Jester-itoZ : Teen Improv Troupe

JesterZ Teen Comedy Troupe : Jester-itoZ The Jesterito’Z are the Jester’Z teen performance troupe. We will be having weekly rehearsals every Friday from 4:30-6:30 PM, with shows every month! Come to the orientation and information session this Friday, Sept. 25th, for more info! The number of spots in the troupe are limited, and as of right now are...

Ken Kaz : Unplanned Parenthood

Ken Kaz : Unplanned Parenthood Long time Jester Ken Kaz has been bringing his stand up comedy show to Theater 168 for the last 4 years. This unique outlook on parenthood is hilarious! This is an all ages show From Ken Kaz dot com Ken has tailored several acts that are perfect for corporate/private events and fundraisers. His one man show entitled Unplanned...

Best Comedy Fans in Phoenix (and the World)

Help with the Phoenix New Times Best of 2009 Over the last couple of weeks we have been really working hard on our social media sites (facebook, twitter), on our website and at our shows to let people know that we had been nominated for two categories in the Phoenix New Times Best of 2009 (Best Place to See a Comedy Show and Best Place for a First Date). It our...

Phoenix Comedy Classes

JesterZ Improv Comedy Classes We are coming to an end of what has been a brilliant round of classes. The showcases have been great and the audience attendance for the class showcases has been really high. With all this positiveness, we are very exited to get our next round of comedy classes started. Here is a list of the classes that we have coming: (step 1)...

East Valley Get Out Festival

The East Valley Tribune’s 10th Annual GetOut Performing Arts Expo For a number of years the East Valley Tribune has asked JesterZ Improv to participate in the East Valley Tribune’s GetOut Expo. BUT not just participant, we have also been honored to provide all the “in between” entertainment. This year the Get out Expo will be at the...

JesterZ Improv : Bringing Your Group

JesterZ Improv : Making Your Group Activity Awesome We do many things at JesterZ Improv, (corporate, team building, atmosphere acting) but there is one thing that we do MOST of all, that is perform weekly show. Over the years the schedule has changed from time to time, but for the most part there have always been at least 4 shows a weekend (8pm and 10pm on...

Improv Comedy: Getting to the Emotion

Shortform Improv: Emotion Emotion Emotion Longform Impov has a great luxury that shortform improv doesn’t have. Time and care can be taken to get to the emotion of the scene. On the other hand, shortform improv doesn’t have 5 to 10 minutes to find the emotion within the scene. In bad shortform, the emotion is simply skipped over for gimmick and/or...