BLOG: Confessions of an Improv Comedian with Craig Snider (Vol 1. Issue 4)

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April gave the Fools a chance to breathe after a busy March. We continued to have our practices, and we had our annual Fearless Food Drive to benefit the food pantry at the Uptown Event Center. The show was a good time, especially for the Fools. That may sound odd because with comedy you would […]

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The 5th Annual West Virginia Comedy Festival

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Join us at the Buckhannon Opera House on March 29 & 30, 2019 for the states largest celebration of comedy and comedians, The 5th Annual West Virginia Comedy Festival. Hosted by The Fearless Fools, this weekend is chock-full of hilarious performances including stand-up comedy, live improv, and headliners Kasha Patel and Jamie Froemel! Individual tickets […]

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BLOG: Confessions of an Improv Comedian with Craig Snider (Vol 1. Issue 2)

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February has come and gone, but the cold weather has not. It lingers, like the stink of a bad joke. The Fools had only one show in that ice-blasted time period, but it was a kicker. The My Foolish Valentine show was a sell-out, with extra chairs added to accommodate the walk-ups. Seeing Clarksburg come out in […]

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BLOG: Confessions of an Improv Comedian with Craig Snider (Vol 1. Issue 1)

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We stand behind the curtain, the stage bathed in lights, faces out in the darkness waiting for us to begin. There are no scripts. There have been no rehearsals. No one knows what is about to go down, especially us. In a matter of moments we will break the legs of the stage and attempt […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VTC Cabaret in Downtown Clarksburg Set to Be Home to a Year of Comedy

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Clarksburg, WV – Vintage Theatre Company Founding Producer and Artistic Director Jason A. Young cordially invites audiences to The Fearless Fools 2019 VTC Cabaret Series. The Fearless Fools are West Virginia’s comedy troupe. Founded on April 1, 2013, by Clarksburg native and Second City trained Steve Goff, The Fools have spent the last six years […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Audition Dates Set for Rustic Mechanicals and Fearless Fools This December

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  The Rustic Mechanicals – VTC’s Shakespeare Troupe are pleased to announce auditions for their upcoming 2018 season. RICHARD III Rehearsals Begin: March 1, 2018 Tour Dates: April 12-29, 2018 THE COMEDY OF ERRORS – WV Shakespeare in the Parks Rehearsals Begin: June 1, 2018 Tour Dates: July 12-29, 2018 HAMLET Rehearsals Begin: September 4, […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VTC Announces First Ever ARToberFEST!

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Beginning on Thursday, October 5th and continuing through Sunday, October 29th, The Vintage Theatre Company will be holding 17 performances and events throughout the state of West Virginia. Vintage Theatre’s Founding Producer and Artistic Director Jason A. Young proudly introduces the company’s first ever statewide ArtoberFest. “To be honest, we didn’t plan this,” said Young. […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Fearless Fools Launch New IMPROV(E) U with a Series of Free Community Workshops

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Clarksburg, WV – Vintage Theatre Company’s Founding Producer and Artistic Director, Jason A. Young, is pleased to announce the launch of the new Fearless Fools’ IMPROV(E) U. Under the umbrella of The VTC Academy and powered by the state’s premier comedy troupe, IMPROV(E) U is The Fearless Fools’ exclusive educational branch that focuses on various […]

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Meet Jason A. Young

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Jason A. Young is the Founding Producer & Artistic Director of The Vintage Theatre Company, LLC.  lightwordreviews.com A native of southern West Virginia, Jason has worked as a freelance actor and director all over the state and in neighboring and nearby states as far away as South Carolina. He has been lucky enough to direct […]

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Meet Lauren Swann

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Lauren Swann, a native of Clarksburg, has been a member of The Fearless Fools (VTC’s comedy troupe) since 2014 and joined Comedy for a Cause in 2015. Lauren has been acting in community theatre for over 15 years in the tri-county area, acting in productions such as Proof, Laundry and Bourbon, and Suddenly Last Summer. […]

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