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Thank You from the Year 3000 Nov 12, 2013

    Whoa! This last weekend we took over Fun Fun Fun Fest and kept the party going on Sunday. Holding a pageant in the year 3000, we came together from three planets and celebrated all day. Thank you everyone for putting in crazy awesome efforts into making this year tops. The New Movement at Fun Fun Fun Fest is the most fun because of you! Click the link below this gallery for more photos! MORE PHOTOS
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Workshops w/Kevin McDonald @ TNM Aug 21, 2013

Workshops w/Kevin McDonald @ TNM
Join Kevin McDonald (The Kids in the Hall) as Hell Yes Fest presents “Improv into Sketch w/ Kevin McDonald,” a two-day, 14-hour workshop to improve your acting and writing skills.  In a group of actors, you will learn how to write comedy through performance and using improv as a writing tool. And good news, TNMers – you can do this at either TNM Austin or TNM New Orleans! The workshop will warm up with improv games to help sharpen storytelling skills, and evolve until students are doing their own improvised scenes in small groups.  Kevin will go from group to group, helping and guiding with the “writing” of each scene.  Each group will then have the opportunity to present their sketch. After getting notes, revising and presenting the scenes again,...
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My Purse. My Choice. Aug 19, 2013

My Purse. My Choice.
Stand up with Lauren and Colleen on the NFL’s ban on bags! For interviews with Colleen and Lauren please contact TNMNola@gmail.com. See Colleen and Lauren perform August 24th at 9:00p at The New Movement in New Orleans. Follow Lauren LaBorde on Twitter Follow Colleen Allerton on Twitter
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Megaphone Marathons 4! Jun 11, 2013

  The most ambitious comedy marathon in the country is back! The 4th annual Megaphone Marathons kicks off on July 18th in Austin and makes its way to New Orleans over the course of one week. Two cities, dozens of teams from multiple states, over 56 shows, amazing parties, and the most badass improv Summer intensive in the country.  Each city kicks off with a sprint on Thursday featuring exciting troupes giving you break-neck comedy all night. On Friday and Saturday, we have shows broken up into heats. Each heat features openers doing 20 minutes and a 30-minute headliner set. The lineups in both cities are packed with incredible groups each night. Come to one heat or be there for all of them! Tickets and schedule are below.    
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Sponsor the 4th Annual Megaphone Marathons May 22, 2013

50+ performances, 100 performers, 2 weeks, 2 cities… The most ambitious comedy festival in the South is looking for sponsors. The only comedy festival to take place over the course of two weeks in two different cities (Austin, Tx and New Orleans, La) is looking for local businesses that want to get eyeballs on their brand. The Numbers Your brand will be seen on our website and ticket pages, as well as on all of our printed promotional materials distributed weeks before the event. July 15th-21st Austin: 15 shows; 1 venue; 80 capacity per show July 22nd-28th New Orleans: 15 shows; 2 venues; average of 120 capacity per show While the actual Marathon officially begins on Thursday in each city,...
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Jamie Kilstein Coming to Both TNMs in August! Apr 25, 2013

GET YOUR NOLA TICKETS HERE! GET YOUR AUSTIN TICKETS HERE! “Watching Jamie reminds me of why I got into comedy. It is like watching a combination of George Carlin and Bill Hicks” – Janeane Garofalo Jamie has been seen on The Conan O’brien show, MSNBC’s Up with Chris, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Showtimes The Green Room, CNN’s The Joy Behar Show, The Paramount Comedy Channel in the UK, The BBC, The Comedy Channel in Australia, HBO Canada, and Showtime Comedy in the Middle East. He Co-Hosts Citizen Radio which has been praised by Janeane Garofalo, Noam Chomsky, Robin Williams and him and his co-host were named by The Nation Magazine as top “media heroes” . Most importantly Glenn Beck has...
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Chris and Tami: 2nd Honeymoon Tour Apr 19, 2013

The New Movement founders Chris and Tami are pumped to be heading out on their fourth national tour this Spring, The Second Honeymoon Tour. Since opening their second wildly successful comedy venue in The South (Austin and New Orleans locations), Chris and Tami have been too busy doing things like offending the nation on America’s Got Talent (Chris did Air Sex on national TV!), managing a wrestling stable (ACW) getting hitched (to each other) and raising an army of young comedians (TNM Conservatory) to hit the tour circuit. Married in December of 2011, Chris and Tami are taking advantage of this two week tour schedule as literally their second honeymoon – but a honeymoon for performance obsessed comedy kingpins. @christrew...
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