Vancouver

Vancouver TheatreSports League

  • 1502 Duranleau Street
  • The Improv Centre
  • Vancouver, BC V6H 3S4
  • Phone: 604.738.7013 Ext. 22

BC's #1 improv comedy company & six-time world champions, the Vancouver TheatreSports League (VTSL)presents hilarious live improv comedy theatre Wednesday through Sunday at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. The Improv Centre has its own bar & lounge overlooking the Marina, guests may enjoy beverages during the performances in the theatre. A number of different show formats are offered. VTSL performs 11 shows a week, 5 nights a week, 52 weeks a year. Show times: Wednesday & Thursday at 7:30 and 9:15 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. Sunday at 7:30 p.m. VNo two VTSL performances are ever the same as the improvisers rely on audience suggestions to create the plot and move the action forward.Expect lots of laughs, and memorable entertainment for the whole family, a romantic date, or a group of best friends. Visit www.vtsl.com to reserve your seats tonight.

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday until September 1, 2018

July 5 - September 1 The Improv Centre, Vancouver TheatreSports League (Granville Island) Avocado Toast – Vancouver Grown, Organic Free-Range Comedy pokes fun at YVR and its stereotypes. Vancouver is known internationally for its spectacular beauty, friendly citizens and vibrant multi-cultural milieu. Beneath the glossy surface lies a complicated and eccentric city ripe for parody. In a series of vignettes VTS's quick-witted improvisers lampoon such local stereotypes as our obsession with fitness (Grouse Grind or… more

Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches. Using audience suggestions to fuel scenes, teams must create totally improvised situations on the spot. Each TheatreSports match is overseen by a referee. More than just a whimsical host, the ref will slap the improvisers with penalties & jabs, or reward them with bonuses as he/she sees fit. And round after grueling round, the audience votes for the best scenes & the… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday

Vancouver TheatreSports® League’s Rookie Night puts our up and coming Improvisers to the test in front of a hungry crowd. Don't let the name fool you, these are the future stars of tomorrow. Vancouver TheatreSports® League has a history of fostering some of the funniest minds of our time. Many of our rookies have moved on to be the next big thing in the North American entertainment scene. Bring a couple of friends and cheer on our “stars of tomorrow”! Sundays @ 7:30pm Vancouver TheatreSports League (Granville Island)… more

Recurring weekly on Wednesday

OK Tinder - Swipe Right Comedy Vancouver TheatreSports pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with our latest late-night show, OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy. Most single Vancouverites have a tale or two to tell about their experiences with on-line dating. Join us Wednesday nights at 9:15p.m. as our improvisers 'match up' to turn the good, the bad and the ludicrous of Vancouver's dating scene into 60 minutes of side-splitting laughter. Don't have a date? No problem! Come anyway, you might meet your… more

September always feels like the 'real' New Year – summer vacation is over and it's the start of the academic year. It doesn't matter if you are a student or have been out of school for decades, the feeling still persists. Vancouver TheatreSports (VTS) honours the beginning of fall with a special improv show dedicated to school days. Back to School TheatreSports takes classic TheatreSports short form improv 'games' and adapts them to parody classroom clichés and cliques (some things never change). Instead of the… more