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TCF 2015 will be held on April 18!

We’re excited to announce the date for this year’s Teen Comedy Fest! We hope you will join us on April 18, 2015 for a full day of workshops, performances, and bonding with teen Improv, Sketch Comedy, and Stand-Up performers from across the country and beyond!

Registration will open Dec 1, 2014 and remain open through Feb 28, 2015.

Have questions, or need tips on raising funds for your trip to Chicago? Email TCF Producer Emily Leonard at!

See you in April!

Participation Fee Deposits are due by March 17, 2014

The non-refundable deposit is 50% of your $75/person participation fee ($37.50 per person).  Your deposit secures your place in the festival and helps us plan for the number of workshop instructors and performance slots we’ll need for this year’s fest!

There are two ways to pay:

1- Mail a check or money order payable to Chicago Improv Productions to:
ATTN: Teen Comedy Fest
Chicago Improv Productions
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60657

2- Make a payment via Paypal to the address  In the “Comments” section, please note “Participation Fees for Teen Comedy Fest.

Questions?  Email Producer Emily Leonard!


The 8th annual Teen Comedy Fest will take place Saturday May 3rd, 2014 at Chicago Academy for the Arts, located at 1010 West Chicago Ave, Chicago Il, 60642.

Teen Comedy Fest is designed to provide unparalleled opportunities in comedy performance and study for teenagers on a national level. As the largest gathering of teen comedians, we have featured over 100 teen improvisors, sketch comedians, and stand-up comics from all across the nation and are excited to see TCF continue to grow! Teen Comedy Fest consists of a day of workshops taught by established artists from the Chicago area, and concludes with performances from all teams participating in the festival. We’re very excited to see the talent that will be showcased this year!

Registration for TCF 2014 is now live!  Click here to register!

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact the TCF Producer, Emily Dugan, at or the TCF Artistic Director Jessica Rogers at

If you’d like to check out our previous Teen Comedy Festivals, check out our Archive page!

Thanks for visiting, and see you at the festival!