Whoa! The Improv Embassy is moving!

At the Improv Embassy, we’re always up for something new! After a great time in our second-floor studio on Rideau Street, we are on the lookout for a new home that will be even bigger and better than ever. In… Read More

Summer Study Groups!

Since we’ll be taking a break from our longform classes till the fall, our Summer Study program is a great way to keep learning, practice theory from class, and stay engaged with the community. Like a regular class, your group… Read More

Kevin McDonald (of Kids In The Hall) is coming to town!

For some of us at the Embassy, one of our first (and biggest) comedy influences is The Kids In The Hall, a troupe of sketch and improv comedians who came out of Toronto in the late 1980s to take TV… Read More

Education, inclusion, moving away and more: the OIF2018 panel talks

One of the highlights of improv festivals is the chance to meet and talk with performers from all over. During the recent Ottawa Improv Festival, we gathered a panel of performers from different cities for a casual discussion:┬áKirsten┬áRasmussen (co-founder of… Read More

OIF2018 was a blast!

We had SO MUCH FUN at the 2018 Ottawa Improv Festival, we can’t even tell you. We brought together dozens of performers from Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Guelph and Boston, hundreds of audience members (we SOLD OUT again!!) and reveled in… Read More

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