The Daily Eastern News

Upright Citizens Brigade to perform improv comedy at Eastern

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018

Audience members can celebrate Valentine’s Day with some improv comedy as The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company performs at 7:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The 90-minute show is unscripted, improvised and based on audience feedback. Dan Crews, the interim...

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company to visit Eastern on Valentine’s Day

Staff Report

February 5, 2018

The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will present an improv comedy at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Along with the performance, the Doudna is offering a Valentine’s Day Date Night dinner and show ticket combination for couples attending the comedy. The...

Hello Dali! alumni to join current members in show

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 19, 2017

A show featuring alumni members of the improvisation group Hello Dali! will join current student members by performing in the show 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday in The Globe in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Grace Eldridge, freshman theatre arts major, said the group is an improvisation comedy group, and...

Hello Dali puts on comical performance

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

August 31, 2017

Eastern’s improvisation group Hello Dali opened the semester with their first public show Thursday in Coleman Auditorium, featuring old members and prospective recruits. Before the show, the four members and three students auditioning for Hello Dali got together to plan games to play with the audience. The...

Improv group to have first performance, hold auditions

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

August 31, 2017

Eastern’s comedy improvisation group Hello Dali will kick off the semester with its first show at 9 p.m. Thursday in the Coleman Auditorium. At 9 p.m. Thursday Sept. 7 in the same location, students have the opportunity to audition to become part of Hello Dali. Hello Dali President Gavin Peterson...

Making crowd laugh on cue, relieving stress

T'Nerra Butler, Verge Editor

October 6, 2016

Imagine being an actor and not knowing what lines may come next. Come to terms with the fact that lines come as they please in any given order. The registered student organization Hello Dali! thrives off of that very thing, improvising. The improv comedy group has been around for decades...

Charleston Alley to welcome Chicago Improv for 3rd year

Chrissy Miller, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016

The Chicago Improv Productions are coming back for the third year in a row to perform their show, “The Collage,” at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Charleston Alley Theatre. Duke Bagger, owner of the Charleston Alley Theatre, said the group is quite clever when it comes to taking audience suggestions and...

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