Artwork by Jessica Fortner

Vancouver Improv Festival

12

OCT

to

17

OCT

The 23rd annual Vancouver Improv Festival returns to the Cultch! Join us October 12-17 for in-person and online programming. Catch improv shows featuring Mind of a Snail, Hip.Bang, Fistful of Kicks, Brunch Comedy, Blood Feud and many more. Public improv workshops open to all experience levels. Visit vancouverimprovfest.com for more info!

HISTORIC THEATRE & CULTURE LAB
$25 in person

ONLINE
$15 for solo online watch party (one viewer)
$20 for bubble online watch party (two viewers in a household)

A mix of in person and livestream shows.

As of September 13, by order of the Provincial Health Officer of BC, proof of vacation will be required to access indoor events. Audience members at shows and participants at in-person workshops will be asked to show proof of vaccination. Masks will be worn at all times, with the exception of eating or drinking while seated as an audience member.

QueerProv + Brunch

OCT 13, 2021 | 7:30PM 
Culture Lab (In Person)

Join us for an evening of improv, featuring two incredible groups from the Lower Mainland: QueerProv + Brunch!

TIGHTROPE in Gorilla Theatre

OCT 14, 2021  | 7:30PM
Culture Lab (In Person)

In Gorilla Theatre, four directors go head to head directing each other in improvised scenes. You, the audience, decide whether each director’s work deserves praise or punishment. Theatrical gold and hilarity to ensure.

IMPROV IN FIVE DIMENSIONS with Mind of a Snail

OCT 15 & OCT 16, 2021 | 7:30PM
Historic Theatre (In Person & Online)

Award-winning shadow puppetry duo, Mind of a Snail, direct an international ensemble in a smorgasbord of the senses! Using live projection, music and shadow puppets, improvisers from around the globe are beamed into this never-before-attempted technical marvel of an improv show. Experience it in person at the Cultch, or live stream it from the comfort of your home.

Big Apartment + Little Mountain Improv

OCT 15, 2021 | 8:00PM
Culture Lab (In Person)

Join us for an evening of improv, featuring two incredible groups from the Lower Mainland: Big Apartment + Little Mountain Improv!

BLOODFEUD

OCT 15, 2021 | 9:45PM
Historic Theatre (In Person & Online)

Bloodfeud: Stand Up vs. Improv is a unique comedic mashup that gives audiences two styles of comedy in one show. Hosted by Matty Vu (CBC’s Next Wave of Stand Up) and Malcolm McLeod (The Second City Toronto).

Baby Syrup + Hip.Bang!

OCT 16, 2021 | 8:00PM
Culture Lab (In Person)

Join us for an evening of improv, featuring two incredible groups from the Lower Mainland: Baby Syrup + Hip.Bang!

FISTFUL OF KICKS

OCT 16, 2021 | 9:45PM
Historic Theatre (In Person & Online)

Fistful of Kicks features Vancouver’s funniest East-Asian improvisers creating epic stories and legends on the spot based on a single word of inspiration from the audience. Drawing on their shared cultural upbringing, the cast weaves together hilarious and Asian-infused stories that kick ass and take names.