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 8, 2016 by

The Improv Embassy is in the news! Our opening was featured on the cover of Thursday’s Metro Ottawa: “Could it be that Ottawa isn’t the city fun forgot, but the city that funny people abandoned? Three improv performers in Ottawa… Read More

Oct 11, 2016 by

We are super excited that Embassy improvisers will be hitting the stages at two festivals in the next few weeks. The seven members of the Embassy faculty — Angus, Chris, Dani, Deborah, Josef, Leslie and Val — will be performing… 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

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 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

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

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