Billings, MT-March 3 & 4 2017, The Improv open has expanded to a two day event! It begins Friday night with a showcase of NOVA’s teen improv troupe The Funky Bunch and continues on Saturday with a competition between Venture Improv (Billings), Improverts (Bozeman), and Gingers and Spice (Missoula).
Doors open at 7:00 P.M. .Festivities will
begin at 7:30 P.M. on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $10 for
each night or $15 for both. To purchase your tickets call NOVA’s
box office at 406.591.9535, visit
www.NOVAbillings.org, or stop by our location at 2317
Improv has been making audiences laugh for over 20 years!
Venture Improv is led by Kevin Schweigert and includes
Catherine Langlas Bergman, Sevyn Burrell, Tucker Downs, DeLaney
Hardy, Michael McCallum Tiffany Melia, Matthew Melia, Will
Thomas, and Danielle Turtainen. Kevin Schweigert, Catherine
Langlas Bergman, Tucker Downs, Matthew Melia, Will Thomas
will be competing.
Improverts have been performing at the Verge Theater Monday
nights for three years. They pair the fun and energy of
short-form games like you would see on, “Whose Line is it
Anyway?” with long form scenes where they create hilarious
characters and storylines on the spot. The Improverts includes
Paige Johnson, Beezy Noone, Eb Love, Danielle Thomson, Molly
Hannan, John Townsend-Mehler, Bennet Drozic, Kent Davis.
Gingers and Spice- Gingers on Ice is based out
of Missoula. Gingers on Ice have described their comedy as,
“irreverent,” with some, “absurd,” character sketches. The team
formerly known as Gingers and Spice currently hold the golden
peacock from 2016’s Improv Open.
NOVA box office hours
are Tuesday through Friday 12-6 P.M.