New York improv team: Face Off Unlimited

Face Off Unlimited

Based in New York City, Face Off Unlimited specializes in immersive, improvisational entertainment and creative content development. Currently running and past productions include BATSU! (NYC's live Japanese game show experience, named Critics Pick -Time Out NY, Voice Choice-Village Voice, One of the Best Things To Do In NYC-CBS), The New York City Improv Face Off, The 11th Hour Improv Show, GOON RIVER (immersive improv theatre in darkness, Two Gentlemen of Verona (an immersive Shakespeare production, Secret Theatre, Queens, NY), NADS (A Comedy Experience for the Ladies, Times Square, NYC), and Friday Night Face Off (Long Island, NY's longest running comedy show). Their nationally touring interactive improv show A Whole 'Nother Level ("Can't Miss Act You Won't Want To Miss!" - Huffington Post), has performed for audiences by the tens of thousands at colleges, universities, and performing arts centers across the country and the The New York Times has called Face Off Unlimited "Really Funny" and a "Hit". Additionally, they have created and produced live events for such corporations and organizations as PEPSICO, The American Cancer Society, Bristol Myers Squibb, Con Ed, McGraw Hill Publishing, Hearst Corporation, Governor's Schools of the Arts, New York State Bar Association, the 92nd Street Y, the Lupus Foundation of America, The American Red Cross, and many others. In 2014, Face Off Unlimited established itself as a world leader in robot-human interaction and is the chief English dialogue provider for Aldebaran Robotics (Paris, France) and Softbank (Tokyo, Japan) for their groundbreaking robots NAO and PEPPER. In 2015 they began working with Robokind (Dallas, TX) and their humanoid-autonomous robot Milo. They also operate a training center for teaching their unique brand of improvisational theatre, as well as corporate teambuilding and communication workshops. The multi-talented artists of Face Off Unlimited are also accomplished actors, appearing in feature films, network television, and on the Broadway stage. CURRENT SHOWS: Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 8pm; Sunday Brunch 2pm BATSU! - NYC's Outrageous Japanese Game Show! (East Village, since 2011) Saturdays 11pm The 11th Hour Show - Exactly one hour of comedy! CLASSES - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Sundays "The Most Awesome Improv Classes In NYC!" FOU offers "the most awesome improv classes in NYC" at the Secret Theatre in Astoria, Queens! Classes are performance focused covering both short and long form improv. 5 weeks - only $200. *** Former alumni include Emmy Award Winners, TV political pundits, and Broadway, Off Broadway, and National Touring actors, singers and dancers. PRESS "Really Funny" "A Late Night Hit" -The New York Times "The Granddaddy of LI Improv" -Newsday One of the "Best Things to do in NYC" -CBS NY "A Whacky Spectacle!" -NY Magazine "A Can't Miss Act" -The Huffington Post "They're not messing around" -Village Voice "Nothing Short of Brilliant!" -NightLife Exchange "New & Noteworthy" - I Tunes Comedy Podcast "What's Hot" -iTunes Comedy Podcast "An East Village Sensation" -Asian Fusion Magazine FACE OFF UNLIMITED Artistic Director - Jay Painter Financial Director - Eric Robinson Operations Director - Joe Tex For more information on latest in the FOUniverse, please feel free to visit our website at and by all means, come see a show and take a class! Please follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook: @FaceOffImprov #batsunyc