Sept 12 - 14, 2024

113 days

to go!

Bozeman, MT

113 days

to go!

Performer FAQ

What are the performance dates of the 2024 Last Best Comedy Festival?

Performance Dates: Thursday, September 12th - Sunday September 14th, 2024.

What are the performance dates of the 2024 Last Best Comedy Festival?

Performance Dates: Thursday, September 12th - Sunday September 14th, 2024.

Where can I find an application to perform?

The 2024 submission form is available starting March 1, 2024 HERE, but please read through these frequently asked questions first! For any further questions regarding submissions please email lastbestcomedyfest@gmail.com.

Where can I find an application to perform?

The 2024 submission form is available starting March 1, 2024 HERE, but please read through these frequently asked questions first! For any further questions regarding submissions please email lastbestcomedyfest@gmail.com.

When are applications due and what is the submission fee?

Submissions open March 1, 2024!

March 1-April 1, 2024 Early Bird! ($35)

April 2-May 1, 2024 ($40)

May 2-May 15, 2024 Late Submissions ($45)

NO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE.

The application fee goes directly to covering costs to review submissions and does not result in any profit.

The submission fee is not refundable. Incomplete applications and those without payment will not be processed.

What kind of comedy does the Last Best Comedy Festival accept?

The 2023 Last Best Comedy Festival is for all forms of Stand-Up, as well as Long & Short Form Improv Teams and any other comedy show that can be put up in the allotted time. We will also accept individual improv performers for the festival ensemble. Comedy from across the country as well as international submissions are accepted. Comics and comedy acts chosen to perform in LBCF '23 typically have several years of professional experience. If you think you have what it takes we encourage you to apply!

What kind of comedy does the Last Best Comedy Festival accept?

The 2023 Last Best Comedy Festival is for all forms of Stand-Up, as well as Long & Short Form Improv Teams and any other comedy show that can be put up in the allotted time. We will also accept individual improv performers for the festival ensemble. Comedy from across the country as well as international submissions are accepted. Comics and comedy acts chosen to perform in LBCF '23 typically have several years of professional experience. If you think you have what it takes we encourage you to apply!

Are solo improv performers able to apply for a festival ensemble?

If you are an improviser and you want to come to the Last Best Comedy Fest but don't have a team to travel with you can still come!! Submit yourself individually to be considered for the Last Best Comedy Festival Ensemble!Ensemble members will have a daily rehearsal with a world-class instructor and receive multiple performances at this years fest. This years festival ensemble director is Nick Armstrong from Rise Comedy in Denver and co-creator of Improv Utopia.

Are solo improv performers able to apply for a festival ensemble?

If you are an improviser and you want to come to the Last Best Comedy Fest but don't have a team to travel with you can still come!! Submit yourself individually to be considered for the Last Best Comedy Festival Ensemble!Ensemble members will have a daily rehearsal with a world-class instructor and receive multiple performances at this years fest. This years festival ensemble director is Nick Armstrong from Rise Comedy in Denver and co-creator of Improv Utopia.

What kind of video should I submit?

We need to see how you perform in front of an audience. At least one link to a single performance 10 minutes or longer, uncut and unedited is required. We ask for a few video links of you performing so we can figure out if you are a good fit. For improv or another comedy show please submit a link to a full show/team performance. If accepted, we want to make sure your set is the right fit with others on a show. We will not accept gag reels, sizzle reels, punch lists or clip shows! Do not send password protected clips or download links! Vimeo or YouTube links please.

What kind of video should I submit?

We need to see how you perform in front of an audience. At least one link to a single performance 10 minutes or longer, uncut and unedited is required. We ask for a few video links of you performing so we can figure out if you are a good fit. For improv or another comedy show please submit a link to a full show/team performance. If accepted, we want to make sure your set is the right fit with others on a show. We will not accept gag reels, sizzle reels, punch lists or clip shows! Do not send password protected clips or download links! Vimeo or YouTube links please.

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