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Hire Performers

Hire Performers

Whether you need comedians to emcee your event, headline a show or mow your lawn, we can help you find them.

After you've looked over the summary below, you can contact us to talk logistics and get some options. We're reachable by phone at 202.296.7008 (x11) or via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Let us know ...

  • Your budget range for hiring performers.
  • The estimated size of your group.
  • Dates you are considering for your event, including the time of day if you know it.
  • Any preferences on location for this engagement. (i.e. your office, the Improv, somewhere else)

Looking for stand-up comedians?

The DC Improv isn't just a world-class comedy club. We're also a world-class comedy booking agency. For almost three decades years, we have helped people find stand-up comedians for their events.

We have connections to all the top management companies and a great network of local comics and celebrities. Need a famous national headliner for a 5,000-person corporate function? We can help you out. Need someone to come to your living room and headline a birthday party for your cat? We can handle that, too. We're committed to finding performers who are suited to your event and your budget.

We're also happy to advise you on how to get the most bang for your buck -- we'll walk you through the best ways to incorporate a comedy performance into your event.


Interested in clean improv comedy?

The DC Improv is happy to team up with the Washington chapter of ComedySportz, an improv troupe famous for its fast-paced, funny and CLEAN comedy shows.

ComedySportz is more than just a stage show for the general public. We're experts at corporate entertainment, having performed for private groups and corporations nationwide. You can hire ComedySportz to come to your location, or you can host your event at The DC Improv and rent out a showroom.

ComedySportz is ...

  • FLEXIBLE. Whether it's a small event or a huge gathering, we are a perennial favorite with all manner of businesses because of our reputation for SMART, CLEAN COMEDY and our remarkable flexibility. Also, as improvisers, we're the best at rolling with the punches to help you effortlessly create an unforgettable event.
  • HILARIOUS. We have the best reputation in town for consistently delivering comedy shows that everyone loves!
  • EXPERIENCED. Since 1988, we've been performing live improvised comedy shows at our club and at private events around the country. Over the years, we've perfected our ability to both help you plan for an amazing comedy event - and to also respond to any crowd to guarantee your event's success.
  • UNIQUE In order to help us truly tailor the event to your needs, we send out our Preshow Fact Sheet to learn more about you.
  • CLEAN. The last thing you want to worry about is someone being offended. Our events are always fun for everyone!

ComedySportz also offers team-building events that use improv comedy to help people develop new ways of collaborating and communicating.

Thinking outside the box?

In addition to stand-ups and improvisers, the DC Improv can help you book ...

  • Team-building seminars. Our experienced instructors can give your group a crash course in improv comedy, helping people work together and open their minds to a new way of thinking.
  • Hypnotist Flip Orley. The nation's leading comedic hypnotist can turn any private party or corporate event into an unforgettable evening.
  • Trivia hosts. A private trivia night gives your group the opportunity to both socialize and compete.