Aug 2, 2016 by

As the Improv Embassy prepares to open its doors, we’ve got two cool performance opportunities to share! (With more to come??) First, we are looking for improvisers who have an interest in hosting shows. Hosting is a whole skill on… Read More

Sep 3, 2016 by

After weeks of getting ready, we’ve finally got things set up and we can’t wait to show you! We had a little shindig on Sept. 1 for our amazing team of volunteers and we have a public open house coming… Read More

Oct 13, 2016 by

Rich Hilborn is an improviser and the creator of QFF:  I came up with the original idea for Quest Friends Forever: A D&D Improv Show in May. I learned a lot in the process and I want to share some… Read More

Oct 23, 2016 by

Next Saturday, Oct. 29, we’ve got two fun events going on! At noon, we’re holding a special free drop-in workshop for anyone who’s wanted to try improv. It’ll be a lot of fun and a perfect time to dip your… Read More

Oct 30, 2016 by

Thanks for everyone who came out to our free drop-in on Saturday! The room was packed and we had a ton of fun. For anyone who’d like to know about the next one, sign up for our monthly newsletter. It… Read More

Nov 16, 2016 by

Big shout-out to the Montreal Improv Festival, where our faculty performed last Friday night. We had an absolute blast, and got to watch a ton of talented improvisers from Montreal, Toronto, Florida, Boston and more. Mprov, you did good! #improvface… Read More

Nov 23, 2016 by

Vinny Francois is co-founder and business director of Montreal Improv. Vinny, a specialist in narrative improv, was in Ottawa last weekend to showcase a format he performs with fellow performer Katie Pagnucco: The Rewind, a story told in reverse. Vinny… Read More

Dec 9, 2016 by

We’re growing and we need your help! The Improv Embassy is a registered non-profit, founded and run by volunteers, dedicated to supporting, growing and building a community in Ottawa for improv and sketch comedy. We’ve had a fantastic first few… Read More

Jan 4, 2017 by

Angus MacDonald is an instructor at the Improv Embassy and co-creator of Quest Friends Forever: A D&D Improv Show. Since my first year of college, I have been playing table-top RPGs (role-playing games) like Dungeons & Dragons once a week with… Read More

Jan 8, 2017 by

It’s a new year, which means there’s a new Ottawa Improv Festival coming up. We’ve already started work on this year’s fest to follow up on 2016’s sold-out shows and we’re still looking for some more awesome performers. Sound like… Read More