$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 […]

Destroy the self. Replace it with comedy. Pendulum Presents: The Ascendant

Pendulum Presents ascends expectations of typical sketch comedy. Pendulum Presents: The Ascendant is a sketch comedy show about the world of cults, running Oct. 6 through Nov. 3 at ColdTowne Theater. On the eve of their Ascension, the members of The Ascendant gather to reminisce about their experiences in the cults of their past. You’ll […]

$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 […]

Martini Ranch’s 2nd Full Length Revue Debuts This Weekend!

Following a sold out Austin run this past spring, ColdTowne’s mostly queer sketch comedy group, Martini Ranch, returns with a new revue, Queer & Now. A light-hearted blend of social commentary and silly giggles, the must-see show features original songs, brand-new sketches, and a whole lot of glitter. We caught up with Martini Ranch director […]

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 […]

Groundhog Indicates: It’s a Good Year for Improv!

Wondering if you or your loved one will enjoy taking classes at ColdTowne? Check out this blog post from Megan Mowry from this past March: she started in our free 101 class (every other Monday at the theater) and hasn’t looked back since. Want to go ahead and snag that holiday class pass?   By Megan […]

The Art of Good Filth, by Will Dwyer

There is nothing quite like the feeling of seeing your show get a spot on ColdTowne’s calendar and this is one you won’t want to miss. The one thing we wanted to demonstrate when we were planning this variety show: the bluest comedy that Austin has to offer, displayed at its highest intelligence. A taboo […]

Congrats Cené, Danny and Dave!

ColdTowne Alumna/Alumnus Get Hired We are late to the party, but are incredibly excited to announce that Loverboy’s Cené Hale was recently hired as a cast member for Boom! Chicago – Amsterdam, joining them in August. She follows in the footsteps of former cast members such as Jordan Peele, Becky Drysdale and Seth Myers, to […]