The Big Picture – An Improvised Movie

Experience all your favourite movies in one hilarious mashup this summer as we pay tribute to the mega movie

TheatreSports™

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

Improv After Dark

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

Off Leash

We're letting the ensemble run free with nothing to hold back their comedic creativity. Starting July 6 enjoy Half Price Hilarity Wednesdays
Improv Comedy Institute
Register for ICI's Core Series, Improv Gym classes, and more.
Register for ICI's Core Series, Improv Gym classes, and more.
Canada Day Notice
Purchase your tickets online at tickets.vtsl.com or at our Box Office from 6p.m. onwards.
Purchase your tickets online at tickets.vtsl.com or at our Box Office from 6p.m. onwards.
Gift Certificates
Give the gift of laughter. Perfect for every occasion.
Give the gift of laughter. Perfect for every occasion.
Group Tickets
Groups of 12 or more get a discount. Easy to order online and save. Book now. More info? 604.738.7013 ext. 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 ext. 21 / services@vtsl.com.
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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