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Saturday Night Improv


Get your weekend comedy fix at Planet Ant every Saturday night at 10pm.

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Saturday Night Improv


Get your weekend comedy fix at Planet Ant every Saturday night at 10pm.

Saturday Night Improv

Doors at 10:00pm, show at 10:30pm

$5.50*

Each Saturday night improv show features two of metro Detroit's funniest improv teams, plus an open improv jam. If you love Improv Mondays, then you have to check out this show.

Upcoming Guest Teams:

7/02 - The Offbeats & Erie Canal Theatre
7/09 - Forever Fifteen & Sam Handwich
7/16 - The Home Team & TBD

7/23 - Shaclyn & TBD
7/30 - One Quarter Bruce & Brains and Braids

*Price includes online service fee.

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Planet Ant Training Center


Are you ready to add a much needed dose of fun into your life? Our next round of improv classes starts on Tuesday, July 26th and registration is open now!

Full Class Schedule

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Planet Ant Training Center


Are you ready to add a much needed dose of fun into your life? Our next round of improv classes starts on Tuesday, July 26th and registration is open now!

Full Class Schedule

Our next free beginner's workshop is on July 16 from 12pm-1:30pm.

Thinking about signing up for one of our Training Center classes, but not quite sure what you're in for? Take one of our Get A Taste Workshop to sample the fun and excitement you'll experience in our Intro Program. 

We'll tell you a little about our program, as well as play a bunch of fun games and exercises geared towards beginners who want to discover just how much fun improv can be. No Experience Necessary. 

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Improv Mondays


"We have never laughed harder or more consistently than at Improv Mondays at Planet Ant Theatre in Hamtramck. Nothing, not a film, television show, play, podcast, book, stand-up comedy show, has been funnier." – Metro Times Detroit

Info & Schedule

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Improv Mondays


"We have never laughed harder or more consistently than at Improv Mondays at Planet Ant Theatre in Hamtramck. Nothing, not a film, television show, play, podcast, book, stand-up comedy show, has been funnier." – Metro Times Detroit

Info & Schedule

The Ant Jam

Every Monday Night at 10pm | Free


We love giving aspiring performers a chance at some stage time. You can get your free opportunity each week following the Home Team set.

The Ant Jam is a safe and inviting environment open to performers of all skill levels, so even if you have never improvised before, you can feel comfortable playing in our Jam. Interested participants just need to put their name into the Jam Jar for a chance to play some improv games and do some long-form.

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Colony Fest 2016


Our annual improv competition is back this July 12 - July 16!

Purchase your tickets below or at the door.

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Colony Fest 2016


Our annual improv competition is back this July 12 - July 16!

Purchase your tickets below or at the door.

Planet Ant Colony Fest 2016

Colony Fest 2016 is coming, July 12-16! Come out each night to cast a vote for your favorite improv troupes and help us decide who goes on to the finals to compete for a chance to win the "fabulous prize" of a late night slot in Planet Ant's 2016/2017 season directed by TBD. 

Improvisers, check out the registration guidelines and submission link below! Invite everyone you know because audience votes will determine the four finalists who will compete on Saturday night for an audience that will include a Planet Ant panel of judges who will select the winner.

Please help spread the word and plan to join us for this exciting event!

Tickets are $5.50 each night.

Purchase tickets below or put in a reservation here.

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Full Colony Fest 2016 Schedule

Tuesday, July 12
8:00pm - Alcatraz
8:30pm - Jalopy
9:00pm - Shrag
9:30pm - Two Jerrys
10:00pm - Mrs. Claws
10:30pm - Future Kids

Wednesday, July 13
8:00pm - The Dentist Club
8:30pm - Reactivated
9:00pm - Gameday
9:30pm - Dianasty
10:00pm - Brother & Sons
10:30pm - Adultry

Thursday, July 14
8:00pm - Only Time Will Tell
8:30pm - Fast Dad
9:00pm - Fully Cooked
9:30pm - Natural Born Killaz
10:00pm - Maple & Syrup
10:30pm - Void Where Prohibited

Friday, July 15
8:00pm - Two Thousand & Dixteen
8:30pm - Mt. Elliott Climbers
9:00pm - TBD
9:30pm - TBD
10:00pm - Gateway Butters
10:30pm - The Milk Gang

COLONY FEST REGISTRATION GUIDELINES & FAQ

Please read all the details submitting your troupe.

* Registration opens on Monday, June 20, 10pm at Planet Ant Theatre. Team representatives should submit their name to drawing that will determine who gets first crack at the schedule. The drawing will take place before the Ant Jam.
• Tuesday - Friday time-slots will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
• Each improviser is only allowed to perform in up to two troupes throughout the festival.
• A $40 registration fee must be paid online. We will provide a payment link once your registration has been confirmed.
• Previous winning troupes are non-eligible.
• All improv troupes not directly affiliated with Planet Ant are eligible to compete.
• Four finalists will be chosen by audience votes on the first four nights of the festival.
• Performers who purchase a ticket are eligible to cast one vote.
• The overall winner will be determined on Saturday night by a panel of Planet Ant judges.
• Any troupe members who are not able to perform at the finals are not eligible to win.
• The winning troupe will work with Home Team member TBD to create a show that will run October 30th - November 14th as part of our 2015/16 season. A rehearsal schedule will be determined by the cast and director.

Fill out the form below to register your troupe. We will respond with a payment link to lock in your submission.

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