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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

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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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4th Annual New South Comedy Festival Submissions Open

Applications are open for performing in the 4th annual New South Comedy Festival in Greenville, SC. This will be our longest, funniest, and fourth-est yet! For the last 3 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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Stand-up and Sketch Comedy Kickoff the Festival

We’ve got amazing improv and stand-up comedy headliners coming in the second half of the festival, but first there are several days of amazing sketch comedy from the Southeast and stand-up comedy from all coasts! Tonight at both 7:30 and at 9pm we’ve got stand-up comics from Charlotte, Atlanta, Knoxville, NYC, Los Angeles, and right here in […]

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Improv Headliners: Brian James O’Connell (LA) & Big Ol’ Show (ATL)

Our full performance schedule is about to be released, but first, here’s a teaser of a few of the great improv acts coming. Brian James O’Connell (or BOC as his friends call him) is a working actor, writer, director, filmmaker and teacher in Los Angeles. He currently teaches as part of the Core Faculty at The Pack Theater and at […]

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Stand-up Headliner: Julian McCullough

Submissions to the festival have closed and we’ve got lots of great improv, sketch, musical, and stand-up guest to choose from.  In the meantime, we’ve got some great headliners to announce! Our stand-up headliner, Julian McCullough, has been featured on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Chelsea Lately, Inside Amy Schumer, and his own Comedy Central Presents […]

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3rd Annual New South Comedy Festival Submissions Open

***SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FESTIVAL ARE CLOSED. FULL SCHEDULE RELEASED SOON!*** Applications are open for performing in the 3rd annual New South Comedy Festival in Greenville, SC. For the last 2 years we’ve featured hundreds of comedy acts from around the country to sold out crowds. We’ve also produced dozens of workshops with well known comedy instructors. […]

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3rd Annual New South Comedy Festival: November 3-14th, 2016

This fall will mark the 3rd annual New South Comedy Festival in Greenville, SC. This year we are expanding to 2 weeks in order to accommodate more varied types of comedy guests. The first weekend, will be predominately sketch comedy shows and workshops and the second weekend will focus on improv comedy. There will be stand-up comedy featured […]

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New South Comedy Festival: November 11-14th, 2015

The 2nd annual New South Comedy Festival is a 4 day comedy event produced by the Alchemy Comedy Theater. Over 100 improv, sketch, and stand-up performers from across the country head to Greenville, SC November 11-14th! Featuring guests from NYC, Chicago, Orlando, St. Louis, Atlanta, Savannah, Iowa, Chapel Hill, Charleston, Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, and right here in the […]

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