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

Aug 26, 2017 by

We are very excited to kick off Truth In Performance, our comedy event celebrating inclusivity, today at Arts Court Theatre! We were also very very excited to talk to the good folks at CBC Radio about issues around creating an… Read More

Aug 28, 2017 by

What does an inclusive comedy scene look like? And if we don’t have one now, how do we make one? The Improv Embassy hosted a panel discussion on Saturday that addressed these issues, part of our day-long “Truth In Performance”… Read More

Nov 19, 2017 by

It’s been quite a year for us and improv festivals — the Improv Embassy team produced the sold-out Ottawa Improv Festival in March, then travelled to perform in New York City (Del Close Marathon), Toronto (Big City Improv Festival) and… Read More

Feb 2, 2018 by

We are so excited to announce the 2018 Ottawa Improv Festival! This year’s fest is happening March 1 to 3, 2018, at Arts Court Theatre. Find out more on our website, including schedule and ticket info.

Mar 8, 2018 by

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