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January 2019

Kidprov Junior – Improv for kids aged 7-9

January 17 @ 4:30 am - 5:30 pm
Instant Studios, 529 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$249

Thursday Nights - 4:30-5:30pm $249 per child for 8 weeks. Kiddos 7-9 yrs old Junior Program - In this program we will focus on improv games, stage presence, and goofy characters. We’ll take you from “yes, and” all the way to a final performance showcase at the Havana Theatre! These classes will be taught by two of the funniest and awesome ladies in Vancouver - Allie Entwistle and Ese Atawo! Each student will receive 2 tickets to the showcase as…

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Kidprov Senior – Improv for kids aged 10-12

January 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Instant Studios, 529 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$249

Thursday Nights - 4:30-5:30pm $249 per child for 8 consecutive weeks. PreTeen 10-12 yrs old In this program we focus on the pillars of longform improv. We’ll show you new improv formats and help you refine old techniques. Hone your comedic voice, meet new people and take your improv to the next level. This class lasts for 8 weeks and culminates in a final performance at the Havana Theatre! Each student will receive 2 tickets to the showcase as part…

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Shakespeare After Dark: The Bard Improvised and Twisted

January 19 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 21, 2019

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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East Van Improv League (EVIL)

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until December 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until September 29, 2019

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

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League! Come witness a high-octane battle between two SUPERGROUPS made up of the finest improvisers Instant Theatre has to offer. The improv will be fast, the competition will be furious, and the laughs will be non-stop! You’ll be glued to your seats as our veteran sports broadcasters, Geoff and Ese, guide you through the action spewing minefield that is the EVIL Games! Ignite the rivalry each and…

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Women/Trans*/Femme Drop In Workshop

January 26 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Instant Studios, 529 E Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$10

Instant Theatre is proud to partner with the SMASH Comedy Festival happening Jan 24th to 26th. We are offering a special drop in workshop for Women/trans*/Femme taught by the amazing Ese Atawo. Class will run from 11:30 to 2:00 and is an amazing steal at $10. Come see what we have going on and check out all the classes and shows happening during the festival! @smashcomedyfest Ese Atawo is an Nigerian Canadian actor and comedian. Born in Lagos Nigeria and raised…

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

January 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 28, 2019

One event on December 23, 2018 at 9:00pm

One event on January 27, 2019 at 9:00pm

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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February 2019

IMPROV LEVEL 2 | 8 WEEKS | PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Instant Studios, 529 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$169

IMPROV LEVEL 2 | 8 WEEKS | PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE Tuesdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm | Feb 05/19 to March 26/19 | Performance Sunday March 31/19 Taken improv classes and performed in a few shows? Feeling confident with your class performance but not sure how to translate your abilities to the stage? Improv Level 2 Performance is an eight week program where you will solidify your skills and techniques while preparing you to delve deeper into emotional commitment to your scene partner,…

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IMPROV LEVEL 1 | 4 WEEKS | SCENEWORK

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 5, 2019 at 6:30pm

Instant Studios, 529 E Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$159

Class Description: Our Level 1 class is a fun first step into improv for people with some improv experience . Discovering the secrets of offers and agreement, Improv Level 1: Exploring Improv teaches students of all backgrounds and skill levels how to tell stories off the top of your head, work with other improvisers to make those stories together, and have fun with some classic improv games. Prerequisites: Some drop-in or an intro classes taken is preferred. But anyone with…

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Sketch Level 2 Advanced Writing Intensive

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Instant Studios, 529 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6 Canada
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$179

6 classes: Feb 6th, 13th 20th, 27th, Mar 6th, 13th. SKETCH LEVEL 2 - SKETCH WRITING INCUBATOR Prerequisite: Level 1 Sketch Writing Intensive or Equivalent. This class is for sketch writers who want to continue to develop their own comedic voice and take their sketch ideas & writing to the next level. Building on the Level 1 Sketch Writing Intensive course, the level 2 - Sketch Writing Incubator will help budding comedy writers to craft, fine-tune and polish their own…

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Fistful of Kicks: Epic Anime Improv

February 9 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 12, 2019

One event on October 21, 2018 at 9:00pm

One event on February 9, 2019 at 10:30pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 10:30pm

One event on April 13, 2019 at 10:30pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12
Fistful of Kicks - Epic Anime Improv

Fistful of Kicks : Epic Anime Improv Sharpen your Zanpakutos, strap into your Gundam suits, and prepare your most stylish, gravity and physics-defying hair because Fistful of Kicks is back with a brand-new ANIME improv comedy show! Featuring some of Vancouver's finest Asian-Canadian performers, this one-of-a-kind show draws inspiration from all of your favourite anime series and infuses them with awesome improvised storytelling and amazing stage combat. We'll create epic adventures, encounter wild and weird characters, and most importantly, we'll…

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Intro to Improv

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on January 13, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on March 24, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on April 14, 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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