Wednesday 7/3 3:15 pm

The Peoples Improv Theater is thrilled to present the 12th Annual INDIE-pendence Day Fest. The longest running Indie Improv Festival in NYC was originally created by Student Driver & hosted by The PIT.


Cal and Cao
Meet Cal and Cao, two unlikely partners united by laughter and trust on the improv stage. Cal, a creative play editor, and Cao, a logical-minded software engineer, blend their different perspectives and infuse their scenes with playfulness, honesty, and imagination. From mundane everyday-life moments to supernatural adventures, they focus on building strong characters and relationships, occasionally weaving linguistic twists that turn normal suggestions into unexpected interpretations. Join Cal and Cao for a time of laughter, exploration, and boundless creativity.


3am Binge
“That Reminds Me” is an original long form format in which monologues and scenes are intertwined throughout the set. A monologue inspires a scene which inspires a monologue which inspires a scene which inspires…
Developed by 3am Binge from the teachings of Susan Messing and John Lehr, “That Reminds Me” will take audiences on a journey that truly cannot be predicted.
3am Binge is:
Dustin D’Addato
Kristin Elliott
Joy Masters


Our goal is to foster community, play, and highlight some of the best Indie Improv from around the globe! It will feature Special Guests, Jams, and a Barbecue Picnic!
Spanning 2 days, the festival is your team’s chance to follow the fear, take the leap, and put yourselves in front of an audience! Teams that debuted at IndieFest have gone on to successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Off-Broadway, and more!