<![CDATA[Dallas Comedy Festival - Blog]]>Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:45:38 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Keegan-Michael Key and Brad Morris to star in new USA Network Comedy Pilot ]]>Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:46:31 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/keegan-michael-key-and-brad-morris-to-star-in-new-usa-network-comedy-pilotPicture
Keegan-Michael Key (2013 Dallas Comedy Festival Headliner) and Brad Morris (2011 Dallas Comedy Festival Headliner) will star in a new pilot for USA Network. 

Brad, (Second City, Cougar Town, Modern Family, The League) is  a member of Uncle's Brother Improv Trio with Joe Canale and Tim Meadows, headlined the 2011 DCF with three shows and taught an improv  workshop. 

Keegan-Michael (Second City, MadTV), is 1/2 of the comedy duo, Key & Peele, from Comedy Central. He'll be performing Friday, March 29th @ 10:30PM at the Dallas Comedy Festival with his improv troupe, The 313. 


<![CDATA[@maribethmonroe on Modern Family ]]>Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:04:52 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/maribethmonroe-on-modern-familyPicture
 DCF2013 headliner @MaribethMonroe will appear on ABC's Modern Family on Wednesday, February 20th. 

Hopefully your DVR can record multiple shows, b/c you can also watch Comedy Central's Workaholics, where Maribeth is known for her role as Alice. 

Maribeth will be teaching a workshop and performing in three shows while in town for the 4th Annual Dallas Comedy Festival. 

<![CDATA[Workshops available for registration! ]]>Mon, 04 Feb 2013 20:47:06 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/workshops-available-for-registrationPicture
Workshops for 2013 DCF are now available for registration. Register before March 1st and save money! CLICK HERE to register! 

<![CDATA[So Many Festivals...]]>Wed, 09 Jan 2013 04:32:54 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/so-many-festivalsWe love the Dallas Comedy Festival. We think it's a grand old time. But there are tons of improv festivals all over the world. Recently, a group of festival producers got together in cyberspace and compiled a list of dos and don'ts for submitting to improv festivals. There's also a list of upcoming festivals in 2013, so you can submit until your heart is content. If you've ever thought about submitting to a festival, take a gander at this document for a few pointers. Happy submitting! 
<![CDATA[submissions open for dcf 2013 ]]>Tue, 16 Oct 2012 17:31:48 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/submissions-open-for-dcf-2013Picture
Submissions are now open for DCF 2013! Early bird submission saves you cash, so get your submissions in early. FINAL submission date is December 15th. All entries will be notified on or before January 5, 2013 of their festival status. 

Find out more about submitting your act HERE! 

<![CDATA[Dallas Observer (one of DCF's sponsors) reviews the Dallas Comedy Festival...]]>Wed, 14 Mar 2012 18:27:09 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/dallas-observer-one-of-dcfs-sponsors-reviews-the-dallas-comedy-festival1Picture
Dallas Comedy House took a bath in funny pheromones then baited in talent from across the country for this year's Dallas Comedy Festival, which runs from March 27 through April 1. The line-up looks slammin,' and we'll have interviews with the comedians up until the fest kicks off, so that you can get to know these folks a little better before you spend an evening in their company. Until then, here's a quick run-down; consider it foreplay for your funny bone....(read the full article HERE!)

<![CDATA[Rock Star Bake Shop Serving Up Whoopie Pies at DCF! ]]>Wed, 14 Mar 2012 16:04:04 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/rock-star-bake-shop-serving-up-whoopie-pies-at-dcfPicture
RockStar Bake Shop is another tasty food truck drivin' up to DCF! They'll be here all week, serving their delicious Whoopie Pies and other tasty treats! Oh, and did we mention...you can take your food into the Dallas Comedy House and enjoy sweet shows with your sweet treats! 

You can find RockStar Bake Shop's full mobile schedule and menu HERE! 

<![CDATA[Ruthie's Rolling Cafe Parking Their Grilled Cheese Truck at DCF on Saturday, March 31st! ]]>Tue, 13 Mar 2012 19:19:38 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/ruthies-rolling-cafe-parking-their-grilled-cheese-truck-at-dcf-on-saturday-march-31stPicture
Ruthie's Rolling Cafe, the esteemed Dallas Grilled Cheese Food Truck, will be at the festival on Saturday, March 31st from 6PM-10PM. They serve some of the tastiest grilled cheeses around, so bring an empty belly to the festival on Saturday night! Even better...Dallas Comedy House will let you bring your food inside and watch the show. 
Grilled Cheeses. Great Laughs. Enjoy! 

Check out Ruthie's Full Menu and Mobile Schedule HERE! 

<![CDATA[Now Accepting Entries for DCF Comedy Short Film Contest! ]]>Wed, 22 Feb 2012 19:17:04 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/now-accepting-entries-for-dcf-comedy-short-film-contestDCF is now accepting entries for the DCF Comedy Short Film Contest! Exposure of your film, DCF All Access Badges, DIFF Passes, and  cash prize of $250 all land in the lap of the grand prize winner! DCF is thrilled to bring comedy short films to the festival this year in an effort to create more awareness of comedy shorts!  "Watching talented, funny people come together to create silly stuff is
one of my favorite things. Shorts are awesome for that," said Landon Kirksey, one of the producers for DCF 2012.

Entries are due March 18, 2012 @ 10PM. Online voting will begin March 19, 2012. The eight finalists receiving the most votes will screen their comedy short at Dallas Comedy House on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 7PM. The winner will be announced then and rewarded handsomely!

To enter, visit the Short Film Contest page for complete rules, regulations, and entry form!
<![CDATA[Rich Talarico Hired As A Staff Writer for Comedy Central's Key & Peele ]]>Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:32:56 GMThttp://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/blog/rich-talarico-hired-as-a-staff-writer-for-comedy-centrals-key-peelePicture
Rich Talarico, one of DCF's headliners and instructors, was just hired as a Season 2 Staff Writer for Comedy Central's Key & Peele. Key and Peele first aired on January 31, 2012 on Comedy Central, following the hit show Tosh.0  Key and Peele already has a cult following in just under month and the show has been renewed for a second season that will debut in Fall of 2012. Rich is thrilled to join the writing staff of Key & Peele and DCF2012 is thrilled to have him at our festival. You can sign up for Rich's workshop HERE. And while you're at it, peruse his website and learn a little bit more about Rich!