Canmore International Improv Festival
Mountains, beers, laughs, anything can happen!

  October 10, 2019 — October 12, 2019  | Thursday - Saturday

Program Fee: varies by performance

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PERFORMANCES

 

Note all show tickets/passes are available through artsPlace or at the door. We recommend advance ticket purchases as we only have 100 seats per show.

Seating is on a first come first serve basis!

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 10

7 pm - 9 pm:  Keith Johnstone's Maestro Impro          $25  

An international cast of professional improvisers all vying to be the last impro standing. This year's Maestro Impro will be dedicated to Jamie Perkins, who we lost earlier this year. Jamie has always been an incredible support to our festival and we look forward to celebrating him through spontaneity and laughter.

Purchase Tickets for Maestro Impro here, or BUY AN ALL ACCESS PASS AND LAUGH MORE !

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 11 (3 shows):

7 pm - 8 pm: Throwaway          $20

from Det Andre Teatret in Norway

An improvised show based on stuff you don’t need anymore.

That old vase you got from your aunt years ago, your ex’s worn-out t-shirt or last week’s newspaper - they’re all going to be thrown away sooner or later. Why not do it at our show - and we’ll tell a story from it.

Purchase Tickets for Throwaway here, 

or get the FRIDAY NIGHT BUNDLE AND SEE ALL 3 SHOWS

or BUY AN ALL ACCESS PASS AND LAUGH MORE !

 

8:15 pm - 9:15 pm: Super Scene          $20   

A of cast of seasoned international impros all fighting for the right to have their exceptionally genius ideas play through to the last scene.

Purchase Tickets for Super Scene here

or get the FRIDAY NIGHT BUNDLE AND SEE ALL 3 SHOWS

or BUY AN ALL ACCESS PASS AND LAUGH MORE !

 

9:30 pm - 10:30 pmMurder She Improvised          $20     

The starting point of "Murder, She Improvised" is different every time, but the cruel act is always the same: A murder is been committed! In true Agatha Christie's style, we are then introduced to a number of suspects with more or less to hide. An experienced detective who happens to be on the spot takes the job of spinning up all the threads and finding the killer. The audience comes with suggestions for the murder weapon, alibi and motif. Here you get good old-fashioned crime and up to several murders in one evening! 

Purchase Tickets for Murder She Improvised here

or get the FRIDAY NIGHT BUNDLE AND SEE ALL 3 SHOWS

or BUY AN ALL ACCESS PASS AND LAUGH MORE !

 

 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 (2 shows)


7 pm - 8 pm: Fiesta w/ El Jaguar            $25    

Derek & Michi Flores - New Zealand

"A rip roaring show of immense proportions."

People. Poppers. Piñatas. Throwing a party is never easy. 

A high energy, highly interactive evening of comedy with former WWF superstar El Jaguar, a masked Mexican wrestler, who's turned his attention to celebrating mediocrity and elevating the average. With "enough energy to power the national grid" El Jaguar uses his quick wit and a desperate need to entertain to "to keep the energy buoyed and the silliness coming". Part comedy show, part fiesta, this show is always funny.

Purchase Tickets for Fiesta here,

or get the SATURDAY NIGHT BUNDLE

or BUY AN ALL ACCESS PASS AND LAUGH MORE !


8 pm - 10:00 pm: Theatresports         $25    

A world-wide cast of impros compete in teams to out impro the others with challenges resulting in plenty of laughs for the audience. 

Purchase Tickets for Theatresports here,

or get the SATURDAY NIGHT BUNDLE

or BUY AN ALL ACCESS PASS AND LAUGH MORE !

 

 

WORKSHOPS

 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 12

12:00 - 3:00pm Connection and Character  w/ Derek & Michi Flores         $40 

Are we truly present?

Derek and Michi’s unique two teacher teaching style creates more space for individual focus, exploring authenticity, as well as lending itself to set the tone for group and pair work. We focus on connection, failing joyfully, and being in the present. The workshop will focus on finding the group energy, finding authenticity on stage as one’s self, as a character and authentic connection with the audience. Johnstonian theory is the foundation of our work as is the work of Philippe Gauillier.

Purchase Tickets here for the workshop "Connection and Character"