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The Free Fringe

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the Austin improv scene is bursting with creativity.

There are hundreds of performers, and every single one of them is prone to saying things like “Wouldn’t it be crazy if…?” or “I just had the most insane idea.”

This is where those dreams go, not to die, but to live gloriously on the stage for one night only.

Every week will be dramatically different.

There could be shows with interesting genres or themes, actors trying on new characters or performers who have never ever played together before who just wanna jump in and see what happens! But there could also be improvisers tied up in rope, 50 performers onstage, blindfolded actors, improvising dogs, or 1000 other things. Big! Little! Crazy! New! Boring! Stupid! Weird! Fun! Gross! And you get what you pay for…

THE FREE FRINGE IS FREE.  FOREVER.

Reserve your tickets in advance to guarantee yourself a spot.

HAD FUN AT THE FREE FRINGE?

Consider tossing a couple bucks at our Kids Improv Scholarship Program. You can donate as little as $1 when you complete your Free Fringe reservation below.  

Runtime: Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The Free Fringe

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Thu. Oct 25th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Nov 8th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Nov 15th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Nov 22nd, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Nov 29th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Dec 6th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Dec 13th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Dec 20th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.


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Thu. Dec 27th, 9:30pm. Free!

Totally FREE, totally wild. A never-ending parade of improv experiments. See your favorite performers in bold new combinations.