Friday, August 24, 2012


4 great opportunities to see Hammerkatz during NYU Welcome Week!

NYU Welcome Week Comedy!!! We will be performing with Pasadena Golf Club and Dangerbox improv in Kimmel 802! This show is for incoming freshmen only. 

Tuesday, August 28th at 12pm
Wednesday, August 29th at 2pm
Thursday, August 30th at 9pm

Also on Wednesday, you can check out Hammerkatz with NYU's premier acapella group The N'harmonics!!! Open to all NYU students!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

2012 Audition Info
Hammerkatz NYU Wants YOU!
·      Do you love writing and performing sketch comedy?
·      Do you want to meet new people?
·      Do you just love bits???

Then you should audition for Hammerkatz, NYU’s premiere sketch comedy group!

How do I audition? Everyone in Hammerkatz joins as a writer and performer, so to be eligible you must complete both parts of the audition.

Part 1, Performance Audition
Attend one of our Performance Auditions.
·         Thursday, September 6th at 8:30pm at Kimmel 802
·         Friday, September 7th at 8:30pm at Kimmel 802
·         Saturday, September 8th at 2pm at Kimmel 802

Part 2, Writing Sample
Email a writing sample to by 9pm on September 8thWhat’s can be in a writing sample? Below are some suggestions. You only need to include one of these examples, but include more if you think that will better represent you as a writer and what you think is funny. 
·         Sketches! One or a few, 1-5 pages each.
·         A short/funny play or script! No more than 7 pages.
·         A list of ideas for sketches!

Other things you should know about Auditions:
·         Performance auditions can take a while so be prepared to stay a couple of hours. Aka bring a book or sweet convo skills.
·         We provide you with scripts at our performance auditions, which you will perform in groups. No preparation necessary and no memorization required!
·         Don’t sweat having a super fancy or extensive writing sample, we just want to see what you think is funny!
·         Email if you have any other questions. Or check out!