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Brads Corner Blog Post The Pandemic’s Effects on Improvisational Theater

The Pandemic’s Effects on Improvisational Theater

Apr 06 2021

The Pandemic’s Effects on Improvisational Theater We are regularly hearing about thousands of businesses over the last 12 months struggling or even closing their doors…

The Isthmus' 2018 Mad Faves Voting logo Mad Faves 2018 Has Begun!

Mad Faves 2018 Has Begun!

Jul 03 2018

Monkey Business Institute Wants Your Vote Choose MBI As Your 2018 Mad Fave Voting has begun for the 2018 edition of The Isthmus’ Mad Faves…

Monkey Business Institute cast members and other improv comedians duke it out at the 5th annual Improv Retreat Improv Retreat

Improv Retreat

Jun 21 2018

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah: Reflecting On the 5th Annual Improv Retreat My five takeaways from camp For the 5th year in a row, a swarm…

Tesla Coils Improv Lab 411

Improv Lab 411

Apr 20 2018

The Low Down On MBI’s Experimental Improv Comedy Shows A long time ago in a neighborhood far, far away (14 years, the far West side…

Kids Improv Camp

Kids Improv Camp

Apr 11 2018

a.k.a. The BEST Summer Camp Ever Registration starts soon for our wildly popular Summer Kids’ Improv Camp. Our highly-trained instructors will teach campers the fundamentals…

Improv In the Workplace

Improv In the Workplace

Mar 27 2018

Recently Monkey Business Institute got an opportunity to use improv in an exciting new way. We have been hired by Emelar Consulting Group to come…

Diversifying Improv

Diversifying Improv

Jan 16 2018

Brad’s Corner  Improv has historically struggled to be diverse. When I started doing improv 25 years ago, the art form was predominantly practiced by white…

Wonder Woman logo with cancer ribbon Benefit for Julie Sheldon (aka Wonder Woman)

Benefit for Julie Sheldon (aka Wonder Woman)

Nov 20 2017

MBI will be performing at a benefit for one of our superfans, Julie Sheldon, on December 2nd at Doubledays in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin . It…

BIFF! BANG! KA-POW!!! logo, a show created by Monkey Business Institute Brad ‘the Dark’ Knight on creating ‘BIFF! BANG! KA-POW!! The Super Power’

Brad ‘the Dark’ Knight on creating ‘BIFF! BANG! KA-POW!! The Super Power’

May 08 2017

One of the great joys of my improv career has been designing new improv games and shows. I’d say I’ve easily been a part of…

Brad Knight in front of Monkey Business Institute cast Living Proof that Improv Improves

Living Proof that Improv Improves

Feb 10 2017

  I may be biased, but I think everyone should take an improv class. Yes, I know, it’s becoming a trendy thing to do, but…