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The Art of Good Filth, by Will Dwyer

There is nothing quite like the feeling of seeing your show get a spot on ColdTowne’s calendar and this is one you won’t want to miss. The one thing we wanted to demonstrate when we were planning this variety show: the bluest comedy that Austin has to offer, displayed at its highest intelligence. A taboo…
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In Other News

  • Congratulations B. Iden Payne Nominees

    Today, the B. Iden Payne committee announced their nominees for theater and improvisation. We are delighted to announce that several ColdTowne shows, troupes and performers have received nominations. Our July/August 2016 Main Stage production, “Dinner for Six” received several nominations, including: Kristen Samuelsen, Producer Outstanding Improv Production Joseph Dailey Outstanding Direction of Improvisational Theater Aly…
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  • BettyFest Interview with Patio Talk: A Legendary Improv Troupe who Happen to be Female

    BettyFest was founded in 2014 by Patio Talk (Chrissy Shackelford, Juliet Prather, Amy Wright, and Kasey Borger), a comedy team based in New York City that originally formed at ColdTowne Theater in Austin, TX. Their members have been trained at UCB NY, iO Chicago, and of course, ColdTowne. We sat down with the ladies of…
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  • Congrats Cené, Danny and Dave!

    ColdTowne Alumna/Alumnus Get Hired We are late to the party, but are incredibly excited to announce that Loverboy’s Cené Hale was recently hired as a cast member for Boom! Chicago – Amsterdam, joining them in August. She follows in the footsteps of former cast members such as Jordan Peele, Becky Drysdale and Seth Myers, to…
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