Moth and other story shows, this will feature 6 scheduled storytellers and 1 bucket draw (meaning, a willing audience member can tell a story)! Every month has a different theme. This month’s theme is LUCK!

Featuring true tales by scheduled story tellers and possibly one bucket draw of a lucky audience feature!

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 6:30pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.

Best Boy with Sticks & Stones 3/29 8:00pm

March 29th 8pm $6 online*/ $8 at the door

Thursday night! Come watch some improv and grab a drink!

Sticks & Stones: This longform improv team gets one suggestion from the audience that will start of a chain reaction of inspiration as they go from scene to scene.

John Kuhn and Ben Leddick are Best Boy! You’ve GOT to check this duo out!

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 7:00pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.

Columbus Classic 3/24 10:00pm

March 24th 10:00pm $8 online*/$10 at the door

Independent teams in the central Ohio area are invited to play as guests of The Nest!

This month our CBUS Classic show will be GNOBLES and 2016 CAGEMATCH Champions ROT!

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 6:30pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.

HERE the Musical 3/24 8:00pm

March 24th 8pm $10 online*/ $12 at the door

HERE the Musical is a feat of improvisation – a two person, fully improvised musical play. The players get one suggestion to inspire theme through an opening number, create characters and storylines inspired by the theme, and effortlessly weave the strings together to discover one piece. Not one ounce of music has been pre-conceived before the show begins. Music improvised by David Schmoll!

Opening for HERE will be improv Duo Joe & Jonathan.

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 6:30pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.

Dave Night – Talk Show 3/23 9:30pm

March 23rd 9:30pm $8 online*/$10 at the door

Come see the Live Late Night Talk Show: Dave Night! David Price hosts this live talk show once a month at The Nest, bringing to the table all of the experience and antics from this show’s run in New York.

*Only a small amount of tickets are available online. Online sales end at 6:30pm day of show. Walk-up door tickets and SRO tickets may still be available after that time.