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Jester’Z Improv Comedy is the premier performance group in the Phoenix area. If you are looking for clean and intelligent comedic entertainment for a large corporation, small office or private party, Jester’Z Improv Comedy has what you need.

Jester’Z Improv Comedy has been entertaining corporations, churches, and private parties of all shapes and sizes since 2001. With a lengthy clientele list that includes the likes of, PespiCo, Honeywell, Intell, AutoZone, Bank of America and many more, you know you are getting a trusted and true product (click here for full client list).

Let Jester’Z Improv Comedy create a unique experience that everyone at your event will be talking about for years, because we use suggestions from your audience to inspire each and every hilarious scene!

Every show is catered specifically to your company. Just provide us with a little information about your event prior to the show and watch in awe as we turn the every day aspects of your company into comedy gold!

Improv Comedy Auditions: May the 4th Be With You

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JEF STAR WARS

Do you have what it takes to be a Jester? 

Teamworkemotional listeningcharacter point of viewstory telling and the willingness to take things to an emotional and physical extreme while keeping a professional level-head are required for the Jester’Z scene-based short-formed improvised comedy show.

We are looking to expand our team! 

WHEN:     Monday May the 4th @ 6:30pm
WHERE:   At Jester’Z of Course: 1061 N Dobson Rd #114 Mesa, Arizona (In Mesa Riverview behind Bass Pro Shop)

Register-now

 

 

 

 

Committed performers willing to join us for the next few years of their life.  (The average current performer has been with us 3+ years…   some upwards of 8-12 years) We are looking for outgoing people with great energy and a fun disposition.  Experienced performers who can align with our core values, purpose and mission.  If you are ready to improve the quality of life of others and want to create memories, create clean comedy and act with integrity – we want you to join us!

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Bring a positive attitude and a bio of your past experience, qualifications, classes you’ve taken, places you’ve studied, shows you’ve performed, etc.  If nothing else, please explain what makes you a great candidate for JesterZ.

What to expect?

If we feel you will be a good fit for our troop, you will be invited to participate in our 12 week Performance Prep/Understudy Program, which is every Thursday night from 6-10pm during which time there will be a weekly performance followed by notes and training with Jester’Z Owner and Producer Jef Rawls, as well as other Jester’Z main-stage performers and directors!

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Summer Camp Registration is NOW OPEN!

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The Jester’Z Training center is super excited to open registration for 6 different, totally fun filled air conditioned weeks of SUMMER CAMP!

Beat the heat this summer and send your kids and teens ages 8-17 to Jester’Z.  We will be offering 4 sessions of 1 week Improv Comedy Camp and 2 sessions of 1 week Musical Improv Camp in June and July.  We realize that in the past we were unable to accommodate campers who’s parents work full time, so we are now offering extended care as well.  Discounts are available for multiple weeks as well as for registering multiple campers from the same household.

Camp is Monday-Friday 9am-4pm with AM Extended Care from 7:30am-9am and PM Extended Care from 4:00pm-5:30pm.

Youth Summer Camp

Pat Finn – Workshop and Performance

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Jester’Z Brother’Z Productions, LLC
is proud to welcome a most respected improv artist and actor:

Pat Finn

Pat Finn

2:00pm  Inside the Laughter Studio – 2 hour interview-style workshop hosted by Jef Rawls is for anyone looking to get started with or sharpen their comedic acting skills.  Learn insider’s tips and tricks to better improv, comedy techniques, acting secrets and stories from On The Set of commercial set.  Prerequisite:  NONE.  Age: ALL

6:00pm  Jester’Z Improv Show - Pat joins the Jester’Z main stage cast for 90 minutes of all-ages improvised comedy!

9:00pm  Jester’Z Improv Show -  Warmed up and ready for another 90 minutes of non-stop, side-splitting all-ages comedy with Jester’Z Main Stage Cast.

 

Who is Pat Finn?

Education:

  • Graduate of Marquette University
  • Alumni of Second City of Chicago
  • Alumni of Chicago’s ImprovOlympics Theatre
  • Member of the Improv Troupe Beer Shark Mice

As Seen On:

  • TV
    • Late Night With Conan O’Brien
    • Seinfeld
    • That 70’s Show
    • The King of Queens
    • Friends
    • 3rd Rock From the Sun
    • Ed
    • Drew Carey Show
    • Curb Your Enthusiasm
    • Marvin Marvin
    • The Middle
  • Movies
    • Dude, Where’s My Car?
    • It’s Complicated
    • I Love You, Beth Cooper

Most recognizable as the spokesman for TOYOTA in over 50 commercials over the last 10 years.

Links:
Toyota Commercial #1:  https://vimeo.com/105171744
Toyota Commercial #2:  https://vimeo.com/105172068

 

CLICK FOR TICKETS:

2:00 JOIN THE AUDIENCE
Inside The Laughter Studio:  $15

GET TICKETS FOR 6:00 SHOW:  $15+tax

GET TICKETS FOR 9:00 SHOW:  $15+tax

 

 

Biography:

Pat Finn is a talented, comedic actor who has been with SBV for over 17 years, He who grew up in Wilmette, Illinois and is one of six children. He attended high school at Loyola Academy in Wilmette and graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1987. After graduation, he moved to Chicago where he worked as a beer salesman until joining the Second City National Touring Company. During this time, he was also performing improvisation with the Improv Olympic in Chicago.

