The Coup de Comedy Festival 2018 is back for a 6th year!

IRVINE, Calif.  (April 18, 2018) – UC Irvine's Improv Revolution (iRev) continues its tradition of The Coup de Comedy Festival 2018, a 4-day celebration of free fun for the community, featuring some of the best comedic talent in the world. iRev is an improvisational ensemble composed of undergraduate students from UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA). This year’s festival will be May 9-12, 2018 in the Little Theatre, Nixon Theatre, Winifred Smith Hall, xMPL, and other workshop spaces at CTSA.

Admissions to all festival events, workshops, and performances are free, however, reservations are required because of limited seating in each venue. Early sign-ups are highly encouraged; a limited number of walk-up seats will be available at every event but are not guaranteed.

To place reservations and obtain more information or calendar updates go to

https://improvrevolution.org/coup-de-comedy-2018/ (iRev’s Coup de Comedy website)

https://www.facebook.com/irevatuci (iRev’s Facebook Page)

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/improv-revolution-6170310933 (the Festival registration site)

The full schedule for The Coup de Comedy Festival 2018 is here: https://coup2018.sched.com/

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts is located at 4000 Mesa Road, Irvine, CA  92617. For maps, driving directions and parking information go to www.arts.uci.edu/directions.  

As UCI’s creative laboratory, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts explores and presents the arts as the essence of human experience and expression, through art forms ranging from the most traditional to the radically new. The international faculty works across a wide variety of disciplines, partnering with others across the campus.  National-ranked programs in art, dance, drama, and music begin with training but end in original invention. Students come to UCI to learn to be citizen-artists, to sharpen their skills and talents, and to

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April 18, 2018
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Professor Joel Veenstra
Festival Producer
Associate Head of Stage Management, Dept. of Drama
(949) 824-6790
j.veenstra@uci.edu

Jaime DeJong
Director of Marketing and Communications
(949) 824-2189
jdejong@uci.edu