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Summer comedy is hot, hot, hot!

The heat may be here but so are the laughs. The Mile-High City is no longer an up-and-coming comedy town. It’s an already-there town with tons of big names touring through in addition to loads of local talent. From standup …

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The First Thought: Part V – I Love to Laugh

“[Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weapon—laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution—these can lift at a colossal humbug—push it a little—weaken it a little, century by century, but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast.

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Be the Sky in Improv

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In improvisation, it is important to understand the role each actor plays. Similar to things that occur in the sky, such as thunderstorms and sunshine, improvisation is a great way to teach one another that we are the sky, not

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Attitude Era, Histor-Improvisation

The improv scene has one city to thank for much of its success in mainstream. Chicago’s The Second City and Improv Olympic (later to be renamed to the recognizable iO) catapulted the improv performers to shows like Saturday Night
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Pre-Attitude Era, Histor-Improvisation

As not only a Rupaul’s Drag Race and Real Housewives historian – I would also dub myself a historian of modern-day improv. I’m a millennial with a man-bun. Some of you may be rolling your eyes, but that role that

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The Second City Blows In, Hisor-Improvisation

The most astounding thing about improvisation is that there are is such a rich history behind the art; despite, what at the surface, some critics don’t warrant as its own art – that’s another discussion. The roots of modern-day improvisation
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Chicago Boom, Histor-Improvisation

Chicago, no doubt, is known as the modern-day mecca of improvisation. Many notable schools, instructors and actors come from an improv comedy background; most with extremely close ties to Chicago, Illinois. The last blog highlighted the start of improv, dating

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Voodoo Comedy is now RISE Comedy!

Why RISE?  We choose to elevate the voices in our community, and help bring levity to our guests to rise from their everyday struggles.  Art and comedy are always about evolving.  So come RISE with us to the next evolution of Colorado improv comedy, play with us, and laugh with us!