Entertainment, instruction, special events, touring: Instant Theatre is your one-stop shop for a full range of comedy related services. No matter what you’re looking to do, Instant Theatre provides entertaining, adaptable and affordable options. To inquire about bookings or for any other information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are just a few of the groups Instant Theatre has had the great pleasure of performing for: Ipsos, BC Ministry of Agriculture, Heritage Steel, Roberts Creek Community Arts Association, Langley Family Practice, Congregation Beth Israel, Princeton Arts Council, Ellison Travel & Tours and Family gatherings from Whistler to Chilliwack.
We have access to a stellar cast of top notch performers to add entertainment to any business event, big or small. Improv and Stand Up Comedy is highly adaptable, we have the ability to work with your space and time requirements. The only thing that never changes is the hilarity!
- Pre Grad
- Special Occasions
Instant Theatre is proud to take its critically acclaimed instruction out into the world, offering a variety of options for businesses and schools. Be led by experienced instructors in a safe, comfortable environment. Improv Training is a wonderful opportunity to hone:
- Team Building
- Active Listening
- Creative Thinking Skills
Do you have a small theatre, bar or community hall in BC? Let us come out and perform for you. Instant Theatre can bring a wide variety of shows including classic improv games or even more theatrical improvised genre pieces. We also can combine Sketch, standup and Improv for your very own comedy festival!
- Improv shows
- Sketch Comedy
- Stand Up
If you have a special event you are planning that you want our improvisers to be a part of, we’re happy to help! For special occasions or new events, simply let us know your plans and we’ll be able to help you plan, position and execute your dream project with the best improvisers out there.
- Product Launch
- Flash Mob Presentations
- Awards Show
Improv is a tool that bolsters your skill set in all facets of life. With Instant Theatre you’ll learn how improv can create leaders in your workplace, develop a killer team dynamic, and to hone listening skills in your personal relationships. Our coaches are trained professionals with years of experience who can guide you along the path to goal achievement. Whether it be in your workplace or in our studio, Instant’s Applied Improvisation courses can help you loosen up and be present in your life.
Just a few of our clients over the past 20 years have included: Coast Capital Savings, Apple Canada, IGG Games, DHX Media, Telus World of Science, Hootsuite, Mosaic Marketing, Electronic Arts, Vancouver School Board, Langley School Board, Surrey School Board and Abacus Private Equity.
In The Workplace
The application of the skills of improvisation can enhance your workforce in communication, collaboration and general efficiency. Enjoy a transformation in your workplace with the power of yes AND.
Improv for NGO's
Develop a present, aware, positive team. We want to help you do good in the world!
We love creative people. It is hard to teach "great ideas". When we work with employers in the creative sector we love to help refresh teams, recharge bogged down energy, and reboot the fun in any office.
Just For Fun
Sometimes your workplace is running smoothly and all you need is a bit of fun. Maybe not Janet, she always has fun.. but the rest of you could enjoy a few minute of levity before your AGM or at your staff holiday function. We can create a custom packaged workshop for any situation.
The Power of Improv for Business
“In improv, you have to say "yes" to move the scene forward. In business, we hear "no" far too often. Start from a disposition of "yes" and you'll find a much more positive working environment.”
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“As well as teaching people to react and adapt, improvisa-tion can teach creativity, innovation, communication, team-work and leadership”
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Some Companies We Have Worked With
This is a great place to sharpen your comedy skills while meeting new and interesting people.
Jon Gagnon, Conservatory Student
Having spent over 35 years as an improviser and improv creator and director, I would say without hesitation that I've never met anyone who has more knowledge of contemporary improv than Alistair Cook. he is a great teacher and a great trainer of teachers. Simply put, you get the best when you takes classes or workshops from Instant Theatre.
Willie Wyllie, Co-founder of the Canadian Improv Games