Why I Wish I’d Done Improv as a Teen

This year, I had the immense privilege of coaching a youth improv team, from Nepean High School, for the Canadian Improv Games (CIG). It was a fascinating experience to share my particular improv expertise (mostly drawn from Second City, New… Read More

Quest Friends Forever and The Fake News Show at Ottawa Fringe Festival!

We are super pumped that members of the Improv Embassy family will be taking part in one of the most exciting theatre festivals in Ottawa! Yes, we’ve got two very, very different shows heading to the Ottawa Fringe Festival in… Read More

Improv comedy takes on Riverdale, X-Men…and standup

We here at the Improv Embassy are super excited to debut three brand-new shows this weekend! On Saturday night, to honour Free Comic Book Day, we’ve got The Comic Book Show, featuring loving improv-comedy tributes to RIVERDALE and the X-MEN…. Read More

Improv for Everyone!

In anticipation of our May/June term, the Improv Embassy is starting an inclusion initiative, which involves raising funds for our Inclusion Scholarship (click here to apply for our upcoming classes before April 30), as well as specialized programming beginning in… Read More

Introducing: The Shit Hot Shit Show

Deborah Ring is the creator of the new monthly Shit Hot Shit Show. She teaches the Embassy’s sketch comedy writing and performance classes. In a town of public servants, an underground sketch comedy scene may seem like a non-starter. Well,… Read More

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