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 (competitive improv game show in Times Square, NYC), The 11th Hour Improv Show (Times Square, NY), GOON RIVER (immersive improv theatre in darkness, Times Square Arts Center), 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, 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 “Very Funny” and a “Hit”.

Additionally, they have created and produced live events for such corporations and organizations as PEPSICO, 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.

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.


Thursdays & Saturdays 8pm
BATSU! - NYC’s Outrageous Japanese Game Show!
(East Village, since 2011)

Fridays 9:30pm
The NYC Improv Face Off - Our Signature Show!
Classic & Hilarious (Times Square)

Fridays 11pm
Face Off's 11th Hour Improv Show - Last Call for Comedy!
(Times Scare)

Comedy, celebrity interviews, available for free download on iTunes/Stitcher.
- Joe Tex
- Jay Painter
- Eric Robinson
- Lyle Pinder

Nads - Hottest Men in Comedy!
Goon River - Improvised Storytelling in Complete Darkness

A Whole 'Nother Level - Premiere touring long-form show.
"A Can't Miss Act!" - The Huffington Post

CLASSES - Tuesdays
"The Most Awesome Improv Classes In NYC!"
FOU offers "the most awesome improv classes in NYC" at the Secret Theatre in Long Island City, Queens! Classes are performance focused covering both short and long form improv.
5 weeks - only $150.

*** Former alumni include Emmy Award Winners, TV political pundits, and Broadway, Off Broadway, and National Touring actors, singers and dancers.

"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" iTunes Comedy Podcast
"What's Hot" iTunes Comedy Podcast
"An East Village Sensation" Asian Fusion Magazine

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 by all means, come see a show and take a class!

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