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CAMP NEWS & STORIES

Camp Nights! What are these? How do I get involved?

By Improv Utopia

Camp Nights have been happening for a while. They started in LA a few years ago and have expanded to San Francisco, Denver, Detroit and Pittsburgh with more in the works. These nights are meant to be indie improv nights to allow campers and any improvisor to hone their skills and have a community night…

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Camper Tribute Video! CIU West 2016

By Improv Utopia

Here is a video made by one of our campers Jesse Joseph. Get an inside look at what camp is all about. Community. Camaraderie. Nature. Registration for our West Camp will open again in September! Stay tuned.

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How Improv Camp Helped Me Get My Groove Back! By Kevin Brown

By Improv Utopia

How Improv Camp Helped Me Get My Groove Back My improv journey with camp was a fantastic experience. I started improv in College and as the years progressed, it became a part of my life. I loved every second of it, but as the years piled on, it seemed more like a chore than fun.…

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Support Camp Yes And!

By Improv Utopia

Camp Improv Utopia is proud to announce our official partnership to Camp Yes And, an improv day camp designed to support verbal teens (Ages 13-18) on the autism spectrum. We are very excited to work with Camp Yes And to help them grow and provide even more free classes to teens on the autism spectrum. A…

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Coming Out of The Closet at Camp Improv Utopia

By Improv Utopia

When I was eighteen years old I joined NCT Phoenix, a comedy theater in the Mesa, Arizona. I was eighteen, I had just started college, and I was so deep in the closet I was hearing whispers of the R. Kelly Saga “Trapped in the Closet” on a loop. I was so afraid to accept…

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Improv Utopia Gives Back!

By Improv Utopia

As we grow, adding Camp Improv Utopia Yosemite to our family in 2016, it means our help to the improv community grows as well. In 2015, we were able to give back more to improv then ever before. Helping improv theater, festivals, and improvisors access to things like education, building materials, support and more! These…

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Camp Improv Utopia is Six Years Old!

By Improv Utopia

We are feeling a little nostalgic today! Six years ago we set out to create a camp for improvisors. We knew we wanted a place where improvisors could get together, learn, grow, and bring the community together from all over and we did it!    Six years later, we are three camps strong and cater…

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My Family Reunion – By TJ Penrod (Utah)

By Improv Utopia

Camp Improv Utopia is one of the best experiences I can think of. It has helped me grow as an improviser, theater owner and most of all, as cheesy as it sounds, as a person. Camp is rejuvenating, empowering, and almost magical. I’ve met some of my dearest friends at camp and improved existing friendships…

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The Camp Experience – By Lauren Morris (Florida)

By Improv Utopia

Camp! A magical place where anything happens. The mere mention of Improv Utopia and I get excited. My journey in improv has been a winding and long road and landed me at the inaugural year of Improv Utopia’s East camp. Off to camp I went. Excited, scared, and in shock that I agreed to “camp”.…

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The Best Group Hug – By Sean Geary (SF)

By Improv Utopia

From the moment I first walked into Camp Improv Utopia, I felt like I was at home. I felt like everyone there already knew me, and they were happy to see me. I was greeted with a big hug from Nick Armstrong and several others who I would come to consider to be very good…

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