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Big City Improv Festival

November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

$12 – $65
Big City Improv Festival

The Big City Improv Festival (BCIF) is happy to announce programming for the seventh annual festival. Big City Improv Festival, Canada’s largest improv showcase, will present the best improvisers from across North America. It happens from November 16 – 24, 2018 on three stages in Toronto.

The 7th Annual Big City Improv Festival will feature over 300 performers from across North America. Highlights include The Black Version, an all African American improv team featuring comedy veterans Jordan Black, Cedric Yarbrough, Gary Anthony Williams, Daniele Gaither, Phil Lamar, and Nyima Funk. Joe Bill, a legendary improviser from Chicago; The Sufferettes, with Kayla Lorette and Becky Johnson. Tim Baltz, as seen on Drunk History and Shrink; Amy and Tom, repping Vancouver’s Blind Tiger comedy venue. Match Game with Mark Little; and Toronto favourites such as Catch 23, TallBoyz II Men, Illusionoid, Kinsey Fail, The Lusty Mannequins and more!

The full schedule for BCIF, including shows, panel discussions with industry leaders, community builders, teachers, and performers, is now online HERE.

About Big City Improv Festival

The Big City Improv Festival, was created by executive director Adrianne Gagnon in 2011. It is Canada’s largest gathering of improvisers with marquee headliners, local showcases, public workshops and industry panels. Alumni includes Scott Adsit, Phil LaMarr, Colin Mochrie, Maribeth Monroe, Lauren Ash, National Theatre of the World, and more.


November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am
November 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
$12 – $65
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