Hi I'm Prov - Lawrence University
Paperback Rhino - University of Iowa
Runner Up Improv - Winona State University
Top Banana - Luther College
Blue Light Special - Iowa Central Community College
Breakfast for Dinner – University of Minnesota-Morris
Friendship Cave - University of Wisconsin- Madison
To Be Determined - NDSU
21 Club - Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Merely Players – Carthage College
Understudies – University of Wisconsin-Madison
3037 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
College or University - Lawrence University
Performing members - Joram Zbichorski, Brian Zindler, Nick Paulson, Myles Wagner, Sadie Lancrete, Shannon Kreuser, Abi Leveille
Team Description - Lawrence's only improv group! We do a mix of long form and short form.
College/University = University of Iowa
Performing Members = Mary Fessler, Chloe Metzger, Tyler Lynch, Zach Spindler, Spencer Hawk, Riley Cook, Shane Nielsen, Nick Kleese, Connett Croghan, Dan Wilkinson
Non-Performaing Members = Ben Mackey, Sirena Lindsay
Group Description = Paperback Rhino is a short & long form improv group from the University of Iowa. This will be their fourth year performing at CIT and they are almost TOO excited about it.
RunnerUp Comedy Troupe
College/University = Winona State University
Performing Members = Hannah Jones, Jackson Collins, Olivia Wulf, Mark Babel, Matthew Wenzel, Anthony Stewart, Erik Larson
Non-Performaing Members = Abbey Hammel, Brady Beckman, Adam Calcagno
Group Description = Hailing from the bluffs of Winona, MN, we're
RunnerUp Comedy Troupe! We come to kick butt and get laughs, and we're
all out of butt. And, if we run out of laughs... well, we'll improvise.
College/University = Luther College
Performing Members = Chris Paulson, Sarah McRoberts, Nicole Billips, Ted Ortega, Pat Fagan, Chelanga Langason, Kristina Nienhaus, Charlie Bruer, Mary Bissen
Non-Performaing Members = Michael Johnson, Maggie Pierson
Group Description = jolly, rotund and ready for action
Blue Light Special
College or University: Iowa Central Community College
Performing Members: Marty Wessels, Martin Wise, Rebecca Perryman, Alex Sudbrock, Maria FranCois, Trevor Erdman, Logun Buckler, Chris Keller, Daniel Peet
Non-Performing Members: Ben McCartney
Team Description: This is Blue Light Specials’ competitive debut! Like many in this spread out middle, BLS is proud to be the only Long Form Improv troupe in our area. Looking forward to seeing what other forms take shape from our region.
Breakfast For Dinner
College/University: University of Minnesota: Morris
Performing Members: Alek Sievert, Alex Kies, Emma Randolph, Jesse
Carlson, Isaac Deragon, Peter Ray
Non-Performing Members: Andrew Sletten
Team Description: The University of Minnesota at Morris' official
long-form improv troupe, and the only improvised comedy happening for
roughly 100 miles in any direction! Breakfast for Dinner is excited
for their 4th year competing in the College Improv Tournament.
College/University = University of Wisconsin- Madison
Performing Members = Rayna Christman, Heba Elorbany, Kate Fernan, Billy Garcia, Emily Heller, Ethan Krupp, Julia Mercer, Maurissa Myers, Alec Valadez, Olivia Zeuske
Group Description = Friendship Cave is more than a group of long form improvisers, it's a group of friends. From a couple of highly driven Jews, to a Math major, to a Mexican, Friendship Cave finds its diversity wows audiences into laughs and giggles fun for the whole family!
College/University = North Dakota State University
Non-Performaing Members = Jordan Arel, Austin Parrish
College or University = Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Performing Members = Antonio Gutierrez, Ben Lifson, Brennan Gasser, Chris Gasser, Dawson Walker, Hilary Greenstein, Jei Gross, Leigh Luna, Madeline McGrane, Kay Rossbach
Team Description = 21 Club is a bunch of art students doing long form improv!
College or University = Carthage College
Performing Members = Ben McGuiggan, Brent Nemetz, Zach Allen, Shannon Fox, Rose Grizzell, Eric Marquis, Sean Mobley, Grant Brooks,
Non-Performing members = Elliot Culp, Matt "Duck" Schaeflein, Josh Parton, Neil Geitslinger
Team Description = A sprinkling of minds brought together to make the improv cake delicious!
College/University: University of Wisconsin Madison
Performing Members: Toler Wolfe, Nick Hertog, Abby Frank, Eric Wiig, Jackson Reed, Doug Greenberg, Beth Slotten
Non-Performing Members: Laurel Kordyban, Ian Erickson, Matt Stone, Katherine Jost
Team Description: UW Madison's only short form improv group