After writing and performing in two Second City resident shows, Pat landed the part of George Wendt’s younger brother in “The George Wendt Show” and moved to L.A. Pat Just finished a year in the role of Dad Bob on the Nickelodeon hit “Marvin Marvin” and he is currently re-occurring as Mike’s best friend, Bill Norwood on ABC’s “The Middle”. He has also had re-occurring roles on “Murphy Brown”, “Third Rock From The Sun”, “Ed” and “My Boys”. Some of his other television credits include “Friends”, “Seinfeld”, “The Drew Cary Show”, “That 70’s Show”, “Las Vegas”, “Wizards of Waverly Place” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “House”. Pat’s feature film credits include “Dude, Where’s My Car”, “I Love You, Beth Cooper”, “Space Buddies”, “Santa Pups 2” and “It’s Complicated” opposite Meryl Streep.

Pat has also had commercial success with campaigns for “Got Milk?”, DiGiorno Pizza”, “Bell South”, “Toyota” and dozens of others. Pat continues to perform improv every week at ImprovOlympic Hollywood with his Chicago buddies in the critically acclaimed and award winning ensemble show, “BeerSharkMice”. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.

Pat has worked with ” Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Kathy Bates, Jerry Seinfeld, Candace Bergin, Alec Baldwin, Steve Carell, Stephan Colbert, Tina Fey, Amy Poller”

 

SPECIAL EVENT: Natalie Madsen with JesterZ Improv

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Golly – it seems like Jester’Z Improv is practically MARRIED to the cast of
Studio C !!

It must mean that this is a great relationship for both parties!!

DATE CHANGE: MAY 2nd

CLICK TIME TO PURCHASE:   2:00  |  6:00  |  9:00

 
 

NATALIE MADSEN

Nat Mads

Once again, we strip away the script, the rehearsal, the memorization and put Natalie On-The-Spot with quick-witted, fast-paced improvised comedy!  Natalie joins the Main Stage cast of Jester’Z Improv for a fantastic day of audience suggested inspired scene’s.  You give us the topics, we’ll create instant hilarity in the form of skits and sketches.  No two shows are the same!  Don’t miss NatMads in her debut improv performance!

$23 +tax – ALL AGES

DATE CHANGE!!  MAY 2nd

CLICK TIME TO PURCHASE:   2:00  |  6:00  |  9:00

 

Check out Natalie’s work HERE and HERE

 

PLUS:  Natalie wants to meet her Arizona Fans!! Stick around afterwards for a chance to meet Natalie in person and get her autograph or photo!! 

 

 

FREE IMPROV COMEDY CLASS!!!

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Who doesn’t like free?  I mean personally it always catches my attention and if you are reading this then it surely has caught yours too.  Our new Drop-In style improv classes are such a hit, and we are now offering 2 ways to get classes FOR FREE:

  1. FIRST CLASS IS FREE….so just show up!
  2. REFER SOMEONE TO TAKE CLASSES
    • If you are a student with a class pack purchased and you refer someone who buys a class pack we will add a FREE class to your class pack!

It's Free

Like I said….who doesn’t love FREE~

See you Wednesdays from 6-8pm for Drop-In Beginning Improv.

2015 Gift Certificates

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Gift Certificates to the Funniest night of your life!!

Valid for any General Admission show – these gift certificates make great stocking stuffers, employee and client “thank you” or just hold on to them for yourself to remind you to come back and have a great time – ANYTIME!!

Once you purchase your tickets, you’ll receive instructions on whether you want your tickets delivered BY MAIL, PICK UP, or PRINT AT HOME

 

Gift Certificates are valid for all general admission JesterZ improv shows and may NOT be redeemed for special events (Special guest shows, Christmas Day, Valentines, New Years Eve, Etc)  You must submit a reservation in advance by registering on the event calendar and surrender the physical certificate at box office upon arrival.  JesterZ Improv is not responsible for lost or stolen certificates.

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BEST VENUE for your Holiday party!!

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Another end of year awards banquet and corporate entertainment in a hotel ballroom…  again.

Boring

Hotel food…   again.    And don’t get us started on the ambiance…  It looks like a blank slate!

How about a more FUN environment only MINUTES away from the airport!

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Your next Corporate event, Awards Banquet or private party will NEVER be the same!   Whether your company is located in Phoenix Area or not…  Our NEW location is going to make it memorable!!

Welcome to Jester’Z Improv Comedy Theater!

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Imagine the “wow-factor” your clients, employees or guests will think as they walk up and enter our colorful, open and bright reception lobby.  Some say Alice in Wonderland was here!  The atmosphere sets up a fun and exciting event – sure to make memories !!

