School of Comedy

Jon Jon & Co. School of Comedy

The Jon Jon & Co. School of Comedy presents Denver's only short form improvisational curriculum!

The Jon Jon & Co. School of Comedy will feature an eclectic class offering in the realm of comedy, including improv, sketch, stand-up and writing. The inaugural course will be the short-form improv comedy series led by improv veteran Jon Jon Lannen. Upcoming courses of the short form classes will include an all-star faculty!

Jon Jon & Co. has partnered with The Clocktower Cabaret, located on the bottom floor of Denver's legendary Clocktower Building in the heart of 16th Street, for the location of the School of Comedy. Classes will be held on select Saturdays from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. The short form 101-301 courses are four weeks and costs only $99.

For more information on the Jon Jon & Co. School of Comedy, click here!


andCo Improv - Short-Form Improv

Jon Jon & Co. is proud to produce andCo improv. andCo was the very first project and comedy ensemble of our firm. The acclaimed andCo is an off-the-cuff improv show that is currently in its fourth season. In its fourth season, andCo improv only performs for private events and corporate gigs. Please click here to book andCo Improv. Jon Jon Lannen, owner of Jon Jon & Company, serves as the director of the ensemble. 

andCo Alumni includes Natasha Gleichmann, Mary Haughie, Hilary Hellums, Natalie Kilkenny, Sarah Kirwin (Director), Jaimie Kulikowski, Jared McBain (Director), Laurie Pierce, Howard Rudnick, Ashley Scroggins, Bobby To, Meredith Winfield (Director) and Judy Wolf.

Gaybies Improv - LGBT Improvisation

Gaybies Improv is in its second season and Jon Jon & Co. is delighted to be producing an all gay and lesbian improv ensemble. The group, directed by the renonwed Improv comedienne Joy Carletti.

The current cast of Gaybies includes Matt Brown, Catey Brannan, Michaela Clinton, Ryan Datteri, Rachael Price, Pam Russell and Marina Swain. Joy Carletti serves as the Director.

Stay up to date with the premier of Gaybies at the Jon Jon & Co. calendar. That can be viewed by clicking here.

LoCo Improv - Experimental Long-Form Improvisation

Jon Jon & Co. is excited to produce LoCo improvisation. The mission of the LoCo ensemble is to create ground-breaking improvisational experiences, rather than performing just your average show.

This dynamic and experimental group will be Colorado's first and only improv experience. This is the ensemble's second season. The current cast is Sue Creer, Anders Lankford and Judy Wolf. The ensemble is directed by Hilary Hellums.

To stay on top of new shows, please go to our calendar by clicking here.

Jon Jon Happy Hour - #JJHH

The Jon Jon Happy Hour was a live show hosted by Jon Jon & Co. founder Jon Jon Lannen. The show always included an all-star news panel, comedy, music and a game show- all LIVE! THERE Have been three Jon Jon Happy Hours, also called JJHH's.

The Jon Jon Happy Hour is presented by L Piddy Entertainment Management Agency and Jon Jon & Co.

To view the JJHH gallery, click here. To view the JJHH2, click here. To view the JJHH3, click here.


Gay vs. Straight Comedy

Gay vs. Straight Comedy is a monthly improv comedy show that features comedy battles of straight sass and queer funnies. The winner is determined by our own non-partial bisexual judge. Each month there are new teams and new challenges to test mental and physical strength just to see how funny they really are. Click here to learn more about Gay vs. Straight Comedy!

Jon Jon Lannen performs in Gay vs. Straight regularly. Gay vs. Straight is not produced by Jon Jon & Co.

Queerbots Improv Comedy - #Queerbots

Queerbots is Denver's premiere LGBT comedy ensemble. The cast is made up of Sarah Kirwin, Jon Jon Lannen, Michelle Marlowe, Chris Parente, Ashley Scroggins and Britt Swenson, all gay and lesbian actors. "The Queerbots address such issues as same-sex marriage, gay parenthood and lesbian sports via audience suggestions while incorporating random videotaped comments from Hollywood stars," like Melissa McCarthy. Click here to be directed to the Queerbots website.

Jon Jon Lannen performs in Queerbots regularly. Queerbots is not produced by Jon Jon & Co.

Book Jon Jon

Jon Jon Lannen has hosted and performed in hundreds of shows and productions. Jon Jon is also the founder of Jon Jon & Co. and also wrote the best-selling book, The Giraffe That Taught Me How To Laugh and others.

To contact Jon Jon & Co. to book Jon Jon Lannen for a book signing, appearance or show, simply click here.