About FOU

Headquartered in New York City, FOU specializes in immersive, improvisational entertainment and creative content development.

Current running productions include: 
Opened in NYC January 2011 and now running 6 shows a week. Opening in Chicago, June 2016. Live Japanese game show experience, named “Critics Pick” – Time Out NY and The Chicago Tribune (Chris Jones), “Voice Choice”-Village Voice, “One of the Best Things To Do In NYC”-CBS), and declared Hilarious” by PIX11 NY, NY1 NY, DNA Info, Asian Fusion, Thrillist.

A Whole ‘Nother Level
Nationally touring interactive improv show featuring the 3 founders & partners in FOU, Joe Tex, Jay Painter, and Eric Robinson. A Whole ‘Nother Level has been performed for audiences by the tens of thousands at colleges, universities, and performing arts centers across the country and has been called “A must see act you won’t want to miss!” by the Huffington Post.

Laughter Party
Stand up comedy, FOU Style. Performing monthly in NYC’s East Village and popping up all over!

Second Place Champions
Hilarious, competitive improv touring colleges nationwide

Behind Too Blondes
The Chris Hahn Show
Old Timey
Geek XP
Big Brother On The Slop

Past productions include: 
– The New York City Improv Face Off – competitive improv game show in Times Square, NYC 

– The 11th Hour Improv Show – Times Square, NY
– GOON RIVER – immersive improv theatre in darkness, Times Square Arts Center
– Two Gentlemen of Verona – an immersive Shakespeare production, Secret Theatre, Queens, NY
– NADS – “A Comedy Experience for the Ladies”, Times Square, NYC
– Friday Night Face Off – Long Island, NY’s longest running comedy show 

Corporate Services
Additionally, they have created and produced live events for such corporations and organizations as PEPSICO, Bristol Myers Squibb, Con Ed, McGraw Hill Publishing, Hearst Corporation, Governor’s Schools of the Arts, New York State Bar Association, the 92nd Street Y, the Lupus Foundation of America, The American Red Cross, and many others.

In 2014, FOU established itself as a world leader in robot-human interaction and is the chief English dialogue provider for Aldebaran Robotics (Paris, France) and Softbank (Tokyo, Japan) for their groundbreaking robots NAO and PEPPER.

They also operate a training center for teaching their unique brand of improvisational theatre, as well as corporate teambuilding and communication workshops.

In Summary
The multi-talented artists of FOU are also accomplished actors, appearing in feature films, network television, and on the Broadway stage. Click the links above to learn about our shows, classes, and all the amazing things happening in the FACE OFF UNIVERSE!