Feb 11, 2017 by

The 2017 Ottawa Improv Festival is only a month away! We’ve been working hard to bring you a very fun weekend, and it all starts with our three headlining groups. Head on over to the OIF website for more info… Read More

Feb 25, 2017 by

By Chris Klippenstein. Chris (right, in picture) is a writer, improviser and graduate student at the University of Toronto. I love improv because it only lives for a moment. It’s there, then it’s gone. That’s what makes it exciting. Although… Read More

Mar 8, 2017 by

The Ottawa Improv Festival starts tonight and we can’t wait to see you! If you’re looking for more information about the festival, check out producers Val and Simon on CTV Ottawa’s Morning Live or read about us in Metro. See… Read More

Mar 15, 2017 by

Thank you thank you thank you to the wonderful performers, the hundreds of audience members and the amazingly dedicated team of volunteers who made the 2017 Ottawa Improv Festival a big success! Seriously, it was an incredible week and we’ll… Read More

Mar 20, 2017 by

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

May 3, 2017 by

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

May 13, 2017 by

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

Jun 26, 2017 by

We’re not going to lie — this was a heck of a busy month at the Embassy and we’re all looking forward to getting some much-needed R & R this summer. What made it so busy? Festivals! The Improv Embassy… Read More

Aug 1, 2017 by

The Improv Embassy is starting student teams this fall! Prerequisites: If you are enrolled in our September/October 201 class or higher (or have completed 401), you are eligible to audition for our fall student teams. Once teams are assembled, they… Read More

Aug 15, 2017 by

Coko & Daphney, fresh off OFF-JFL this summer (the “edgy sibling” of Montreal’s Just For Laughs), are coming back to Ottawa and we are so excited to have them. They’ll be headlining a show to raise funds for the Improv… Read More