Improvised Stage Combat Workshop
November 21
Happy Thanksgiving! (No Shows)
November 22
Biscuits (Improv)
November 23
The Arena (Improv)*
November 23 - December 14
Interrogated (Improv)*
November 23 - December 14
Cards of Destiny (Improv)*
November 23 - November 30
When Janet Met ______ (Improv)*
November 24
Double Feature (Improv)*
November 24

Upcoming Shows

Improvised Stage Combat Workshop

Learn how to truly exploit your imagination in this workshop focused on creating movement of ourselves and invisible objects as we learn how to punch, slap, kick, slice, shoot, cast lightning, and wherever else our minds can take us.

November 21
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Biscuits (Improv)

This bad-ass group of seven improviser started of as a Backline House Harold team and graduated into on of the funniest teams in Omaha.

November 23
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The Arena (Improv)*

The ARENA is Omaha's #1 Improv Competition pitting together two improv teams!

November 23 - December 14
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Interrogated (Improv)*

INTERROGATED is a fast-paced and adult-friendly improv show where we'll ask you, the audience, to confess stories from a time where you got away with something.

November 23 - December 14
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Cards of Destiny (Improv)*

The closest thing to a party that you've ever seen out of an improv show!

November 23 - November 30
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When Janet Met ______ (Improv)*

"When Janet Met _______" features a new group of local improvisers each month who will vie for Janet's heart and perform scenes inspired by game show-style dating questions.

November 24
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Double Feature (Improv)*

Each month two new genre's are decided on. The audience gives the player the inspiration in the form or a title, topic, or word. From there you get to see a mini movie, play, or tv episode created in the moment. This month what will it be? Slasher? Rom Com? Musical.

November 24
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FREE Drop-In Workshop

Have you wondered if taking an improv class would be the right move but not sure if it's worth a damn or you're worth a damn? Why not take this FREE WORKSHOP and then decide afterward!

November 27 - December 11
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Fast N' Fresh (Standup)*

This fast-paced show features 8 comedians performing their freshest material in a total of 45 minutes.

November 27
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Open Mic (Standup)**

The Backline hosts an Open Mic for standup every Tuesday at 9pm. Each comedian will be allowed 4 minutes, and names will be drawn from a hat for those who show up before 9pm, people who show up after will be added at the end. Whether it's your first time or you perform weekly, why not try out your material in front of a great crowd at one of the best standup venues in town?

November 27
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AHHH! REAL CHARACTERS Workshop

The question is when to play it real, and when to make it just seem like you're playing it real.

November 28
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ABOUT THE BACKLINE



The Backline is proud to be a home for all comedy in Omaha. While we are primarily a longform improv training center, any and all local comedians come through here to perform improv, standup, sketch, talk shows, etc. We keep our shows cheap and our beer cheap, with no drink minimum. We just want to help Omaha become one of the greatest cities for comedy in America.




We are also proud to ride that fine line between producing basically uncensored comedy but also being a safe place with zero tolerance for abuse and harassment.

Events marked with * denotes that it is free for Backline students and alumni

Events marked with ** denotes that it is free for everyone