We have performances going on every week of the year! The basic schedule for our mainstage sketch comedy show is Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights; with added weeknight and Sunday performances during the holidays. We also present special shows, stand-up comedy, and guest productions in our ETC theatre. A full schedule of performances can be found here!

Monday – Saturday 10a – 5p
Always open 2 hrs before show

Or, you can buy tickets online, 24/7 – click here!

Shows and special events: the Brave New Workshop mainstage theatre, box office, and ETC event space are located at 824 Hennepin Avenue, in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

Classes, corporate offices: the Brave New Workshop Student Union is located just up the block and across the street from the theatre at 727 Hennepin Avenue.

Our mailing address: 824 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis MN, 55403

Our focus at the BNW Student Union is “Improv for Everyone, Improv for Life, Improv for Good.” We teach improv classes for all age and experience levels; as well as samplers and specialty workshops.   Learn more about our class catalog here!

Absolutely! Our theatre facility at 824 Hennepin Avenue features a fully functioning, highly flexible event venue called the ETC, which is available to host a variety of events such as business meetings, holiday parties, arts and cultural events, training sessions and much more. We offer world-class entertainment, emcee services, video production, live messaging, and speaking and training for events too!  Contact for more information!

We are always looking for energetic and reliable part-time front-of-house staff, please send resume and cover letter to (no calls please)

We hold open auditions for performers 1-2 times per year; any active audition notices will be posted here.

Any other current openings will be posted here

Sure! By request, we will donate tickets to area organizations and causes for use in silent auctions. Please submit your request online here!