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Runs from Tuesday January 2 2018 to Sunday January 21 2018

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


The Improv Centre
1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver BC V6H 3S4

Event Notes

× January 2nd through 21st we rock the laughs with our annual TheatreSports Festival, Throwdown (formerly called The Massacre).

January 2 through 13th sees local teams compete in a classic TheatreSports™ round robin competition. The laughs start to flow based on suggestions from the audience and things can quickly become quite partisan as audience members root for their favourite performers. As in all classic TheatreSports™ matches, the final outcome is determined by audience judges scoring each of the ‘games’ within a match. The team with the most points wins.

January 16th through 21st we welcome top notch international teams around North America. This year’s international line-up features:
SAK Comedy Lab – Orlando, Florida -Two-time Festival Champions (2016 & 2017)
Improv Boston – Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Future – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Upfront Theatre – Bellingham, Washington
Curious Comedy Theater - Portland, Oregon

The last evening, January 21st, sees the winners of the international competitions play with the local victors from the previous week in a winner-takes-all laugh fest.

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