Birdbox Players (Ferndale, MI) - Birdbox Players formed after their successful run performing the improvised play, See No Evil, at Go Comedy. They take their name and show inspiration from the book Birdbox by Josh Malerman. They are the 2015 Winners of the BITS Tournament at Go Comedy.
Lisa, Frankly (Chicago, IL) - 7 ladies who love making musical Improv magic with one another. Forming in Fall of 2016: Lisa, Frankly started doing musical Improv in class under the direction of Dave Asher, at iO. They bonded instantly over a love of 9th glitter, neon polar bears, and making sweet music with one another. Since then they've branched out to perform at multiple theaters such as The Playground, Second City, Annoyance, and (of course) iO.
Pepperoni Pizza Cats (Toronto, ONT) - One part satiable meal one part wild animal the Pepperoni Pizza Cats are a pack of improvisers who fearlessly push the bounds of form from the depths of your deepest nightmare to the great heights of Nietzsche’s infinite possibility and cover all the grounded ground in between. Will they be wearing pants? Will marry, divorce and then marry each other again? Can you bend time into a raccoon, a bear or Joe’s third grade teacher? Only one thing is certain, no one knows their lines. This troupe of rock and roll pizza lovers are a contained explosion, rumour has it they’re all hopped up on group mind.
DIF All Stars #1 - Nick Armstrong, Jaime Moyer, Isaac Kessler, Mark McConville, Hannah Chase & James Quesada