Our Story

1994 was a big year for Vancouver. On a tiny stage in Gastown a band of Vancouver’s finest young comedic minds began to build what would become Instant Theatre Company: the home for alternative theatrical improv in Vancouver. Our community of talented improvisational performers produces more than 200 shows locally every year in addition to performing at as guests worldwide from Bellingham to Berlin.

our school director

nikolai witschl

improv experience

Graham has been improvising and teaching professionally since 1998 and has had the great pleasure of teaching and working with groups from all over Canada, the USA and Europe. He has been the Artistic Director of Second Storey Theatre since 2009, a former main stage performer at Vancouver Theatresports and has participated in festivals and shows around the world from Slovenia to Seattle.

acting experience