Death By Improv

Improv Comedy in Central NJ
– since 2006 –

What is this improv thing?
Well, it’s comedy made up on the spot, based on audience suggestions. So come check out a show, and give us some ideas to play with

2 Shows on 2 Stages Every Month

NEW in Fall of 2019! Death By Improv is coming to Rahway!
    Join DBI for our new monthly show at:
     The Loft at Union County Performing Arts Center!
• As Always, you can also catch Death By Improv monthly at:
    Main Street Theatre in Parlin, NJ.
See all our dates and get advanced tickets!

And Classes too!

Improv Performance Essentials
• A 6 week class focused on character creation and games.
    Previous beginner-level experience required.
• Next class begins Sept 17th | $150 until Sept 10th | $200 after
Open Workshops
• Got previous improv experience with DBI or elsewhere?
• Come play with the members of DBI as we delve into advanced topics!
• Next Workshop: August 26th| 7:30PM – 9:30PM | $15

Questions about classes? Email

We go all over the place

Death By Improv has taken the act on the road a few times, having been selected to perform at the Richmond Improv Festival (2008 and 2009), the Gainesville Improv Festival (2009, 2010, and 2014), the Boston Comedy Arts Festival (2013), and at the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival (2011, 2012, and 2016). And members of DBI have trained at a variety of theaters and improv camps in NYC, Philly, Austin, Ireland, and more.

More locally, DBI has played at bars and bookstores all over central Jersey. We’ve guest performed at The Stress Factory in New Brunswick, Crossroads in Garwood, and more. DBI’s players have also taught workshops at various schools and arts organizations throughout the area,

Want more info on anything DBI related? Email us at or visit our contact page.