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August 2019

Vancouver TheatreSports Rookie Night

August 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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$8.75
Rookie Night

Vancouver TheatreSports Rookie Night puts graduates of the Improv Comedy Institute to the test in front of a critical audience. Some of these performers will go on to become the future comedy stars of tomorrow. This 90 minutes of improv showcases the immense talent of these new players and prepares them to take their place in our mainstage ensemble. Vancouver TheatreSports has a history of fostering some of the funniest minds of our time. Perhaps one of these Rookies will…

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The Sunday Service

August 18, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main Street
Vancouver, BC V5T 3C9 Canada
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$10

With 20 Canadian Comedy Award Nominations, a CCA Best Improv Troupe Award, and international acclaim, The Sunday Service present a kaleidoscopic meld of scenes barreling into tangents that smash into stories to create an experience that is equal parts chaos and harmony. Come see improv at its rawest, finest, and funniest, every Sunday. Note: This information was supplied to Vancouver Presents and does not necessarily represent the views of our publication. We are not affiliated in any way with this…

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Nasty Women Comedy: Campfire Stories Edition

August 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Biltmore Cabaret, 395 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5T 0A9 Canada
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$10 – $15
Nasty Women Comedy

Nasty Women is an improv and sketch group consisting of some of Vancouver's top comedians. Their unique voices blend together effortlessly to deliver a fun, fresh show that will leave you feeling fired up and a little bit more nasty. Month after month, those in-the-know join us for the very best Monday night entertainment in town: 10 feisty feminist comedians making one red-hot show out of improv, sketch comedy and storytelling (and the occasional choir medley or dance number). This…

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Improv Mondays with Michelle

August 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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$10
Improv Mondays with Michelle

You’ve fallen in love with her on You Tube and now the indomitable Michelle Gidard (played by VTS ensemble member Angela Galanopoulos) is live on stage as the host of Improv Mondays with Michelle – Fake Stories, Real Improvisers. This is a completely improvised soap opera based on the popular You Tube series. Each show's over-the-top comedic melodrama is inspired by audience suggestions with musical underscoring. Note: This information was supplied to Vancouver Presents and does not necessarily represent the…

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Classic TheatreSports

August 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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$10.75 – $26.25
Classic Theatresports

Classic TheatreSports is the foundation format of all improv comedy. Improvisers are the daredevils of the theatre world – writing the script, directing themselves and acting in character all in the moment, nothing is pre-determined. They are ‘play-making’ on the spot much like a jazz musician riffs on a musical theme. Classic TheatreSports consists two ‘teams’ of improvisers competing against one another in rapid ‘Short Form Games’ (scenes) based on audience suggestions to move the action forward. The scenes are…

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Pop-Up Comedy Jam featuring Andrea Jin

August 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafe Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5N 4B2 Canada
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$7
Andrea Jin

Pop-Up Comedy Jam takes over Cafe Deux Soleils with the Improv and Stand-Up Mashup! The special guest this week is Andrea Jin, plus there will be classic improv games, long form laughs, and more. Andrea Jin is one of the fastest rising comics in the Vancouver comedy scene. Born in Shanghai, China, she moved to Canada at 9 years old, where she taught herself English through watching sitcoms and stand-up comedians. Andrea’s comedy speaks to her experiences as a young…

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