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Our box office has the capability to be cleared out of the center of the room to accommodate a more open atmosphere for a variety of options (ie. cocktail reception, banquet serving tables, dance floor, event booths).

What’s your idea?

250+ Seat Theater

A fun environment awaits your guests inside!  Banquet chairs set up theater style can accommodate up to 250 corporate or private guests.   Or put tables up for a lunch or dinner and now the event just got better!!  Up to 168 seated at tables (we’ll get that photo soon! in the meantime, look at this wall!!!)

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Your group will enjoy the fun ambiance of a comedy club!

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As an added touch, spice the evening up with a theme!  Make your guests feel welcomed when they have interactive atmosphere actors taking photo’s and sparking up conversation with them.  What’s your theme?

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FOOD?  Well – don’t worry!  We have you covered!   Mesa Riverview has a variety of local and national restaurants who cater!   Contact them directly – or we can take care of it for you!

Matta’s Mexican, Chick-fil-A, Chili’s, Rigatoni’s Italian, Famous Dave’s BBQ, Logan’s Roadhouse

After dinner and a few awards or recognitions (if that’s your “thing”) – let us entertain you on our fantastic stage with Jester’Z – Arizona’s BEST improv comedy show!

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We’ll take your suggestions and create comedy IN THE MOMENT!! We can cater our show to your group specific.  Are you a law firm? Dental group?  Engineers?  A few tidbits of information and the Jester’Z will create skits that will make your mundane office activities and personnel HYSTERICAL!!

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OR choose from a variety of Stand up Comedians – local and National!!

Do you have an idea??  We’d love to hear it!

Are there limits??  None that we know of!  (well, maybe your budget – but let’s make it work).

REQUEST INFO, PRICING and AVAILABILITY

 Or call to schedule a tour of the facility:  480-233-0154

 
(Jester’Z Improv is NOT available Sundays)
 

Free Birthday Tickets – Always

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Birthday Activities in Phoenix

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Happy Birthday!!  We are really excited you’ve decided to attend a JesterZ show to celebrate this wonderful day!!

Step 1.  Pick a Friday or Saturday within 6 days of your Birthday(This is important!!  You will need to show ID at the box office when you arrive!!)  

Step 2.  Reserve your Birthday ticket and purchase any additional tickets in your party (General Admission*).  Don’t get them mixed up – just cuz it’s your birthday doesn’t mean you get everyone in for free!!

Step 3.  Contact ALL your friends and invite them to what could be the funniest night of their life!!

Step 4. Send them to our website where they can purchase their own tickets.  Tell them “just having you there will be your gift to me.”

Step 5.  On day of show, print your tickets – Look for BOTH Tickets to arrive in your email (Paid General Admission AND your birthday ticket).

Step 6. Present Tickets & ID that proves it is within 6 days of your birthday.

Step 7.  Enjoy the show!

Step 8.  Post a picture or an update on ANY social media of the GREAT time you had!!

 

See you on your birthday (or at least within 6 days of your birthday).

*not valid for special events. 


 

Corporate Training

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Corporate Training

Jester’Z Improv has been providing corporate training and team-building nationwide since 2001! Our exercises and workshops will help your teams connect, create and communicate more effectively all while having fun in the learning process!

Team Building
Are you looking for ways to help your team create, connect and communicate better? There is no better way to do that then with the skills mastered in improvisation. One of the most fundamental aspects of improv is the idea of group mind or getting your team on the “same page” by listening, and supporting the ideas of your team members through the creative proceess. With improv trainers and performers with a combined history of well over 70 years, there is no better place to look for team building and training then with Jester’Z Improv!

Workshops
Our hands on approach to workshop and team building creates a unique learning environment of  support and retention. New skills will stay with your employees for years to come!

Building Creativity
Nothing forces you to think outside of the box like improv comedy does. Bring on Jester’Z Improv  for your next training and see what kind of creative juices we can get flowing. We promise you will not regret it!

For pricing and availability call: 480-423-0120

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Private Parties

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Jester’Z Improv Comedy is the premier performance group in the Phoenix area. If you are looking for entertainment for a large corporation, small office party or a monumental birthday party, Jester’Z Improv Comedy has what you need.

Jester’Z Improv Comedy has been entertaining corporations of all shapes and sizes since 2001. With a lengthy clientele list that includes the likes of, PespiCo, Honeywell, Autozone, Intel,  Bank of America and much more, you know you are getting a trusted and true product (click here for full client list).

Let Jester’Z Improv Comedy create a unique experience that everyone at your event will be talking about for years. We use audience suggestions to inspire each and every hilarious scene. Watch as we turn a day in the life of your CEO into a side-splitting skit, or make a scene out of your companies motto. All of our scenes are corporate friendly and always done in good fun and good humor! Because we believe in clean entertainment, our shows never have any profanity or off-color humor, just goodhearted, quick-witted, professional comedy!

To help us cater our show specifically to your event, just provide us with a little information about your event prior to the show and we’ll get to work! Your company will be talking about our show around the water cooler for months!

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