If you love to laugh, chances are you've heard about Improv. Kalamazoo's Crawlspace Theatre Company has set the 8th annual Kalamazoo Improv Festival for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22nd.

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Improv performers at places like Second City has gone on to superstar fame on shows like Saturday Night Live. The Kalamazoo Improv Festival is a showcase of some of the best Improv teams in the Midwest, from Chicago, Detroit Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.

The two night event will be downtown at the Epic Center with expanded seating this year.

The festival activities start at the 5:30pm, Friday, October 21 Happy Hour show, followed by shows at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. The fun continues Saturday, October 22 with improv workshops at 1pm and 4pm, where you can learn valuable improv skills from some of the finest teachers in the business. The festival finishes off with a bang Saturday night with shows at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Each show will feature three outstanding improv teams.

Tickets are $10 general admission for each show, or get a $25 fest pass and see as many shows as you want. For the Saturday workshops, admission is $15 per workshop.

All shows and workshops will be at the Epic Center at  359 S. Kalamazoo Mall. More information is on the Crawlspace website.