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The Improvisation Proclamation!


Four score and minus 79 years ago, the Ship of Fools and Ad Liberation decided to annually hold a collaborative venture to honor the kinship of seafaring thieves and mechanical men. This momentous event shall be held on:

the twenty-second day of February in the year two thousand thirteen A.D.

[Friday, February 22, 2013]

at 8:30 in the evening.

[8:30 PM]

It shall be held at the good sir Matthews Hall in room two hundred ten.

[Matthews 210]

Gather good friends to attend and enjoy some folly. This shall henceforth be known as the Improvisation Proclamation.

Purdue Improv Club Spring Call-Out

Do you like to laugh?
Do you like making people laugh?
Then this is the club for you!

January 25th, 2013

7:00 – 9:00 pm

BRNG 2280

The Purdue Improv Club is for anyone who wants to try their hand at improv comedy, or would just like to have weekly laugh sessions! We pride ourselves on being a very laid back club on campus.

  • No club dues!
  • No pressure to perform!
  • No weekly requirement to attend!

This Call-Out will also have a short performance by The Ship of Fools, the performing branch of the Purdue Improv Club! They perform around campus frequently, as well as attend Open Forum weekly to have even more improv fun!

We hope to see you there! Join our Facebook event here!

Welcome Back!

Welcome back, everyone!

We hope you enjoyed your few weeks off, and are ready to take on the semester!

Now, just a few notes on what is coming up the coming weeks, though you can also keep track using our calendar!

  • The first Open Forum of the semester will be January 11th, in BRNG 2280 at 7:00! Bring your friends!
  • One Size Fits All is performing at the Lafayette Civic Theater on January 12th.
  • Friday, January 18th, the Ship of Fools will be performing in Matthews 210! (Time for the performance is still up for discussion, so stay tuned!)
  • The Purdue Improv Club Call-Out with be the 25th! Same time, same place, but we’ll have a lot of extra funzies! Also, we’ll be having a Flyering Party with the whole club to advertise so more information will be sent out soon for that.
  • Ad Liberation is having auditions for their improv troupe on January 26th and 28th, location and times to be released on their website located here!

Lot’s of things coming up in the coming month! It’s going to be a blast!

End November Right!

November is coming to a close. Refrigerators are full of leftovers from Thanksgiving, students are getting anxious for the upcoming winter break, and preparations for the approaching holidays are underway. But one thing is missing: An improv comedy show!


The Ship of Fools are performing on November 30th at 8:30 pm in Matthews 210! They’ve performed only a few times this semester publicly, and want one more show before going into hibernation for the beginning of winter.

As many people know, Fridays are the day of the week for Open Forum, where anyone can try their hand at improv. So what will become of Open Forum? It’s still happening! Earlier in the day, even.

At 6:30, in BRNG 2280, try your hand at improv comedy until 8:15, and then head over to Matthews 210 to watch The Ship of Fools!

It’s the last night of November, and it is FILLED with improv! Now that’s how you end a month properly.
Join the Facebook Event!

Thanksgiving Dinner

Guess who’s coming to dinner! 
And by dinner, we mean to an improv comedy show.
Here’s a hint. They’re smart, gorgeous, and recognize quality comedy when they see it.
Can’t figure it out?
It’s you!

Friday, November 16th, Ad Liberation and The Ship of Fools are teaming up again! This time, for a Thanksgiving Extravaganza! Both troupes will be performing in Matthews 210, at 7:30, showing off their improv skills for your amusement!

So even though their won’t be roasted turkey or cranberries, there will be so much laughter, you won’t miss that other stuff.

Join the Facebook event!

Check out Ad Liberation!

Halloween Funzies

Halloween is right around the corner, and it is one of our FAVORITE holidays! If you care to know, Halloween ranks just below Talk Like a Pirate Day, but somewhere above Presidents Day.

In the spirit of Hallows Eve, we will be having a Halloween Themed Open Forum on November 2nd! Come on out to Beering 2280 at 7:00 pm dressed in your Halloween costume and bring your friends! If you don’t have a costume, that’s fine too! Just say you’re going as a Broke College Student. Perfect costume, every time!

There will be all sorts of spookiness in store, and maybe even some snacking as well! And, of course, all of the tickling of your funny-bone that Open Forum always brings.

Dive Into Hilarity!


Improv? Ship of Fools? Are they even a troupe anymore? We promise we are, and we’re ready to start performing for you guys!

On October 19th at 8:00 pm The Fools will be performing for the public the first time this semester! Sorry for the late start, but we promise to make up for it! There is still plenty of time to bring the funnies to Purdue! Come to Matthews 210 and we will prove it to you!

So be ready to dive into hilarity with The Fools on Friday! Be sure to bring your laughter suits! (They’re like swim suits, but for laughter.)

“LAUGH”ayette FUNstival!

The Ship of Fools will be performing, along with many talented groups and performers, at Ad Liberation’s first West Lafayette Comedy Festival! It’s a free event, and will be a night filled with laughter!

Just to recap,

Date: September 15th, 2012

Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Location: Matthews Hall, room 210 in West Lafayette, Indiana.

For more information, visit www.adliberation.net/festival. This includes links to some of the other groups who are coming from all over to perform! Be sure to check it out, and come to support the funnies!

Three days, and counting!

Only three more days until the Purdue Improv Club Call-Out! It’s going to be the best one yet!

Purdue Improv Club 2012 Call-Out!

Purdue Improv Club call-out on September 7th! Beering 2280 at 7:00 pm! Come to watch, come to perform, come to laugh!