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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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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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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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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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Improv Headliner: Magnet Theater Tourco

One of our favorites on the comedy festival circuit, Magnet Theater TourCo is heading to Greenville this fall for shows and workshops! The Magnet Theater is home to some of the top improvisation talent in the country. The Magnet TourCo brings this veteran talent together for an unbelievable showcase of long-form improvisation. Performing classic and […]

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First Headliner Announcement: Musical Sketch Comedy from NYC’s Pop Roulette!

We are excited to announce our first headliner for the festival this year, musical sketch comedy from NYC’s Pop Roulette. Pop Roulette began in 2012 to meld their love of musical theatre and sketch comedy. Today Pop Roulette lives online and performs regularly at the People’s Improv Theatre in New York. Pop Roulette travels the country performing […]

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