What's DC Sketchfest?

The DC Sketchfest is an annual showcase that features the best scripted comedy from DC and the world beyond. DC Sketchfest is produced, booked, and organized by the DC sketch comedy community and founded by Bad Medicine and Rails Comedy.

When and where will the festival be held?

The festival will take place at the DC Improv Comedy Club from March 21-23, 2024.

How can I perform?

Applications are now open and will close on December 31st. Go to the “Apply” page for more information. The regular registration deadline is Sunday, December 17, 11:59 pm PT $20. Late registration is Sunday, December 31, 11:59 pm PT for $35.

What kinds of groups/shows are you looking for?

We welcome performers of all types, ranging from veteran sketch troupes to newcomers. No matter your level of experience or location, whether you perform in English or even Klingon, we're excited to see what you have to offer!

When will I hear back if I am accepted as a performer?

All applicants will be contacted by January 7, 2024.

How do I get involved?

We need volunteers, if you're interested please email us at admin@dcsketchfest.com.

When will you announce the lineup for 2024?

Mid-January 2024.

Is there a map on the back of the Declaration of Independence?

Yes. Of course.

Any more questions?

Email us at admin@dcsketchfest.com.