Hartford Improv Festival

Hartford Improv Festival – April 2-5, 2020

The 2020 Hartford Improv Festival is April 2-5 in Hartford, CT! #HIF2020 will feature comedy performances from across the U.S., workshops, improv jams, and more!

Applications to Perform at the 2020 Hartford Improv Festival Are Now Open!

#HIF2020 is now accepting submissions! Apply now with your team!

To perform at the 2020 Hartford Improv Festival fill out the Submission Form, and pay the application fee.

The submission fee for #HIF2020 is $15 (Early Birds: submit for just $12 before 11/29/2019. Get that worm!)

Important Dates

  • Friday, November 1, 2019: Submissions open
  • Friday, November 29, 2019: Early Bird submissions end
  • Friday, December 20, 2019: Last day to submit to perform
  • January 2020: Submissions reviewed, selection decisions will be sent out
  • February 2020: #HIF2020 schedule will be announced
  • Thursday, April 2, 2020: The first day of #HIF2020
  • Friday, April 3, 2020: The second day of #HIF2020
  • Saturday, April 4, 2020: The third (and biggest) day of #HIF2020
  • Sunday, April 5, 2020: The last day of #HIF2020

What is the Hartford Improv Festival?

The Hartford Improv Festival (HIF) is a multi-day comedy festival designed to attract local and national talent to Hartford and showcase the art of improv comedy. Join us in Hartford for improv comedy shows, workshops, jams, meetings and greetings! Still want to know more? Read our Frequently Asked Questions. Follow @HTFDimprovFest on Twitter and Hartford Improv Festival on Facebook to get the latest!