News Archive

That’s a wrap!

March 13th 2017

What a wonderful week! We saw amazing performers from Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Chicago, and made some unforgettable memories. Thank you so much to the audiences who braved the cold to once again SELL OUT the Arts Court Theatre. Thank… Read More

Let’s get this started!

March 8th 2017

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

The Third Annual SHELARIOUS!

March 3rd 2017

For the third year in a row, we are hosting a night celebrating female and non-binary comedic voices called SHELARIOUS and we would love for you to join us! (You can book tickets here) This year, for the first time,… Read More

Learn From The Best!

February 22nd 2017

We’re bringing in some killer improvisers for the festival, who will show us a thing or two on stage. But why not show us a thing or two off stage, too? We’re very excited to have FIVE (yes, FIVE) workshops… Read More

More Amazing Acts!

February 19th 2017

We are only a few weeks away from the festival, and we are thrilled to announce that Montreal’s Easy Action will be performing on closing night! These guys create a live action movie on the spot that has to be… Read More

Call for volunteers!

February 13th 2017

The Ottawa Improv Festival is a special weekend dedicated to celebrating the art of improvisational comedy, and it is entirely organized and run by volunteers! If you’re looking for a fun way to get involved and see shows for free,… Read More

Announcing the headliners of the 2017 Ottawa Improv Festival!

February 11th 2017

We are so excited to announce three headliners of the 2017 Ottawa Improv Festival! Get your tickets for the March 8-11 shows now before they sell out (Book Here), and stay tuned for more details of the full lineup. In… Read More

Submit to the 2017 Ottawa Improv Festival!

January 12th 2017

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