RISE Comedy (formerly Voodoo Comedy) is your home for Denver improv comedy! We feature dozens of hilarious unscripted improv comedy shows. Every show is original and unique. Hit and Run: Musical Improv®, Colorado’s premier improvised musical comedy team and the longest-running improv comedy show in Denver, plays only at RISE Comedy!
RISE Comedy features many different types of Denver comedy shows! We offer improv comedy, sketch comedy, stand up comedy, and more. Our bar is well stocked, with draft beers, spirits, and local cocktails. We have no drink minimums, making us unique to Denver!
RISE Comedy has won Best Improv and Comedy Night from Westword Best Of Denver, CBS Local, Yelp, and more! Join us for a drink and a laugh, make new friends, and be a part of the growing Denver comedy and improv comedy community!
We also offer online shows and events, featuring talented performers worldwide. Check out our show calendar and see what virtual events we have coming up!
The RISE Comedy Training Center is a wonderful place to learn improvisation! Our experienced comedy faculty has decades of teaching experience. Improv experts create and refine our class curriculum. We give beginners the tools to unlock confidence and playfulness. We challenge veterans to level up and break through plateaus.
Taking an improv class is like going to the gym for your brain! Improvisation is a fantastic tool for mindfulness, presence, and tackling life. It applies both to onstage and offstage life. It’s also FUN!
Say “Yes, And…” and join us for a life-changing experience! Join us for regular classes with the RISE Comedy Training Center all week long!
We also host online classes and workshops, featuring the biggest names in comedy. These virtual classes are perfect for all skill levels, from beginner to expert. Improv comedy, sketch comedy, stand up comedy, and industry classes are available!
Are you looking for a new way to bring your business or group together as a team? Try an improv comedy corporate workshop with RISE Comedy and [email protected]!
The RISE Comedy team is the most experienced corporate improv group in Colorado. We have worked with some of the biggest names in the corporate world! Our clients include:
Apple • Adobe • Comcast Xfinity
Chipotle • DaVita • Dell
Ernst & Young • Vail Resorts
Our offerings include both in-person and online events. We will customize an improv team building workshop that focuses on your stated goals. Your group will have a BLAST with our unique approach! We would love to have you join us and discover the power of “Yes, And…” for yourself!
Looking to bring your group together online for some genuine connection and fun? RISE Comedy is proud to create and host online team building events for groups of almost any size! Gather your team and have fun together from anywhere in the world!
About RISE Comedy (formerly Voodoo Comedy)
RISE Comedy is a dedicated comedy and improv theater and bar located in Denver, Colorado, founded in 2011 as the Voodoo Comedy Playhouse by Stephen Wilder. Our mission is threefold: to provide high-quality and diverse show offerings that exemplify the amazing Colorado comedy and improv communities; to offer professional-grade comedy and improv classes and workshops that enhance the skills and visibility of our performers; and to open our doors to the Colorado comedy and improv communities as a unique all-inclusive gathering space where all types of performers can grow and flourish. For more information on our code of conduct, terms and conditions, please click here to visit our Terms, Conditions & Policies page!
Our amazing improv comedy performers are local to Denver and Colorado, and have trained and performed all across the country. We have been featured at many improv theaters, festivals, and events, such as Groundlings, iO and iO West, Camp Improv Utopia, the New York Improv Festival, Annoyance Theater, Second City, Spectacles Improv Engine, the Orange County Improv Festival, and dozens more! Our performers have gone on to appear in major films, stage productions, and other nationwide media, such as The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, BoJack Horseman, The Virtual Detective, The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show, Better Call Saul, The Office, Preacher, Parks & Recreation, MTV, PowerPuff Girls, National Treasure, and many others. We also occasionally host traveling improv and comedy acts coming from across the globe. Join us and see what Denver comedy events we’ve got lined up this month!