Community Performances

An important element of our work is to engage our alumni and community with monthly performance opportunities. To this end, we collaborate with Dog Tag Bakery and the Virginia Beer Company to offer consistent Veterans Open Mics in DC and Hampton Roads. In addition, we often host performances in partnership with local colleges, arts organizations, performance venues, businesses, and non-profit organizations. An overview of our Spring '17 community performances is detailed below.


4/13 - Women Veterans Open Mic @ Dog Tag Bakery

  • What: April's open mic will be exclusively open to women writers, comics, storytellers, and musicians. This is an opportunity to engage in an open and honest dialogue about the woman's experience as a veteran, service member, spouse, or caregiver.
  • When: Thursday, April 13th | Doors open at 6:30PM, show begins at 7:00PM
  • Where: Dog Tag Bakery, 3206 Grace St. NW, Washington, DC
  • Tickets: General admission tickets are $10 online. All proceeds from ticket sales will directly support the programming of ASAP and Dog Tag.

4/19 - Comedy Show AT VA National Advisory Committee Conference

  • What: Comedy Bootcamp alumni Isaura Ramirez and Michael Garvey will perform and speak on a panel at the VA National Advisory Committee's annual conference in Tampa. 
  • When: Wednesday, April 19th | Evening
  • Where: Tampa, FL
  • Tickets: This is a private event exclusively for those attending the VA National Advisory Committee Conference. 

5/16 - Comedy Performance AT IDGA VA Healthcare conference

  • What: Comedy Bootcamp alumni Ty Bratton, Michael Garvey, and Isaura Ramirez will perform and speak on a panel at the gala for the annual IDGA VA Healthcare Conference. 
  • When: Tuesday, May 16th | 6:30PM - 7:30PM.
  • Where: Sheraton Pentagon City, 900 S. Orme Street, Arlington, VA.
  • Tickets: This is a private event exclusively for those attending the IDGA VA Healthcare Conference. 


5/18 - Comedy Show AT Bunker Labs, Muster Across America

  • What: Alumni of Comedy Bootcamp will serve as the evening entertainment at the Chicago event on Bunker Labs' Muster Across America Tour. 
  • When: Thursday, May 19th | 6:00PM - 7:00PM.
  • Where: 1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL
  • Tickets: Tickets for the event can be reserved by following the link below!

5/19 - VETERANS COMEDY SHOW AT The Torpedo Factory

  • What: Stand-up comedy performance featuring Comedy Bootcamp alumni at one of the country's most unique arts venues. 
  • When: Friday, May 19th | Doors open 7:30PM, show starts 8PM
  • Where: The Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N Union St, Alexandria, VA
  • Tickets: Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. Proceeds will benefit ASAP's future programs. 


5/23 - VETERANS COMEDY SHOW with Military Mental Health Caucus

  • What: Special veterans comedy show and panel hosted in conjunction with the Congressional Military Mental Health Caucus.
  • When: Tuesday, May 23rd | Show starts at 1PM sharp
  • Where: Cannon House Office Building, Room 122, Washington, DC
  • Seating: Please e-mail to reserve your seat.  


6/4 - VETERANS Comedy Show AT O'Connor Brewing Co.

  • What: Comedy show at one of Virginia's top breweries featuring the veteran comedians from our Comedy Bootcamp prorgam!
  • When: Sunday, June 4th | Doors open at 7PM, show starts at 7:30PM
  • Where: O'Connor Brewing Co., 211 W 24th St, Norfolk, VA 23517
  • Tickets: Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit ASAP's programs. 

Partner With Us

If you are associated with a college, arts organization, performance venue, business, or non-profit based in the D.C. and Hampton Roads areas, we would love to collaborate to host a show. Please e-mail all performance partnership inquiries to In our e-mail, please include background on your organization, the type of performance that you would like to host, and your proposed venue for the show.