Ex Ab Comedy Fest is this weekend!

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Visit the fest website for information and tickets!
The only comedy fest specifically for kids and teens, ExAb Fest will take place August 11th and 12. Featuring Improv, Sketch and Stand Up performances presented by both adult and youth performers with workshops, social events, and jams available throughout.

Welcome to Excused Absence. Comedy for Youth at ColdTowne Theater.

cropped-cropped-cropped-excused-absence-shoe-png-111.pngFormerly known as Move Your Tale, we changed our name to reflect an increased focus on middle and high school students. Fans of Move Your Tale, don’t fret! MYT remains our program for preschool and early elementary comics. In addition to year round classes and shows, we host Excused Absence Comedy Festival, a yearly comedy festival featuring performances, workshops, and social events for youth performers, educators, and comedy fans.


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Aspiring comics, comedy fans, and those simply interested in trying something new will find a variety of opportunities to learn, perform, and collaborate with Excused Absence Comedy!

Touring Shows and Programs

EA SHOWS PNGExcused Absence Comedy offers touring shows and workshops to kids, teens, seniors, and educators. Great for schools, libraries, or birthday parties. It’s a very good time.