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Teaming up with Toronto’s Cassie Cao for Pop-Up Comedy Jam on June 4 at Cafe Deux Soleils

Pop-Up Comedy Jam kicks off a jubilant June at Cafe Deux Soleils on Tuesday, June 4! Our specal guest for The Improv & Stand-Up Mashup this week is Cassie Cao from Toronto!

Cassie Cao

Cassie Cao is a Canadian Comedy Award nominated standup comedian and improviser based in Toronto. She was a recipient of the 2018 NBC Second City Diversity Fellowship, and she is now teaching and understudying with the Second City Education Company.

Cassie performs standup across Canada with Yuk Yuk’s and has been featured on Sirius XM’s Top Comic, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, Toronto Sketchfest, Big City Improvfest, Camp Wavelength Festival, the Mirvish CAA Theatre, and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Her satirical writing can be seen published on CBC Comedy. Follow her on social media @thecassiecao.

Cassie’s stand-up will inspire the improvisers along with your suggestions, so come join the action! Hot Improv Tuesdays on June 4 starts at 8 pm (doors at 7:30 pm), and tickets are just $7 or $5 for students!

Ask Me Anything: storyteller Jo Dworschak joins us at Cafe Deux Soleils on August 21

Everyone has a story to tell, and we’re excited to hear Jo Dworschak’s when the storyteller and producer joins us on August 21 for Ask Me Anything!

Jo Dworschak

Jo Dworschak’s an award winning storyteller, broadcaster, comedian and writer. She’s best known for Story Story Lie, a Storytelling gameshow where comedians share devious stories, one of which are a lie and the audience gets to interrogate them. Season 3 starts September 5th at The Rio Theatre.

In addition Jo is a non-fiction writer and 2017 graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Writer’s Studio. In 2015 she was a finalist for BC’s Funniest Female and won Best Solo Show for Oh Man at the Montana Fringe Festival. She also hosts Weekly Stories at the Drive Coffee Bar and Coop Radio’s LGBTQ show Out and About in Canada.

We’re excited to chat with Jo at Hot Improv Tuesdays at Cafe Deux Soleils on Tuesday, August 21! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8:00 pm, and tickets just $7 or $5 for students!


Comedy, Cake and Conversation at Cafe Deux Soleils on June 19

Ask Me Anything Improv returns to Cafe Deux Soleils on June 19, and this month we’re premiering a new segment called Cake & Conversation! One interesting audience member will join us onstage for a slice and a story!

Piece of Cake

Do you have a fun job? Have you been on a life-changing trip? Do you enjoy a fascinating hobby that more people should know about? We want you to come up onstage and tell us and the audience all about it! Plus you’ll enjoy a slice of tasty Cafe Deux Soleils cake!

We’ll also be performing a fun mix of improv games and scenes inspired by audience questions! Every week is a brand new comedy experience, so come on down June 19! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm. Hot Improv Tuesdays tickets just $7 / $5 for students.

Ask You Anything crowd