Make your plans for the sixth annual Christian Improv Comedy Association Conference in 2020!

2020 — Full Program

Day 1
01 May 2020

Welcoming and Introduction

The conference will start with some planned time to mingle and get to know your fellow improvisers. We’ll have some things planned to make it easy to break the ice...
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Devotion

Will Branch

Warmups

All participants will get to participate in some fun exercises to get the conference started right!  This will be a fast-paced session where we get you energized for a great...
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Take Your Improv Physical

Together we will explore how to use your body and physical expression in improv to heighten “the funny” in scenes and games. We’ll work through the timeless comedy of physicality...
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Lance Brown

Table Talk Session – All Inclusive

This Table Talk session will focus on inclusion for and of people with disabilities in our improv communities.  This interactive discussion is set up to allow frank discussion about any...
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Shelley Olsen

Shakesprov

In this session, you’ll get a crash course in some fundamentals of, and common tropes in, Shakespeare’s work so that you can better incorporate the Bard’s style into your improv.
Drew Davidson

New Games Workshop

This year’s New Game Workshop will be a little different.  We are asking improvisers who are attending to share some new games with the broader group.  If you have a...
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Day 2
02 May 2020

You’re the Pun that I Want! Ooo, Ooo, Ooo!

You want to up your pun game, do you?  In this workshop, we will explore effective techniques for punning on the spot, as well as practice specific short form structures...
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Eric Craddock

Dialects Blitzkrieg

Prepare to work through steps to approaching any dialect in this session. In addition, workshop participants will immediately put those steps into practice using German as an example.
Drew Davidson

Building Character

Realistic, definable characters in an improv scene build firm foundations for the relationships that are the ultimate driver in a scene’s ability to thrive. These are characters that help the...
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Donqueline Galliher

Who are we? A Relationship Workshop

The foundation of any good improv scene is the relationship that is discovered between the performers at the very top. During this workshop, we will explore different types of relationships...
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Sarah Adams

General Session with Andel Sudik — Presence and Play

The longer we improvise the more rules, expectations and great ideas threaten to take us out of the moment and stall our progress. Let’s reconnect with ourselves, our sense of...
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Andel Sudik

Light Touch Scenework Dojo

Work with people you’ve never met or work with your teammates on something new or something tried and true.  This particular Dojo is for those who would like a lighter...
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Unvarnished Truth Scenework Dojo

Work with people you’ve never met or work with your teammates on something new or something tried and true.  This particular Dojo is for those who would like to hear...
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Taylor Wingerter
Smiley Alfaro
Whit Shiller

Retro Improv Night

This year’s conference goes back in time to explore improv at an earlier time.  Improvisers from a variety of teams and theaters will team up and challenge each other in...
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Whit Shiller