Hammerkatz is New York University’s premier sketch comedy group. They perform FREE monthly shows on NYU’s campus and can be seen throughout the year at NYC comedy venues, such as the Upright Citizens Brigade and the People’s Improv Theater.
Hammerkatz alumni have written for and starred in shows such as Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Community, Workaholics, and How I Met Your Mother; they have gone on to work at places like The Onion, Comedy Central, Above Average, HBO, Showtime, FX, The CW, and MTV.
HAMMERKATZ DIRECTOR ALUMNI
PETER KELLY, ROB TANCHUM, SUDI GREEN, MATT ROGERS, JENNY JAFFE, DAVID SIDOROV, DANNY JOLLES, RACHEL BLOOM, DAN GREGOR, MATTHEW ROBERT GEHRING, AJ MORALES, ANDREW SHEMIN, DONALD GLOVER, DOMINIC DIERKES, DC PIERSON, JEFF ECKMAN, DAN ECKMAN
TIROSH SCHNEIDER, RACHEL PEGRAM, DUNCAN GREGORY, RACHEL JORAVSKY, ALEXANDRA SONG, MATT REIMANN, JACK QUAID, EMMA NOBLE, MAX ASH, BILLY DOMINEAU, STEPHANIE HSU, ANDY ZOU, JULIA NATHAN, SEAN IRELAND, JEANNA PHILLIPS, ZACHARY WEBBER, FREDDI SCHEIB, JENNY DONOGHUE, ANDREW BUTLER, ANDREW RAAB, NICK PACKARD, SIME VIDUKA, ALEXANDER LEE, CALE KRISE, BRAD MIELKE, EMMA TATTENBAUM-FINE, LAUREN SOWA, ARIANA SIEGEL, MARK LEVASSEUR, JESSICA CONRAD, MATT SADEWITZ, ROBBIE SUBLETT, STEVE STOUT, MACKENZIE CONDON, GREG BURKE, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, LOU PEREZ, DOUG MAND, FRAN GILLESPIE, DANIEL FRANKS, HELEN FRANK, HARRY TERJANIAN
For information on 2015 auditions
How do I audition for Hammerkatz?
Hammerkatz will be holding open auditions on Sep 3, 4, and 5! Everyone in Hammerkatz joins as a writer and performer. The audition consists of two parts: a performance audition and a submitted writing sample. You can find more info here.
When/where does Hammerkatz perform?
Hammerkatz performs new original shows every month in the Shorin Performance Center, located on the 8th floor of NYU’s Kimmel Student Center. There are two chances to catch us, at 8pm and 10pm . All are welcome! Hammerkatz also performs throughout the year at comedy venues around NYC.
How much do your NYU shows cost to attend?
Nothing at all! Hammerkatz shows are free!
How often does Hammerkatz meet?
Hammerkatz has writers meetings every Monday night throughout the semester. We also hold rehearsals Monday-Friday the week before a show.
Where can I find the most up-to-date information about shows, events, and auditions?
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the most up-to-date information about all shows and events. You can also find information in the “Shows” section of this site that you’re on right now!
What time is it?
Right now? It depends on when you’re looking at this. If we had to guess, 3:27pm?
Where is your bathroom?
We are not a building or eating establishment of any kind. This question doesn’t really apply to us.
Are you cold?
We’re a little chilly.
Is this Lafayette Street?
No, this is Broadway. Lafayette is one block over.
Do you have an iPhone charger?
Wait, iPhone 4 or iPhone 5?
No, sorry we have a 4S.
Do you have this in a medium?
Whatever’s out there is what we have.
Hammerkatz on the internet
For the latest up-to-date information about Hammerkatz shows and events, please LIKE HAMMERKATZ on Facebook and FOLLOW us on Twitter:
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