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April 24-28, 2024

LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building

and Greek Theater

Baton Rouge Improv Festival, or BRIF, is a multi-day event filled with shows, workshops, and fun! We bring people together to celebrate improv comedy and all things comedy. All ticket sales support local artists and our mission to bring joy and build community. 

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BRIF Improv Laboratory

Join us for a fun, free, and funky Improv show one Monday night a month at the River Center Library in Downtown Baton Rouge! Next show is Oct 23rd

Shows and Tickets

Tickets for improv shows can be purchased on our tickets page. Tickets will be available at the door via card and Venmo. Our main stage is the Studio Theater at the LSU School of Drama. Other stages include the Greek Theater on LSU's campus. This year's performance will include some of the best improvisers in Louisiana, along with standup comedy and sketch comedy showcases from around the country.

Can't get to Baton Rouge for the Improv festival? You can watch us online on almost any device. Viewing is free but we suggest you make a donation for good karma. Contact us if you are you having a viewing party and our viewing party package will set you up with all the swag you need! 

We know that improv and comedy are about having human connection and making fun. Come on out and mingle with performers, teachers and fellow audience members at one of our sponsored parties and creative events.

Baton Rouge Improv Fest was created as a branch of the Baton Rouge Acting Studio. Our mission is to uplift and inspire our community through the performing arts. We believe in equality and inclusion. Performances and workshops are made available to everyone. Donations keep the quality high and the prices low. Your gifts can help create scholarships and support our outreach programs. Or Venmo us at @BRIfestival 


Our Festival offers a variety of workshops for improvisers of all levels. We are offering in-person, online, and hybrid workshops. 

Stay tuned for more information. 


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