TheatreSports™

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches.

Firecracker!

Dynamite Ladies. Explosive Comedy. Our all-female show featuring some of the best improvisers in Canada. Enjoy this show at half-price.

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

The good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene. Enjoy this show at half-price with Half Price Hilarity.

Improv After Dark

Things heat up with this edgy 60 minutes of non-stop, fast-paced no-holds-barred comedy for grown-ups.

Throwdown – International TheatreSports Festival

VTSL will rock the laughs with our annual TheatreSports Festival. International teams are from a far afield as Oslo, Norway & Mumbai, India
Group Tickets
Groups of 12 or more get a discount. Easy to order online and save. Book now. More info? 604.738.7013 x 21 / services@vtsl.com
Groups of 12 or more get a discount. Easy to order online and save. Book now. More info? 604.738.7013 x 21 / services@vtsl.com
Improv Comedy Institute
Improve your life with improv. Register for ICI courses today, including Spontaneity for beginners.
Improve your life with improv. Register for ICI courses today, including Spontaneity for beginners.
Gift Certificates
Give the gift of laughter. VTSL gift certificates are perfect for any occasion. Available online and at the box office.
Give the gift of laughter. VTSL gift certificates are perfect for any occasion. Available online and at the box office.
Rookie Night
Catch the stars of tomorrow before the become famous – a mix of classic games and new formats.
Catch the stars of tomorrow before the become famous – a mix of classic games and new formats.

Bringing you laughter in the spur of the moment.

Vancouver TheatreSports® League is a unique professional theatre organization dedicated to the growth and exploration of exceptional improv-based work for the purpose of challenging and inspiring the community.

Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) began in 1980 and is now an award-winning theatre company, and a pillar of the Vancouver comedy scene.  VTSL produces some of the most daring and innovative improv anywhere with a style that is a highly theatrical fusion of the dramatic elements of comedy and tragedy coupled with the enthusiasm and edge-of-your-seat excitement of professional sport.

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The Improv Comedy Institute

The ICI is the official education division of the Vancouver TheatreSports League. With us, you will learn the VTSL style of improv that has launched the careers of Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Ellie Harvie, Nancy Robertson and more.

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Our Venue - The Improv Centre

Nestled at the entrance to Granville Island, at 1502 Duranleau Street across from the Kids’ Only Market, the Improv Centre opened its doors in the spring of 2010 as the official home of The Vancouver TheatreSports™ League.

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From memorable company holiday parties and client appreciation events to innovative corporate training.

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Improv for Business

VTSL Corporate Training uses techniques of improvisation as tools to strengthen and develop teamwork, communication, creativity and innovation. The result: leaders, teams and organizations with the creative and interpersonal skills to manage the unexpected and meet change rapidly.

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