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Celebrate Canada Day 2017 with The Fictionals and AniRevo at Vancouver Convention Centre!

Wear your finest red & whites and come celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with your friends The Fictionals and AniRevo! On Saturday July 1st, we will be part of the AniRevo Canada Day event at Vancouver Convention Centre West, featuring a cosplay fashion show, Lovelive Idol, and a special Improv X Canada comedy set at 4 pm!

Improv X Canada aka Maple Mayhem will be inspired by the newsmakers, sights and history of our beautiful country! The performers for this 60-minute show will be Daniel Chai (The Fictionals) Gregory Milne (The Radical), Laurence Chong (Union Jacked), Montana Rosalle (House of Haus), Emily Bordignon (The Radical), Beth Rudkin (Union Jacked / The Radical), Brad Duffy (Instant Theatre / Sin Peaks) and Tia Jeannette (Instant Theatre / Wedding Party).

Canada Day

The stage will be in Ballroom A of Vancouver Convention Centre West, and AniRevo Canada Day is free to attend. So come join the fun! You can also learn about the upcoming AniRevo Summer event that we will be a part of, and pick up discounted tickets too!

Then stick around for the fireworks in the evening! Happy Canada 150, everyone!

Canada Day Fireworks

Improv X Canada welcomes Vinny Francois from Montreal Improv to Maple Mayhem on June 27

We continue our Canada 150 comedy celebrations on Tuesday, June 27 with Improv X Canada: Maple Mayhem Pt. 2 at Cafe Deux Soleils! Joining us for the fun is our cross-country special guest, Vinny Francois!

Vinny is an improv teacher, performer, director at Montreal Improv. He is a producer for Mprov: The Montreal Improv Festival & co-created the improv suggestion site can-i-get-a.com.

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Vinny also runs Canada’s biggest scavenger hunt, Impossible Montréal, curates the blog Gems of Wikipedia and does a bit of writing for McSweeney’s. He also likes high-fives, cakes and fireplaces.

We met Vinny at last year’s Vancouver International Improv Festival, and we’re honoured to have him join us for Hot Improv Tuesdays! Come join the fun on June 27 – doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8:00 pm, and tickets just $7 or $5 for students!

Vinny Francois