Festivals & Special Events

Improv Wins Conference

Winter- Austin

An annual celebration of improv education with instructors from all over the country’s most notable improv schools. Registration opens about 3 months prior to the conference. Improv Wins is also a regularly updated web-zine with all kinds of improv-related content. Read it! Information on past conferences can be found here and follow Improv Wins on Twitter here.

The Megaphone Marathons

Summertime – Austin + New Orleans

Every TNM city gets in on the most ambitious comedy festival in the country! TNMers often make the journey to perform in their brother’s and sister’s cities but once a year damn near every single one of them move at once for a combination Family Reunion/Comedy Festival. Shows typically last from 8:00p until 2:00a. Everybody wins!

Hell Yes Fest

November – New Orleans

Hell Yes Fest is the biggest comedy event in the Gulf South. The best established and up and coming stand-up comedians, sketch and improv comedy groups descend upon New Orleans every November. There is no call for submissions, the entire festival is curated by TNM co-founder Chris Trew. Follow Hell Yes Fest on Twitter here.