Asheville Improv Collective presents: Improv Comedy Fest

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Asheville Improv Collective presents: Improv Comedy Fest

3 PM BLOCK

AICFest 2019 Presents: Saturday, October 5th, 3pm Fest Show Block
with Husbandry + Get The Hook + Solid Dad
$15

AIC is very proud to present Saturday's AICFest 2019 3pm show block! The lineup, in order:

- Husbandry (Dallas)
- Get The Hook (Burnsville, NC)
(Intermission)
- Solid Dad (Raleigh/Chapel Hill)

5 PM BLOCK

AICFest 2019 Presents: Saturday, October 5th, 5pm Fest Show Block
with Rhonda + Super Dump + Roadside Couch
$15

AIC is very proud to present Saturday's AICFest 2019 5pm show block! The lineup, in order:

- Rhonda (Lexington, KY)
- Super Dump (Denver)
(Intermission)
- Roadside Couch (Dallas)

7 PM Block

Headliner: Moyer + Monroe

Opening (in order of appearance): The 1995 Chicago Bulls + Reasonably Priced Babies + Family Dinner

Seated show, 18+

Price: $25

AIC is very proud to present Moyer + Monroe, the fast-paced, character-driven two-person improv explosion featuring the multi-talented Jaime Moyer and Maribeth Monroe! More info on each performer:

Jaime Moyer is an alum of the University of Detroit-Mercy, The Second City-Detroit, and is a current member of the acting unions SAG-AFTRA and AEA. She is also a former Artistic Director of Planet Ant and current Home Team member. Jaime was awarded the sole prize of Maestro at The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas in 2011. She has appeared on Parks and Recreation, 2 Broke Girls, Jennifer Falls, and has a recurring role on Disney’s KC Undercover. Jaime is the creator of the viral hit “Fancy Catz” which can be seen on YouTube at the Second City Network, and has appeared in several short and feature length films. She can be seen performing weekly at The Second City Hollywood and iO WEST in Los Angeles, California.


Maribeth Monroe started her career with The Second City, where she touring internationally with The Second City Touring Company. She co-wrote and performed in seven original revues on both the Detroit and Chicago Mainstages and is a Joseph Jefferson-nominated actress for her performance in Chicago’s 91st revue Red Scare, directed by Mick Napier. After being scouted by Second City Conservatory graduate Anders Holm on the Second City stage, she was cast as the ball-busting telemarketing boss “Alice Murphy” on the Comedy Central hit show Workaholics, which she spent seven seasons on. You've also seen her as Mindy St. Clair from The Good Place and you will see her as Christina from Bob'heart's Abishola, CBS's upcoming Chuck Lorre-created show.

9 PM Block

Headliner: Mamas Boy

Opening (in order of appearance): Ballast Point + The Monthly Junk + The Cardigan Club

Seated show, 18+


Price: $25

AIC is very proud to present Mama's Boy, the all-female improv super-group featuring the overwhelmingly talented Maribeth Monroe, Jaime Moyer, Stephanie Courtney and Celeste Pechous! Here's some more background info on each performer:

Maribeth Monroe started her career with The Second City, where she touring internationally with The Second City Touring Company. She co-wrote and performed in seven original revues on both the Detroit and Chicago Mainstages and is a Joseph Jefferson-nominated actress for her performance in Chicago’s 91st revue Red Scare, directed by Mick Napier. After being scouted by Second City Conservatory graduate Anders Holm on the Second City stage, she was cast as the ball-busting telemarketing boss “Alice Murphy” on the Comedy Central hit show Workaholics, which she spent seven seasons on. You've also seen her as Mindy St. Clair from The Good Place and you will see her as Christina from Bob'heart's Abishola, CBS's upcoming Chuck Lorre-created show.

Jaime Moyer is an alum of the University of Detroit-Mercy, The Second City-Detroit, and is a current member of the acting unions SAG-AFTRA and AEA. She is also a former Artistic Director of Planet Ant and current Home Team member. Jaime was awarded the sole prize of Maestro at The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas in 2011. She has appeared on Parks and Recreation, 2 Broke Girls, Jennifer Falls, and has a recurring role on Disney’s KC Undercover. Jaime is the creator of the viral hit “Fancy Catz” which can be seen on YouTube at the Second City Network, and has appeared in several short and feature length films. She can be seen performing weekly at The Second City Hollywood and iO WEST in Los Angeles, California.

Stephanie Courtney is a main company alumnus of The Groundlings Theater. Best known for her portrayal of Flo, the very excited pitch woman for Progressive Insurance, she has also appeared in numerous tv shows and films. Credits include Mad Men, The Comeback, Nobodies, The Goldbergs, The Heartbreak Kid, and Girlfriends Day. Additionally, she’s rooting for you.

Celeste Pechous (SAG/AFTRA) has improvised around the world with some of the most distinguished improv theaters. An alumna of the Second City Chicago, Pechous has trained and performed at the Second City Chicago/LA, iO Chicago/LA, and The Annoyance Theater. She was honored Best Actress for her work in The Clan at the Midwest Film Festival and received a Best Actress nominee from the Downtown LA Film Festival and was awarded the Outstanding Performance from The SNAFF Film Festival for her work in the dark-comedy short, Past Due, based on her short story. TV credits include HBO's Sharp Objects, NBC's The Kenan Show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, USA's Pearsons, Amazon's Upload, Showtime’s Masters of Sex, Netflix's One Day at a Time, Epix's Get Shorty, Comedy Central’s Workaholics, Review and TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland. She appeared in Work in Progress, which debuted to accolades at Sundance 2019. See her next in the feature film Against All Enemies. You can also see her improvise at Second City LA and on tv in one of her many national commercial spots. Pechous teaches Improv at Second City Hollywood and for UCLA's Extension Studies. She is the founder of Dosage Improv Workshops in Los Angeles.

Opening will be Dallas's Ballast Point and The Monthly Junk and Asheville's very own, The Cardigan Club!

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