Comedy Collaborations: A Ladies Improv Jam!
Hosted by Karla Dingle and Jenn Bianchi, the Ladies Improv Jam is a chance for women to come out and perform on stage with their fellow female-identifying improvisers in a fun, supportive environment. All levels of experience are welcome to participate (everyone who signs up will get a chance to perform on stage). Come out to laugh, support, and have fun. Not ready to take the stage? You can still watch and laugh with us in the audience!
About your Hosts
Karla Dingle is the Improv Director at Acting Out Studio. She started performing improv in Charlotte in 2009. She is a resident cast member with Now are the Foxes Improv Comedy, Background Noise and Charlotte Comedy Theater. She was instrumental in setting up the Queen City Comedy Experience and can be seen each month at the Blumenthal as part of the Queen City Spotlight!
Jenn Bianchi is a performer, producer, coach, and educator with PIT-Chapel Hill. Jenn has taught and performed at several theatres all over the southeast including Alchemy, ComedyWorx, DSI, and Charlotte Comedy Theatre. She is a founding member of the all female team The Land Mermaids. You can catch her playing with Solid Dad, Now are the Foxes (Charlotte), and Pit-Chapel Hill Faculty Team Elegant Pierogies.
Part of the Ain’t She Funny Fest brought to you by Blumenthal Performing Arts, Queen City Comedy and the Comedy Zone. This ladies comedy festival showcases the many talented, funny females of Charlotte, the Carolinas and beyond, in one great weekend of special shows and events!
Directions & Parking
A special preferred parking rate of only $5* is available for our patrons in our designated garage.
7th Street Station Parking Garage
Enter on 6th or 7th Streets between N. College and N. Brevard Streets.
*The $5 rate is applicable when parked in the garage after 5pm on weekdays, Mon – Fri. If parked in the garage before 5pm, the $5 rate is void. There is no time restriction for the weekend, Sat & Sun.
Getting and Using Your Parking Pass When You Arrive
- Pull the garage entry ticket when you arrive at the designated garage. You will need this to exit!
- Purchase a $5 Blumenthal exit pass at the theater or click here to purchase in advance online. If you would rather purchase by phone, please call 704.335.1010*
When You Exit
- Insert your garage entry ticket into the yellow slot. Amount due will display on the screen.
- Insert your Blumenthal exit pass in the same yellow slot, with the arrow pointing at slot.
- Gate arm will rise and the screen will display “drive safely.”
*Pre-paid parking is not available day of show.
The Duke Energy Theater is a truly multi-purpose space.
It is a Black-Box theater and is completely equipped with theater lighting capabilities and sound system. The space also has beautiful stained glass windows and hardwood floors.
Duke Energy Theater is ideal for receptions, seminars, meetings or lectures. Maximum capacity for Duke Energy Theater is 182.