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Check out the latest of Ripley Improv’s series, new show, special events, workshops, and thoughts by the Ripleys.

We know...we know... there is a show coming up. But we just need to show you these film posters!

We are so incredibly lucky to have talented humans that design for us. Mitch Baker and Kim Van Ness are those humans. You’ve seen Kim’s poster for the full series (don’t worry, we’ve put it at the bottom)…. but we want to make sure you’ve seen Mitch Baker’s designs for our episodes (and in some festivals, we have to submit single episodes so this are incredibly valuable). We are so grateful for his designs. Definitely check him out at : mitchlogo.com!

Quarantine- Confined to a house none of them live in, six female strangers try to comprehend and survive a national epidemic, even as their minds and bodies fail them. But taped over windows, hazmat suits, and medical masks are not enough when the very reason they are all in danger has already walked through the front door.

Quarantine- Confined to a house none of them live in, six female strangers try to comprehend and survive a national epidemic, even as their minds and bodies fail them. But taped over windows, hazmat suits, and medical masks are not enough when the very reason they are all in danger has already walked through the front door.

Thanksgiving: Over the course of an orphan’s Thanksgiving dinner, a group of small-town California community theater artists play out their inner turmoil over a chicken and lots of wine. As niceties unfurl into savage jabs, fierce competitiveness threatens to ruin this found family's holiday.

Thanksgiving: Over the course of an orphan’s Thanksgiving dinner, a group of small-town California community theater artists play out their inner turmoil over a chicken and lots of wine. As niceties unfurl into savage jabs, fierce competitiveness threatens to ruin this found family's holiday.

Troop Reunion: After 20 years, Amelia throws a reunion party for her group of girlhood scouts. But Amelia has big plans, and an even bigger question for one of the troop members. So big that she decides to hire a filmmaker to capture the momentous occasion. But the troop reunion begins to fall apart as the six women discover how wildly different they’ve become, questioning whether their friendships can survive radical change -- all in front of a film crew.

Troop Reunion: After 20 years, Amelia throws a reunion party for her group of girlhood scouts. But Amelia has big plans, and an even bigger question for one of the troop members. So big that she decides to hire a filmmaker to capture the momentous occasion. But the troop reunion begins to fall apart as the six women discover how wildly different they’ve become, questioning whether their friendships can survive radical change -- all in front of a film crew.

And of course, here is the full series poster again!

A completely improvised series shot in three days using no outlines and no scripts. In each episode, Ripley Improv creates a fresh set of characters in a new setting, with no predetermined relationships or plot points. As cameras roll, you’ll witness the actors and the camera crew make in-the-moment choices through improv, based on suggestions they received moments before “picture’s up."

A completely improvised series shot in three days using no outlines and no scripts. In each episode, Ripley Improv creates a fresh set of characters in a new setting, with no predetermined relationships or plot points. As cameras roll, you’ll witness the actors and the camera crew make in-the-moment choices through improv, based on suggestions they received moments before “picture’s up."

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