An International Improv Comedy Showcase

January 28th – February 1st, 2025

The Improv Centre is bringing improv troupes from around the world to perform for Vancouver audiences again for 2025!

Each show includes short form games, an international showcase of a visiting troupe’s unique style of improv, and an all-play. Teams will continue to mix and mingle throughout the week during performances until closing night’s LOL-apalooza!

Come enjoy improv from around the world and revel in the joy of yes, and as our visiting players bring THE HEAT!

Want to apply?

If you are part of an international improv troupe and you're interested in performing,
we want you to apply!

To be considered, teams should:
• be a team of 3 people or less;
• be able to perform primarily in English;
• ready and prepared to teach an improv workshop;
• be legally allowed to enter Canada.

The Improv Centre will contribute to airfare costs, as well as supply accommodation
and per diems to successful applicants during their stay.

We can't wait to bring your style of improv to our theatre!
Applications are open from June 3rd - 28th, 2024.
Who is going to bring the HEAT?
We're placing a call out to the world for the most talented, varied and entertaining improv performers and of the first-rate teams from around the world!

Applications are open from June 3 - 28, 2024!

If you are part of an international improv troupe and you're interested in performing,
we want you to apply!

To be considered, teams should:
• be a team of 3 people or less;
• be able to perform primarily in English;
• ready and prepared to teach an improv workshop;
• be legally allowed to enter Canada.

The Improv Centre will contribute to airfare costs, as well as supply accommodation
and per diems to successful applicants during their stay.

We can't wait to bring your style of improv to our theatre! Applications are open from June 3 - 28, 2024!

Who will bring the HEAT?

We placed a call out to the world for the most talented, varied and entertaining improv performers and of the first-rate teams from around the world, here's your 2024 lineup!

The Heat 2024 Lineup

SPIT Manila - Manila, Philippines
Dad's Garage - Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Glass Clown - Los Angeles, California, USA
RN & Cawls - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Degrees of Error - Bristol, England
The Improv Centre - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dad's Garage

Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Dad's Garage is a cornerstone of American improv.

Heavy, hammy, and stylized British performers bring the fun and drama in equal measure.

RN & Cawls

This dynamic duo of Second City alumni perform regularly at Toronto's Comedy Bar. 

SPIT Manila

SPIT Manila has been the premiere improv group of the Philippines for over 16 years.

Glass Clown

These long form enthusiasts are regular performers at The Clubhouse in Los Angeles, California. 

Dad's Garage

Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Dad's Garage is a cornerstone of American improv.

Heavy, hammy, and stylized British performers bring the fun and drama in equal measure.

RN & Cawls

This dynamic duo of Second City alumni perform regularly at Toronto's Comedy Bar. 

Glass Clown

These long form enthusiasts are regular performers at The Clubhouse in Los Angeles, California. 

SPIT Manila

SPIT Manila has been the premiere improv group of the Philippines for over 16 years.

Schedule

Each show takes place at our theatre located on Granville Island in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.