18th International Festival of Improv
About The Show

18th International Festival of Improv

The theme for this year’s festival is “Serious Play” which will explore, celebrate and reinvigorate the act of playing in our work with each other and the audience

This year's Festival will feature improvisers from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Slovenia, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, Italy, Canada and the United States.

Unexpected Productions' audiences will have the unique opportunity to see these International masters of improv during evening performances throughout the week.

Wednesday 6/25  Showcase 8:30
From the Three Little Pigs to the Three Stooges, three has always been an important number in comedy, theatre, and storytelling. There is magic in threes, especially when they are improv artists from around the globe. Come see multiple trios of international teams take the stage.

Thursday 6/26 Translation 8:30
During Translation, performers improvise in their native tongue. Someone may be speaking Japanese to someone who speaks German or Italian! Even though, the audience may not speak the language, they will understand the communication transpiring

Friday & Saturday 6/27 & 28 Serious
Play  Improv  8:30 PM
This improv will be based on festival's theme, "Serious Play,  which will explore, celebrate and reinvigorate the act of playing in our work with each other and the audienceday.

Friday/Saturday International Theatresports 10:30
6/27 - 6/28
International Theatresports, two teams of improvisers standoff against each other in a competition of wits scored by a panel of judges! This high-energy, fast-paced show is theater, sports, comedy, and improv theatre all rolled into one. This weekend's Theatresports will have an international flair, in which foreign and domestic teams battle it out for "improv world domination."

Tickets for individual shows are $15 and $30 for an all-festival pass.

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