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8th Annual New South Comedy Festival Submissions are Open!

Applications are open for performing in the 8th annual New South Comedy Festival in Greenville, SC. For 7 years we have brought hundreds of comedy acts (North Coast, Magnet Tourco, Orange Tuxedo, Co-Workers, Drum Machine, Julian McCullough, Magic Negro, Pop Roulette, Coworkers, Sister’s Three, Thunderstood) and workshops from the countries best instructors (Second City, iO, UCB, […]

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Digital Workshops and Instructors Announced

As we finalize our performance schedule, we are excited to announce our digital instructors for this year’s festival. For the last several years we’ve brought some of the best classes from across the nation and this year is no different. As usual we have improv, sketch, and stand-up comedy workshops. Head over to our Workshops […]

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7th Annual New South Comedy Festival Submissions are Open!

Applications are open for performing in the 7th annual New South Comedy Festival. This year because of COVID-19, all shows will be run online from will be November 12-15th, 2020! We are accepting acts that can go live from their stage or live via Zoom. We are also accepting more professional video submissions for acts […]

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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 many wonderful stand-up, sketch, and improv shows and workshops scroll down and we’ll highlight a few of our festival picks. Friday night features 4 different […]

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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 Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Chapel Hill are making their way to Greenville, SC for 10 Improv, Stand-up, Podcasting, and Sketch Comedy Workshops. Each 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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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 the festival. Here is our partial, incomplete, and by no means exhaustive “best of the fest”:   2014, Musical Comedy Leads the Way North Coast […]

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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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