Comedy Festival Begins Tonight with Stand-up, Sketch, and Improv Comedy

This Thursday at both 7:30pm and at 9:00pm the festival starts off with stand-up comics from New York City, Atlanta, Raleigh, and across South Carolina. Friday and Saturday has so ...

Improv, Stand-up, Podcasting, and Sketch Comedy Workshops

While we are busy finalizing our 10 day show calendar, we wanted to announce that our full workshop schedule and registration has opened. Next month in November instructors from Los ...

Best of the Fest: Improv and Sketch

While our submissions for 2019 are still open, we thought it might be nice to reflect on some of the great acts we’ve hosted in the first 5 years of ...

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Improv Weekend Instructors Announced

With just a few days left to submit to perform, we wanted to announce the instructors for the improv weekend of the festival (Nov 14-17th). For the last several years we’ve brought the best improv instructors from New York, Chicago, LA, Austin, Minneapolis, and your favorite theaters across the southeast in Georgia, Florida, as well […]

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6th Annual New South Comedy Festival Submissions are Open!

Applications are open for performing in the 6th annual New South Comedy Festival in Greenville, SC. For 5 years we have brought hundreds of comedy acts (North Coast, Magnet Tourco, Drum Machine, Julian McCullough, Magic Negro, Pop Roulette, Coworkers, Sister’s Three, Thunderstood) and workshops from the countries best instructors (iO, UCB, Magnet Theatre, The Pack, […]

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Second Half of the Festival features (Even More) Comedy Shows and Workshops

We are halfway through and still have over a dozen comedy shows and half a dozen comedy workshops. Tonight at 7:30pm features stand-up comedy from Greenville’s very own No Expectations All-Stars. Then on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday it’s some of our favorite improv comedy from the Carolinas! For our final weekend of the festival we’ve got a huge […]

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Festival Kickoff this Week with Stand-up, Sketch, and Improv Comedy

This Thursday at both 7:30pm and at 9:00pm the festival starts off with stand-up comics from Charlotte, Louisville, Burlington, Raleigh, Charleston, and of course right here in the Greenville. Friday and Saturday has so many wonderful stand-up, sketch, and improv shows we can’t possibly tease them all here. However, we’ll highlight a few of our […]

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Eric Hunicutt (The Reckoning) and Julie Granata-Hunicutt (Movement for Improvisers)

Our submissions have officially closed and the production is hard at work pouring over the almost 100 submissions. We’ll be reaching out to those accepted by mid-September and once confirmed, we’ll publish the full 10 day show schedule. While you wait, here are two more great instructors we have traveling in for the festival (in […]

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Second City Hollywood Faculty and Performer Gillian Bellinger

We’re in our final week of performer applications and can now announce another festival instructor for our first weekend. Gillian Bellinger is an LA based improviser and corporate workshop facilitator. She can currently be seen in her Second City Premium show Trump in Space (directed by Frank Caeti), as well as with Westside Comedy’s House […]

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First Festival Headliners and Instructors

As our submissions are still in full swing we are proud to announce some of this year’s New South Comedy Festival Headliners, starting with a New York Times Critics Pick, Sisters Three. Directed by Peter McNerney and starring Elana Fishbein and Elena Skopetos, Sisters Three is a fast paced, multi-character comedy about a family’s reluctant reunion. […]

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5th Annual New South Comedy Festival Submissions are Open!

Submissions are open to perform in the 5th annual New South Comedy Festival in Greenville, SC. This will be our biggest, funniest, and festival-est yet! For the last 4 years we’ve featured hundreds of comedy acts from around the country to sold out crowds. We’ve also produced dozens of workshops each year with well known […]

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Festival is Underway!

Los Angeles. Brooklyn, NY.  Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Atlanta. Tampa. Asheville. Upstate, SC. And that’s just in our first 2 days! Tonight begins day 3 with sketch comedy at 7:30pm, improv comedy at 9pm, and stand-up meets improv comedy at 10:30pm! Can’t make it tonight? We’ve got 4 shows tomorrow and then another 7 days of […]

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Meet the Festival Instructors!

Applications are still open and flowing in for the 4th annual New South Comedy Festival. The final deadline to submit is September 6th (early bird discount ends August 23rd). However, we’ve already booked some of our biggest guests and here are a few who will be teaching comedy workshops:   Kevin Mullaney is the founder […]

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