The 2016 Winnipeg if... Improv Festivalis almost here!
GET TICKETS ONLINE NOW We will be flying in some amazing guests performers from Seattle, Los Angeles, Montreal, Edmonton, Toronto, Port Coquitlam and Winnipeg (well, the guests from Winnipeg will maybe take the bus).
We will showcasing Improvisation as well as collaboration with Sketch Comedy and Stand-up Comedy. Not only will we be showcasing some great out of town improv shows, we also also invent some improv shows of our own. We will be creating a Festival Ensemble of players, as well as a Local Ensemble of players and a Sketch Ensemble of players. What does this mean? It means we will be making up some amazing new improv and hilarious new sketch comedy. The improv ensembles will be directed by none other than Randy Dixon (Seattle's Unexpected Productions) and the Sketch ensemble will be directed by Kevin McDonald (The Kids in the Hall). You will also get to see some stand-up and sk…
The Winnipeg iF... Improv Festival returns for the 17th time!
The festival started in the year 2000 and has brought to Winnipeg the very best in the "made up arts". From some of the original gurus and creators of the modern improv movement to improvisers who have gone on to write and star in TV and movies.
For years we've had amazing improv artists from around the world descend on Winnipeg and mix it up with the amazing local improvisers.
Stay tuned right here for details to be released!
If you are interested in applying to be a part of the "Local Ensemble" and be a part of the team that puts the festival on, apply HERE:
Thank you to all our performers. The local improv stars who took the time to grace our stages. The out of town performers who came to Winnipeg to impress us with their style and be impress by our town.
Thank you to all the crew of volunteers the festival has, our improv community, that makes all the gears work and makes the festival run smooth.
Thank you to all the audiences who come out to the shows, laugh at the jokes, gasp at the stories and applaud at the art we make up only once.
opening night packed at the King's Head (this is where Stephen Sim probably lost most of his voice)