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Instant Theatre

July 2019

Intro to Improv

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2019 at 12:00pm

Instant Studios, 529 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$79

Intro to Improvisation Class Low pressure and high in fun, the Intro to Improvisation class is a great sampler for people curious about improv or a nice refresher to people who have been out of the improv world for a while. This class will allow you to learn the improvisational skills of Play, Spontaneity, Character and Story.   Prerequisites: No experience necessary!Objectives: Introducing the building blocks of improv in a fun, light, and friendly way. Students will gain a sense…

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Shakespeare After Dark: The Bard Improvised and Twisted

July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on April 21, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 8:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Shakespeare After Dark is the highbrow fusion of Shakespeare served with a side of improvisational mischief. In the first half, you'll witness a scene from the Bard utterly monkey-wrenched by an utterly punch-drunk cast member leaving the rest of the cast to improvise around them. Then, stick around for the second half where the cast lays the booze aside to serve a straight up Shakespearean tragedy – based on your suggestions. With a genuinely drunken professional actor volunteering every night,…

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Actor’s Nightmare: Half Scripted, Half Improv, All Comedy

July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 26, 2019

One event on December 23, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on January 27, 2019 at 8:00pm

An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 26, 2019

One event on June 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on July 28, 2019 at 8:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Every actor has a nightmare where they find themselves on stage without knowing any of their lines, or even having read the script! The Actor's Nightmare brings this to life, pairing a guest actor who has completely memorized their lines from a play—and will stick to those lines no matter what—with an improviser who not only hasn’t memorized any lines, but will have no idea what play they’re even in. Six actor/improviser pairings. Six wild and crazy mashed up scenes…

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FLEX: Improv Workout | 1 WORKSHOP

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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2nd and 4th Monday
Instant Studios, 529 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$25

FLEX: Improv Workout, is a new twice-monthly drop-in workshop from Instant Theatre Company. You will get the opportunity to really dig into your improv on a deeper level, one specific skill at a time. Each workshop will consist of focused, deliberate practice, working on a single improv skill and spending the time to really work your improv muscles. You'll take turns being in scenes, giving feedback, and immediately trying to incorporate that feedback into new scenes. If you've ever heard…

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August 2019

Sketch Level 1 – Writing Intensive

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Instant Studios, 529 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$149

4 classes: August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd Unique to Instant Theatre, the 4 week Sketch Writing Intensive will teach students the valuable fundamentals of sketch comedy writing including: Premise, Comedic Conflict, Creating Memorable Comic Characters, Rule of Three, Comedic Twist, Collaboration, Satire & Parody. Weekly classes will be split between practical lessons & group exercises, as well as, workshopping student sketches in a weekly writers room. After 4 weeks, students will gain a foundation in the basics of sketch writing,…

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East Van Improv League (EVIL)

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on June 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on July 7, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 8:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

The East Vancouver Improv League has been taken over by evil villains! These dastardly characters want nothing more than to subject some of Vancouver’s best comedians to fast-paced improv. Watch as these performers play improv games for these very beautiful, ingenious master minds! Who will earn their freedom and who will be crushed by the weight of their own insignificance AND A BIG ANVIL?!? Cartoonish villainry and hilarious improv comedy are right around the corner at the East Vancouver Improv…

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