All Black Everything – Virtual Exhibit

ColdTowne Theater is pleased to present All Black Everything, an exhibition of audio and visual art from artists in Austin, Texas. Created by Black artists, curated by Black artists, for Black artists and the world beyond. Black Lives Matter this month and every month, and we’re excited to shine a spotlight on these local creators.

The Importance of Play in Difficult Times

THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY IN DIFFICULT TIMES  by Rachel Madorsky, LCSW The more we laugh, the more resilient we become. The more we think about our problems, the bigger our problems become. Albert Einstein said: “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” But honestly, how many of us […]

$99 Black Friday Improv Class Sale – EXTENDED!

By popular demand – our HOLIDAY CLASS PASS returns for a limited time only: Black Friday, November 23rd to December 10th 2018! NOW EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14th! We genuinely believe that improv classes can change a person’s life. It certainly has for all of our students, performers, staff, and faculty, and it seems like each day we […]

$99 Holiday Class Pass Goes On Sale Black Friday!

By popular demand – our HOLIDAY CLASS PASS returns for a limited time only Black Friday, November 24th 2017.  We genuinely believe that improv classes can change a person’s life. It certainly has for all of our students, performers, staff, and faculty, and it seems like each day we see a new piece of writing espousing its […]

Live at ColdTowne 7th Anniversary

Your favorite standup comedy show, Live at ColdTowne, is celebrating its 7th anniversary with a Lucky 7 show on 7-7-17. ColdTowne has been the shows home since birth, so we’re pretty proud to help throw this party. We talked to the show’s amazingly talented host, Carina Magyar, who is also celebrating 7 years as an […]

ColdTowne Theater Summer Improv Intensives, July 7, July 28 and August 19

Are you ready? Get ready for immersion in the principles and training methods that make ColdTowne the home of the next big thing.  After eleven+ years helping performers hone their craft and realize their potential, we’ve built a national reputation for training the best and brightest long-form, improv comedy talent. Soak it all up in […]

Interview with Michael Jastroch of Victrola

Victrola is a weekly comedy podcast produced by ColdTowne founder and senior faculty member, Michael Jastroch, who recently appeared in the 2017 SxSW comedy lineup. In this post, we discuss Victrola’s start, the cast and their selection as finalists in the first annual Improv4humans/Earwolf competition. How did you get started with Victrola? Funny. I just had a […]

ColdTownies Doing Cool Sh*t: “Beach Day” Director Dalton Allen

Dalton Allen is a student and performer at ColdTowne Theater, and graduate of the University of Texas Film Program. “Beach Day”, a piece he wrote, performed and directed (with collaborator Matt Stryker) was recently selected for the SxSW Film Festival, wrapping up this weekend. We asked him about the film in this brief chit chat. […]