The Milwaukee Comedy Festival accepts submissions for comedy of all types including improv, sketch comedy, stand up, one-person shows, alternative comedy acts and musical comedy.

Submissions to perform are now CLOSED!

Applications for the 2017 Fest will be accepted until 11:59pm on May 1st, 2017.  Late Submissions will be accepted until May 7th, 2017.

Application fee is $20, late submissions $40. Submissions are reviewed by a local panel of judges including the producers and staff of the festival and select area comedy professionals. Applications are judged on quality, originality, professionalism, audience reaction and above all, funniness. We review each and every submission we receive.

Questions? Check out the Performer FAQ or email us at