All Shows

International TheatreSports Festival Shows (October 15-20)

Groups Bookings & Festival Passes

Festival Passes are a great way to see the shows you want and save at the same time. Choose from three value-priced options.

TheatreSports™ Summit

Seven nights of TheatreSports matches featuring the original four companies to perform Keith Johnstone's legendary format.

Maestro Impro™

A crash-and-burn elimination style show where audiences help to determine the improv 'Maestro' of the night! Created by Keith Johnstone.

Le Roundabout

A fully improvised contemporary play dealing with relationships, modern living and the change that happens when we commit to what we want.

Gorilla Theatre™

An advanced improv format with a 'live gorilla' where improvisers direct scenes for 'bananas' from the audience. Created by Keith Johnstone.


Watch as improvisers create exciting new stories and parallel worlds that will change the way we see the spaces around us.

Ok Tinder – International Edition

VTS ensemble members & international delegates present a global take on the trials, tribulations and triumphs of dating in the digital age.

The Bechdel Test

Step away from the familiar to explore the complexities, relationships, and stories of women.


An improvised staged biography of a guest’s life, the results of which are both hilarious and deeply moving. Developed by Keith Johnstone.

Play Unscripted

An improvised contemporary play created from scratch – no pre-set genre, no guidelines, and no safety net. Directed by Dan O'Connor.

The Ferocious Four

A bad-ass improvised tale of action, power, and heroines with an all-female cast. Directed by Laura Doorneweerd (Netherlands).

El Jaguar’s Fiesta City Bus Tour

Piñatas. Poppers. Parties. Jump on a bus with masked Mexican Luchador El Jaguar for an “alternative facts” tour of Vancouver.

Frisky Friday – Adults Only Comedy

An all-star cast of VTS ensemble members and visiting international improvisers explore the funny side of naughty.

The Time is Now

Using the craft of improv and comedy to create a satiric, criticizing and vigilant show inspired by a current topic. Directed by Inbal Lori.

The Toys Strike Back!

A thrilling improvised performance based on the toys and stories that kids bring to the show. Created by Det Andre Teatret of Norway.

Masks Unleashed

A spontaneous and radical form of improv that wrangles the impulses and imaginations of masked performers and builds them into a story.

Our Play

Featuring the diverse approaches of two internationally renowned impro teachers and performers – Patti Stiles and Joe Bill.

Regular Programming (From October 22)


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

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Jump into 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene.

The Late Show – Adult Only Improv Comedy

We're taking the furry hand-cuffs off our improvisers to present edgy, uncensored improv comedy for adults 19+.

Rookie Night

Rookie Nights feature our Rookie League players, who have all successfully completed improv training via the Improv Comedy Institute.

Spooktober – Dare to Laugh

A limited-run, seasonal celebration of all things eerie featuring three different shows and a special event. Dare to laugh October 22 – 31.

Halloween Howl

A special evening of costumed performers, denizens of the dark, palm reading, Poe poems, potions and poisons, and laughter. Oct 26 at 7:30pm

Merry Kissmas – A Royal Romance

Join us for seasonal mirth and merriment from Nov 20 through Dec 24 as the VTS Channel presents an improvised holiday romantic comedy.

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