Release Date:July 10,2012
From the creative minds at the Upright Citizens Brigade, the sketch comedy group known for their cult TV show on Comedy Central, this is a film that is irreverent, absurdist and hysterically funny! Freak Dance is currently on a theatrical tour with filmmaker Matt Besser and in limited release in NY, LA and Philadelphia.
Freak Dance is a musical, dance comedy where the sexy and wealthy Cocolonia (Megan Heyn) decides to escape her uptight mother (Amy Poehler) and learn to dance fight in the streets with the help of Funky Bunch (Michael Cassady), the leader of a local dance crew. Together, they must save their community center, Fantaseez, from being shut-down by the evil Building Inspector General (Matt Besser), before it's too late. Will the Fantaseez Crew be able to save their home? Can they win the big underground dance-off? Only love, and the Freak Dance, can save them now.
Directed by Matt Besser (“Improv4humans”) and Neil Mahoney (Funny Or Die), and featuring UCB Theatre founders Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation’), Matt Walsh (“Veep”), Ian Roberts (“Key & Peele”) and Horatio Sanz (“Saturday Night Live”), Freak Dance is sure to become a cult comedy classic much like the troupe’s legendary improv shows and their wickedly funny comedy sketch series. The Upright Citizens Brigade proves again to be one of the most daring and untamed comedy collectives working today, for them, no topic is out of bounds and no dance too freaky…demand to get your freak on!