Musical improv is improv where lyrics and/or melodies are created in the moment.
In musical improv, performers create all of the lyrics on the spot most often with live music accompaniment. This includes short-form games and long-form shows that attempt to re-create musical theater using improv.
Warmups and games
Teams and Shows
- Baby Wants Candy
- Freestyle Love Supreme - Broadway rap improv show created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale
- iMusical - Washington, DC
- North Coast - New York City
- Rumpleteaser - New York, NY
- Thank You, Places - Philadelphia, PA
New York Musical Improv Festival
The New York Musical Improv Festival (NYMIF) is a four-day festival held at the Magnet Theater in New York City.