Live Improv Comedy for Kids and Their Adults

11 AM Saturdays at ColdTowne Theater.

Weekly Improv Comedy Shows for Families

Featuring a fantastic adult cast of Improvisers, performances shift easily between entertaining kids and their adults, emphasizing the joyful “Yes, and!” of Improv. High-energy, interactive and so much fun. Audience members provide the ideas and characters that our actors bring to life.

  • ColdTowne is located at 1700 East 2nd Street. Free Parking is available.
  • Though these shows can be enjoyed by all ages, the target audience is kids 4 to 10.
  • Tickets are $5, available at the door or in advance here.
High Energy, Interactive Theatre for the Whole Family

About ExAb at ColdTowne Youth Shows:

We really, really love Improv and because of that, we want to share it with people in the most welcoming and entertaining way possible. These shows are interactive, but no one is required to volunteer or take part. Kids are on stage frequently, but the adult cast guides the show to create a fast paced, hilarious comedy that entertains at multiple levels. Whether you are a life long comedy fan hoping to share this work with your kids or a parent looking for a creative experience to share with your child, we look forward to seeing you at the theater. It’s always a very good time.

From the archives…

From November 2011 until March 2020, Saturday mornings at ColdTowne Theater were dedicated to performing live comedy shows crafted for kids and their adults. Many of those shows featured Austin’s best known canine improviser, the legendary Steve Scott.

What’s the Story Steve

Steve, a 15 pound poodle, was a dog who’s uncanny ability to improvise live comedy combined with his easy going, friendly demeanor made him a showbiz natural. The show was originally framed as a one-time, improvised version of the PBS kids’ show What’s the Story WishBone, but quickly evolved into a reliably entertaining and accessible weekly children’s show. Over the years, we created over 20 individual formats shaped around our canine star and performed for thousands of kids and families. During the pandemic, Steve continued to perform via Zoom until he passed away in July of 2021. He was a very good boy who made lots of people very happy.

Reviews in 2013 and in 2016

Austin American Statesman

A short but flattering reference in the Austin Chronicle

Live Mom