Bring more joy into your life by learning improv from 26-year improv vets Keli Semelsberger & Stuart Ranson. Learn to live in the moment, and rediscover your creative spirit while developing great friendships in an accepting and inclusive environment.
Come see our award-winning interactive improv comedy performances on Friday and Saturday nights, 8 pm. Each weekend night we feature a different ensemble composed of local, professional comedians.
Now more than ever, our workforce has to be adaptable to an ever-changing environment. This makes improv skills no longer an option, but a necessity. Our team-building program director will design a unique and inspiring workshop for your organization, to be as fluid as the times we live in.
CCT is recovering from a devastating 20 month shut down which included losing our venue. To rebuild our 20 year legacy of award-winning classes and shows at the new Visual & Performing Arts Center, we gratefully appreciate any donations, and ask that you like us and share our content on social media. We are Charlotte’s comedy theater and are so happy to be returning to the stage.
CCT 's Location: We are located on the main floor of The VAPA Center, 700 N. Tryon. Enter the lobby and turn right. Reservations are checked at our box office. VAPA is handicapped accessible and our theater is next to the restrooms. Our building is key card accessed at night & the doors are monitored until 20 minutes past showtime. Your seat can not be held past that point.
What is The VAPA Center? - The Visual & Performing Arts Center of Charlotte, and the only one like it in the US, includes both performing and visual artists in the same building. CCT is a founding member of VAPA. There are over 120 artist studios in the center along with galleries, meeting spaces, workshops, & small theaters. The space was provided to local artists by Mecklenburg County, and VAPA is a non-profit entity. For more info on VAPA please visit: www.thevapacenter.com
Food/Beverage: VAPA has not gotten permitting for the sale of alcoholic beverages yet, but there is Pauline’s Tea bar in the lobby, and our guests are permitted to bring water bottles, covered beverage containers, and personal beverages/snacks if they so choose.
Parking - Parking is free right in front of the building with overflow parking across College street. Paid parking is available at Tryon & 9th. Please secure valuables as we are not responsible for loss, damage, or theft of personal property.
Security – The area of uptown that VAPA is in transition. We have had no issues with the homeless population that are our neighbors. We do however have a security guard during business hours, multiple building cameras, and a CMPD camera for added security.
For inquiries about our venue or our upcoming events, send us a message.
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700 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, United States