Comedy in Hartford, CT
Sea Tea Improv is Hartford’s professional comedy company. We perform and teach improv, sketch, and stand-up comedy. Our performers and instructors have trained at the country’s premier comedy schools, including the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, Second City, ImprovBoston, and more. We’ve done hundreds of shows & classes for thousands of audience members & students since 2009.
We teach comedy classes and workshops in our own comedy Studios in Downtown Hartford. We do public comedy shows and we’re also available for hire as your event entertainment. We can perform at your workplace, and even lead improv for business workshops.
Sea Tea Improv has been featured on TV, radio, in print, and online
- The New York Times
- Hartford Courant
- The Travel Channel
- Hartford Business Journal
- ESPN News’ The Beat
- Hartford Magazine
- The Colin McEnroe Show on WNPR
- The Annual
- The WhiteBoard
- … and more!
Awards, Accolades, and Festivals
- Best Local Comic, Hartford Advocate Readers’ Poll (2013-2015)
- CT Comedy Cage Match winners (2011-12, 2012-13, 2014-15*)
- Hartford Improv Festival (2014, 2015, 2016)
- Del Close Marathon (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Providence Improv Festival (2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
- Boston Comedy Arts Festival (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Baltimore Improv Festival (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Chicago Improv Festival (2015)
- Twin Cities Improv Festival (2015)
- SteelStacks Improv Festival (2015)
- Camp Improv Utopia East Theatre Spirit Award (2015)
- The PIT’s NYC Improv Festival (2013, 2014)
- District Improv Festival (2013, 2014)
- Philadelphia Improv Festival (2014)
- UCB Theater Cage Match appearance (2013)
- UCB Indie Cage Match winners (3 times in February 2013)
- HYPE Hartford Business Excellence Award (2013)
- Cleveland Comedy Festival (2013)
- reSET Social Enterprise Award (2011)
- Portland Improv Festival (2011)
- … and more!
* SHED, made up of Sea Tea Improv members, won the 2014-2015 CT Comedy Cage Match series.