On the Spot event advisory



Image: On the Spot improv troupeWho: On The Spot, Fairfield University's premiere long-form improv troupe.

What: On The Spot is an award-winning comedy improv company whose cast members are a group of Fairfield University student improvisers interested in furthering their improv education and having fun. Taking a suggestion from the audience to start the show, On The Spot then continues with a comedy improv performance where anything can happen.

When: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2011; 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Where: The PepsiCo Theatre, on the campus of Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Road, in Fairfield, CT.

Cast Members: Alicia Bissonnnette, Mike Elwell, Casey Grambo, Michael Maio, Andrew Nealis, Pam Perrimon, Tom Saporito, and Gabi Tozzi. The company is directed by New York City-based Yvonne Conybeare.

History: Since 1990, On The Spot has been bringing comedy to the Fairfield University campus and throughout Fairfield County and New York City. It also regularly gives workshops for local high school students. The company is a multiple-award winner at the annual Improv Boston Beanpot College Comedy Competition.

Student Contact: Casey Grambo, Publicity and Marketing Intern, Theatre Fairfield, casey.grambo@student.fairfield.edu

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647, mhoryczun@fairfield.edu

Posted on November 11, 2011

Vol. 44, No. 121