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Competitive Comedy

EVERY Friday & Saturday Night at 7:30 & 9:45pm
$14 Adults, $12 Students, Seniors, Military ALL AGES


A hilarious, spontaneous and interactive comedy show where YOU (the Audience) shout suggestions, pick games and decide which team will win! Click HERE for tickets or call our box office: 602-374-5638

Level 2 Workshop Showcase

Thursday July 30th at 7:30pm


Our Level 2 Workshop crew have been working their improv skills for 12 weeks and now they are ready to show off their skills! Check out the showcase if you've been thinking about improv classes and want to see the results, or if you are looking for a fun night out!


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2 Show Thursday: NCT's Variety & Improv Show

Thursday August 6th at 7:30pm,$8 All Ages


Two hilarious comedy shows crammed into one night of laughs!


On July 16 TNT Improv & the Bucket of DOOM are followed by Improvised Shakespeare! The improv comedians take suggestions from YOU (the Audience) to create Shakespearean scenes and games off the frilly cuff!


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Level 1: Beginning Improv (adults)

Begins Tuesday August 18th, 6 week class $175


Learn the mystery and the magic behind the same exciting improv games you see on the NCT stage. National Comedy Theatre's Level 1 Improv Comedy Class is a fun, no pressure environment with individual instructor attention and lots of stage time. Improv will help build confidence, quick thinking skills and more!


Call 602-374-5638 or email for info & registration.
The next available Level 1 Improv Class begins November 24th.

Instant Improv Class

Monthly Drop-In Workshops


Instant Improv Class! Individual Drop-In Style Classes at NCT

Each class has a specific theme & focus. Take just one or take them all! Drop In classes are a great supplement to our 6 week improv comedy classes or an easy way to test the waters and see if this improv thing is for you!


Saturday August 8
Aim Low! Fun with Low Status Characters 
Exploring the hilarity and fun of making low status choices that have high stakes impact on your improv!
2:00pm- 4:00pm 
$25 pre-register $30 at the door (5 person minimum participation)
Skill Level: Beginner


Saturday August 22
Pop Culture Improv Class- Scene Study

Using examples from popular TV, movies, music and more we look into what makes a strong, exciting improv comedy scene.
2:00pm- 4:00pm
$25 pre-register $30 at the door (5 person minimum participation)
Skill Level: Intermediate (some improv experience is a plus)


Call 602-374-5638 or email for info & registration.
The next available Level 1 Improv Class begins November 24th.


Improv Uncensored

Thursday August 13th at 7:30pm,$8 ages 18+


Come see the saucy side of NCT at the show with no ref, no rules and no brown bag foul... and no one under 18 admitted! The show on August 13th features NCT LongForm Comedy Team, FLD Productions and 80's Abridged... hilariously dramatic retellings of the worst 80's movies!


Join us for future Improv Uncensored shows on August 27th & Setember 10th.


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Thursday Night Troupe & the Bucket of DOOM!

Thursday August 20th at 7:30pm,$8 All Ages


The Thursday Night Troupe hits the National Comedy Theatre stage with spontaneous laughs! But.... its the Bucket of DOOM! that decides what games to play! Join us on August 20th and YOU (the Audience) may choose from the Bucket!


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NCT in the News...

AZ RepublicKevin McDonald visits National Comedy Theatre! See the Video!


The High School Improv League is featured in the East Valley Tribune

National Comedy Theatre is one of 2015 Best Of AZ Central, plus the 2011 Readers Choice for Best of Phoenix for best Stand Up, Sketch or Improv Comedy in's poll! That makes 3 Best of Phoenix titles!

National Comedy Theatre wins Best of the East Valley in the East Valley Tribune's Readers Poll!

NCT in the Arizona Republic! If you missed this article, read it online by clicking here.