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NYU’s Improv Teams Search for New Performers

NYU’s Improv Teams Search for New Performers

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Looking to perform comedy on campus? There are several improv, standup and sketch comedy groups that are holding auditions in September!

Troupes come together for Comedy Prom Night

Troupes come together for Comedy Prom Night

By Sora Yu, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

On April 24, Pasadena Golf Club presented "Comedy Prom Night," an evening featuring performances from seven NYU comedy troupes.

All-female improv troupe passes Bechdel Test

All-female improv troupe passes Bechdel Test

By Talia Milavetz, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

At NYU, Bechdel Test is the first and only all-women comedy troupe. However, founder Meghan Sullivan aspires to combat the challenges with representation that women face in comedy.

Female-led comedies fail Bechdel Test

Female-led comedies fail Bechdel Test

By Audrey Deng, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Female-led comedies are failing the Bechdel Test

Feminism thrives at NYU, not elsewhere

Feminism thrives at NYU, not elsewhere

By WSN Editorial Board

September 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Feminism will prevail only if those who support the cause do their part to spread it.

All-female group livens NYU comedy community

All-female group livens NYU comedy community

By Avery Chang, Staff Writer

September 14, 2014


Filed under Features

NYU’s first and only all-female comedy troupe, Bechdel Test, put on their first show of the semester on Sept. 13.