Iron Ruckus was formed in April 2008. Their first show was on May 16 2008 with Rogue Elephant at Under St. Mark's Theater. Other names considered were The New Ruckus, The Marauders, 2099, Nomad #1, Ferrous, Hello Nasty and Bryce and the Dallas Howards.
Laura Zeis joined in June 2008. Frank Hejl joined in October 2008
Iron Ruckus has had such wonderful coaches as Kirk Damato, Curtis Gwinn, Corey Brown, Achilles Stamatelaky, Gregory Tuculescu, Brian Faas, Brandon Gardner, Amey Goerlich, Joe Wengert and Joe Spellman.
Other Group Overlap
- Dan Black is a member of Snacktime
- Dave Bluvband is a member of Fat Penguin
- Dustin Drury is a member of both The Stamp & Coin Club and ImproVérité: The Documentary
- Frank Hejl is a member of both Spare Change and the puppet improv group Sock
- Brett White is a member of Bad Data, ImproVérité: The Documentary and Daddy
- Laura Zeis is a member of Beaver Las Vegas
- Former members Brian Glidewell and Jill Donnelly are both members of RAGNARÖCK. Jill Donnelly is also a member of Wilder. Brian is also a member of Secret Promise Circle.