Yes, And…to COVID-19?
Mar 31 2020 // How to apply the principles of improv to life’s difficulties What is “Yes, And…” Anybody who knows anything about the art form of improvisational theater has likely heard of the term “Yes, And”. It’s…read more
Livestreamed Improv Show | April 4 @ 8pm
Mar 20 2020 // Feeling a little squirrely during social distancing? Let us entertain you! Donate below, and we’ll send you a link to our first-ever live streamed improv show on Saturday, April 4 @ 8pm CST!
The Show Must (sort of) Go On
Mar 19 2020 // Monkey Business Institute closures in response to the COVID-19 situation As the situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves rapidly, the response from Monkey Business Institute has changed to address growing public health concerns. The health…read more
Mirth Madness is Here!
Mar 02 2020 // House Blend Shakes It Up Tuesdays & Wednesdays this March Here at Monkey Business Institute, the month of March brings a special form of House Blend with an energy all its own—it’s called Mirth Madness!…read more
Oh, Tannenbaum! It’s A Holiday Extravaganza!
Sep 06 2019 // December 20th • 5:30pm • The Brink Lounge Get your tickets today! This magical night of holiday celebration starts off with cocktails and caroling, led by our very own Monkey Tabernacle Choir. Then, the MBI cast presents a never-before-seen holiday-themed…read more
Vote MBI for MadFaves 2019
Jul 01 2019 // The voting for Isthmus’ MadFaves 2019 reader poll is currently underway. Vote for Monkey Business Institute in the Favorite Performance Group category and help us land this coveted title. Click this link and cast your vote…read more
Vote MBI for Best of Madison 2019
Sep 20 2018 // The second and final round of voting for Madison Magazine’s Best of Madison 2019 reader poll is currently underway. Vote for Monkey Business Institute in the Best Comedy Group category and help us land this…read more
Playshop at UW School of Business
Sep 07 2018 // MBI Meets Up With Future MBAs Business is our middle name. Literally. So, naturally, MBI felt right at home during a recent playshop held for incoming MBAs at UW-Madison’s School of Business. Sheila Robertson, Professional…read more
Sep 01 2018 // House Blend – Monkey Business Institute’s brand new weekly show – makes its stage debut on September 4th at 7pm. Brewed fresh each Tuesday, House Blend is a well-balanced, exceptionally smooth improv comedy show featuring…read more
Brad Knight: Keynote Speaker For Hire
Jul 17 2018 // Learn the Secrets of the Improv Mindset What if everyone in your workplace communicated more clearly? That would be pretty sweet. But how do you get to that point? How do you teach people to…read more
Jul 05 2018 // Behold! Sheila Robertson, Professional Fun Haver Bringing Improv To the People Sheila Robertson has been performing improv, making things up, and – in general – winging it professionally since the early 1990s. She fell in…read more
Improv In the Wild
Jul 05 2018 // Improving Communication With Improv Comedy A Custom Playshop By Sheila Robertson Sheila Robertson (who? Get hip on Sheila now!) recently developed and conducted a custom Playshop as part of the 10th Annual UW-Madison Women &…read more