IMPROV & SKETCH SHOWS STAND UP SHOWS IMPROVISED STAR THINGS SATURDAY WORKSHOPS GEORGIA TECH

IMPROV & SKETCH SHOWS

The BBCF 2014 improv & sketch show schedule has been announced. This year's headliners include Disco Taxi, a hilarious all female comedy group hailing from Toronto, Canada and North Coast, a mind-blowing hip-hop improv group from New York City!

STAND UP SHOWS

BBCF has an astounding line up of over 40 stand up comics from across the U.S. and Canada. Each show headlined by one of our four powerhouse comics - Mia Jackson, Gilbert Lawand, Clayton English, and Tanner Inman. See them all at Under the Couch!

IMPROVISED STAR THINGS

The BBCF 2014 has the ultimate fandom combo. Improvised Star Trek and Star Wars! The Droids You're Looking For brings their lightsaber waving spectacle from out west in Tulsa, OK and Captain's Log is beaming down from just around the corner at The Village Theatre.

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

The Black Box Comedy Festival is pleased as punch to offer another amazing arsenal of two hour comedy workshops. Take advantage of our educational buffet taught by accomplished comedy instructors from across the U.S. and Canada.

GEORGIA TECH

All BBCF 2014 shows and workshops will be on GA Tech Campus. Our two performance venues are separated by a mere 350ft from door to door, but finding your way around campus can be confusing. Avoid getting lost by taking a look at our detailed directions.
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2014 BLACK BOX COMEDY FESTIVAL

Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2014 – DramaTech Theater presents the tenth annual Black Box Comedy Festival, one of the South’s largest comedy events. This year, we celebrating 10 years of BBCF and 25 years of Let’s Try This! improv comedy troupe at GA Tech. BBCF brings Atlanta’s sprawling community of comedians together with some of the country’s best nationally touring acts. The goal is to entertain audiences and educate the next generation of performers. This year’s blow-out anniversary celebration features 10 shows, 18 sketch and improv group and over 40 stand up comics!!

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FEBRUARY 15, 2014 – SHOW TICKET AND WORKSHOP SALES LIVE

This tenth anniversary festival is going to be off the chain. We've got our first international act - Disco Taxi - hailing from Toronto, Canada. We've got North Coast, an amazing hip hop improv group from New York. We even have improvised Start Wars - These Are the Droids You're Looking For - AND improvised Star Trek - Captain's Log. In it's second years as part of BBCF, our stand up line up has doubled in size, boasting over 40 comics with local celebrities - Tanner Inman , Clayton English , Gilbert Lawand , and Mia Jackson - headlining each show. Plus a large selection of top notch educational offerings taught by some of the most renowned comedy instructors in North America. We're going to blow the roof off of GA Tech! Get excited!! Buy our super-cheap All Access Pass and don't miss a minute of the incredible action.

FEBRUARY 1, 2014 – PROMO VIDEO

Check out this hilarious spot donated to us my the amazing Ben Callner. Believe it or not, this is based on a true story! Feel free to share your true story involving bad timing in the comments section below or tweet it with hashtag #timingiseverything. Watch more videos created by Ban Callner at Pogo Pictures.

JANUARY 15, 2013 – ACCOMMODATIONS

We are proud to announce our official hotel sponsor for BBCF 2014: The Meliá Atlanta. This world class hotel is only 0.8 miles, a 16 minute walking distance, from our two venue and offers the deeply discounted rate of $89 per night to festival performers. More Info.


SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 – RUFIO WINS!

After an epic battle, new champion has risen. Jonathan Kleitman, Vincent Migliore, and Cassidy Russell are the winners of the sixth annual Black Box Improv Tournament! Congratulations to them and thanks to all the other teams, special guests, volunteers, and staff that made this fundraising event possible. Check out these photos and videos from BBIT for a recap.


SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 – TOURNAMENT WORKSHOP

Sept 13, 2013 from 1-3pm - Mandy Butler first taught at BBCF back in 2008 and has been a festival favorite ever since. We're brining this charming, MFA-holding gal back into Atlanta. She'll be teaching a very special, one-shot workshop as part of our annual BBCF fundraiser, the Black Box Improv Tournament. More info.


AUGUST 15, 2013 – THE TOURNAMENT RETURNS

Sept 13-14, 2013 - Our annual fundraiser, the Black Box Improv Tournament returns for its sixth installment of gut-busting hilarity. Four valiant improv teams will emerge to battle for your vote. At the end of every match, the audience will decide which team advances and which one gets eliminated. The last team left standing will receive a prime performance slot at the tenth annual Black Box Comedy Festival. More info.


AUGUST 1, 2013 – SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN

The Black Box Comedy Festival is now seeking submissions from improv and sketch groups, stand up comics, instructors and scholarship applicants. There will be an increase in the submission fees for performance groups after August 31, 2013... so submit now! If you are interested in teaching at BBCF, don't be shy. We are always on the look out for new instructors so that we can continue to keep our workshop selection plentiful and diverse. Fill out our scholarship application for your chance to see shows and take workshops for free!

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