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

Shows every month!

Death By Improv performs monthly at Main Street Theatre in Parlin, NJ. (that’s the neighborhood overlapping Old Bridge and Sayreville for those not in the know.
See all our dates and get advanced tickets!
See a map!

And Classes too!

Improv Elements
• A 6 week Introduction to Improv. Great for beginners and open to all levels of experience.
• Next class begins July 9th | $150 until July 2nd | $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: June 17 | 7:30PM – 9:30PM | $15
Death By Improv at the East Brunswick Public Library!
• DBI will be teaching a 90-minute improv primer for teens and adults! Great chance to get a taste of improv before our next Improv Elements session.
• June 26 | 07:00PM – 08:30PM
• Registration opens June 1

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.