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Welcome to

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Squirrel Comedy Theatre is a non-profit providing classes in sketch, improv, and characters taught by a diverse group of NYC's best and brightest performers and writers.

2021 Improv, Sketch, and Character Classes

IN-PERSON & ONLINE

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Our Mission

The Squirrel Comedy Theatre is a non-profit that aims to be New York's premier destination for sketch and improv comedy, with world-class live shows and classes from a diverse group of the city's best and brightest performers and writers. Guided by the comedic principle of The Game of the Scene, The Squirrel values community, representation, transparency, and equality, starting with, but not limited to, financially compensating its artists.

 

LIVE AT UNDER ST. MARKS

SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS & MONDAYS

 
  • Borabish
    Aug 08, 7:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Founders of Squirrel Comedy Theatre (Lou Gonzalez, Michael Hartney, Patrick Keene, Maritza Montañez, and Corin Wells) come together to put on a fully improvised show so fun, so carefree, and so damn stupid, the only way to describe what will happen to your senses is: Borabish!
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  • Tour de Joe: An Improvised Show Hosted by Joe Biden
    Aug 08, 9:00 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Join Joe Biden and all of his favorite comedians as he hosts a comedy show while simultaneously attempting to race a bike across the continental US!
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  • Shame Show
    Aug 13, 10:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Ever done something embarrassing? Shame Show, hosted by Florence Friebe and Paris Adkins, is a variety celebration of all the shameful things in life! Featuring stand-up, characters, music, drag, and more!
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  • Charact-araoke
    Aug 14, 7:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    This is the musical character show you’ve been waiting for! NYC’s brightest up-and-coming comedians come together to perform characters and impressions; all as musical acts!
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  • Cage Match 2121
    Aug 14, 9:00 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    The year is 2121, and the world government has outlawed the only weapon strong enough to defeat them: LONG-FORM IMPROV. Every other week, the Rebellion continues the search for the only thing that can save us: THE PERFECT IMPROV TEAM! Two teams enter the cage and the winner is decided by YOUR vote!
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  • Borabish
    Aug 15, 7:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Founders of Squirrel Comedy Theatre (Lou Gonzalez, Michael Hartney, Patrick Keene, Maritza Montañez, and Corin Wells) come together to put on a fully improvised show so fun, so carefree, and so damn stupid, the only way to describe what will happen to your senses is: Borabish!
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  • ART
    Aug 15, 9:00 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Without any pre-planned programming or any knowledge of art, ART (a three person improv team) will take you on a journey through the history, creation and meaning behind your favorite piece of art in this intense, hilarious and never-to-be-seen again improv comedy show.
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  • Abolish Everything!
    Aug 21, 7:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Welcome to the literal Court of Public Opinion, where radical democracy rules. Comedians, writers, and character actors deliver prepared statements about which aspects of society should be destroyed forever. Improvisers cross-examine each speaker after each monologue to poke holes in their argument!
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  • Borabish
    Aug 22, 7:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Founders of Squirrel Comedy Theatre (Lou Gonzalez, Michael Hartney, Patrick Keene, Maritza Montañez, and Corin Wells) come together to put on a fully improvised show so fun, so carefree, and so damn stupid, the only way to describe what will happen to your senses is: Borabish!
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  • The Queer Pilot Project
    Aug 22, 9:00 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    A series of unproduced sitcom pilots as written and performed in the staged reading style by queer comedians!
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  • Angel Eyes: A Sketch Comedy Show
    Aug 28, 7:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    New York city’s oldest and most awarded sketch team is having their first show and they hope you come to it.
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  • Cage Match 2121
    Aug 28, 9:00 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    The year is 2121, and the world government has outlawed the only weapon strong enough to defeat them: LONG-FORM IMPROV. Every other week, the Rebellion continues the search for the only thing that can save us: THE PERFECT IMPROV TEAM! Two teams enter the cage and the winner is decided by YOUR vote!
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  • Borabish
    Aug 29, 7:30 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    Founders of Squirrel Comedy Theatre (Lou Gonzalez, Michael Hartney, Patrick Keene, Maritza Montañez, and Corin Wells) come together to put on a fully improvised show so fun, so carefree, and so damn stupid, the only way to describe what will happen to your senses is: Borabish!
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  • Stanley Tucci's Dinner Party
    Aug 29, 9:00 PM
    Under St Marks, 94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009, USA
    A variety show that’ll leave you itching for more! Featuring a cast of players of all cultural, sexual, and comedic identities. Come catch some class!
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CLASSES

Our philosophy is rooted in finding and exploring the game of the scene. Learn the fundamentals, get weird, and hone your craft in a wide range of classes.

All class times are EST unless otherwise specified.

 
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