What to Expect at an Improv Show

So you’re about to see your first improv show. Hooray! Seeing improv can be a magical experience, to witness something so strange but so creative come together in front of your eyes — magic! And while it’s good to go into a show without too many expectations, it’s super helpful … Read More

A Community of Comedy with Pride

The Evolution of the IMPRIDE Comedy Festival and LGBTQ+ Inclusiveness in San Diego Comedy By Jesse Suphan Eight years ago, I was living on the east coast performing standup comedy. I started to become mildly successful in the New England area performing regularly at places like Big Tim’s Giggle Factory … Read More

The GALE

June 29th The GALE will be blowing into San Diego to perform at the 4th annual Impride Festival. THE GALE is an entirely improvised comedy show which premiered on the world famous Groundlings stage in 2015 and has been selling out monthly performances ever since. Created by Groundlings main company member Chris … Read More

How Improv Increases Self-Esteem

by JillAnne Aden, FCI Community Manager That voice inside your head that everyone has- is it being kind to you lately? No matter who you are or what your situation may be,  life can sometimes take its toll on your self-esteem, causing you to doubt yourself and your abilities. Have … Read More

The FCI Clubhouse

The path from graduate to house team member. We asked ourselves, “how do we give more opportunities to Level 6 grads so they can keep learning, keep playing, and of course… keep laughing together?! And, help them get ready to become an awesome FCI House Team?” The Clubhouse is our … Read More

Learn the Secrets of the “Yes! And…” Sisterhood

Are you a female identified improviser? Want to work out your muscles in a safe and supportive environment? This class is for you! Each week, you will meet with a different kickass female teacher to deliver to you what they find special and unique about being a lady on stage. … Read More

Pumpkin Spice Love with October Single Lady Mayra Juarez

San Diego native and Trader Joe’s signage artist, Mayra Juarez is a little bit punk and a little bit comic book loving lady who wants to find someone that she “loves and she likes!”! That’s why she’s our Single Lady for October The first Saturday of each month, we recruit a different, real-life San … Read More

Third Thursday is Going Back to School!

It’s September, which means school is back in session …and so is Third Thursday at FCI! Join this group of improvisers as they take us through the hurdles of the hallway. Get your tickets now for this A+ event! One ticket gets you in all night! It all starts at … Read More

Submissions for the 2019 San Diego Improv Festival Are Open!

san diego improv festival

The sun is shining, the breweries are brewing, the whales are singing in the bay, the fish tacos are sizzling, the bike lanes are open, the craft cocktails have one giant ice cube, someone is saying “woot woot” in the Gaslamp District, and love is in the air! That can … Read More

Musical Intensive Workshop with Robot Teammate!

On Saturday, September 15th, visiting FCI from LA is the musical team Robot Teammate. They are not only performing, but they’re offering a 4-hour Intensive Musical Improv Workshop! Take this opportunity to learn from true masters and the 2016 SDIC “Best of the Fest” winners! In Robot Teammate’s 4-hour intensive, students … Read More