Les McGeHee improvising in 2009 with two other folks, the Vrazels, and James Murray

So You Want To Start an Improv Troupe

Starting an improv troupe is easy, right? You find one to ten other warm bodies and you go, “hey, let’s start an improv troupe!” and they go, “hell yeah!” and soon enough the international festival invitations start rolling in. Success! Or not.

The truth is, starting an improv troupe is easy; starting a successful improv troupe is anything but. There are so many factors that go into creating and maintaining a successful improv troupe that it’s mostly out of anyone’s hands, but there are some things that you can do to maximize your chances of creating the a troupe that you will find fun and fulfilling.