We want to thank all the local love and support we’ve gotten in the form of food donations throughout the festival!
Thanks to the following eateries for feeding our talented performers.
Stein’s Deli 2207 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130
The Joint 701 Mazant Street New Orleans, LA 70117
Naked Pizza 6307 S. Miro New Orleans, LA 70125
Milk Bar 1514 Delachaise Street New Orleans, LA 70115
This Year Hell Yes Fest features 2 Musical Improv Groups including the Austin based sensation known as Water Park.
Let’s dig a little deeper and see what that is all about!
Jesse: Hey Justin Strackany. You are in the musical improv group Water Park! This is Jesse Spots, associate producer of Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans. I’m being overly formal here because I am shanghaiing you into an interview. Let’s jump right...
Michael Domangue is the newest addition to the Hell Yes team. Everyone is real excited about the work he’s been doing on the film portion of the festival. So we had Mike Breese catch up with him for a brief interview.
What are you putting together for Hell Yes Fest this year?
My official title is basically Film Coordinator for the HYF comedy film festival. My job responsibility this year is putting on...
We’re pleased to announce a partnership with Aline Productions for this year’s big event!
They’ll be assisting us with Public Relations and they’ll be assisting you, comedy fans by helping make sure this year’s festival is the biggest comedy thing to happen in this beautiful city in forever.
Get excited. (We are)
That was an incredible weekend. Funny, hardworking, good looking people just scrambling all over downtown Austin trying to consume as much top-notch comedy as possible. Hopefully you got to catch some shows because they were
incredible amazing a lot of fun
Good news for you is that we’re back to our old tricks (that aren’t really that old or tricky) – planning for November’s festival is underway!
When we launched Hell Yes Fest in 2011, we wanted take a different approach to most improv/sketch/standup festivals that we’ve attended over the years. We had a very successful 2011, learned a lot and have been pretty excited about Year 2 for a long time. Part of that excitement is getting the chance to bring Hell Yes style booking to existing festivals, merge with other art events and of course, heighten the fun from our...