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Ask Me Anything: Tim Mah of Danzkool teaches The Fictionals to dance on February 21

The Fictionals get intimate and interactive with Vancouver’s movers and shakers at R/Improv, starting on Tuesday, February 21 with dance teacher to the stars Tim Mah!


Tim is the founder of Danzkool, and BC Champion and Canadian Championships Finalist in 10 Dance and Latin American categories. He coached actor Jamie Dornan for a dance scene in the movie “Fifty Shades Of Grey”, taught background extras to dance Fox Trot in “Step Up: All In”, and rehearsed with Alan Thicke for a ‘pas de deux’ in the TV-series “J-Pod”.

Tim mission is to take the angst out of learning to dance. Whether it’s leading a flash mob of 2,000 people at a TEDx conference, or teaching high school students to ballroom dance, he’s ready to have fun. After all, “We are born to move – let’s do it with confidence and style.”


We’re excited to sit down for a live AMA with Tim at Cafe Deux Soleils to learn about his dance journey, hear some Hollywood stories, and even get an impromptu dance lesson. Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8:00 pm, and tickets just $7 or $5 for students! More info on Hot Improv Tuesdays here!

Pop-Up Comedy Jam features Amber Harper-Young on February 7 at Cafe Deux Soleils

Pop-Up Comedy Jam returns on February 7 for our Improv and Stand-Up mashup! Joining us onstage at Cafe Deux Soleils this month is the talented Amber Harper-Young!


Amber Harper-Young studied and performed comedy in Toronto with various theatres and troupes, and is a graduate of Second City’s Conservatory Program. She was nominated for the Tim Sims Award in 2010 for Stand-Up and was a finalist in BC’s Funniest Female competition in 2014. Her performing highlights include EuroTrash in Melbourne and the Del Close Marathon in New York.

Amber is a nationally-touring Yuk Yuks comedian and co-hosts Vancouverite, a monthly show being featured at JFL NorthWest on February 18. Her absurd colourful style of self-deprecating comedy is based on her upbringing and adult life.

Pop-Up Comedy Jam also features a mix of improvisers from across Vancouver performing classic improv games and modern comedy hits! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8:00 pm, and tickets just $7 or $5 for students! More info on Hot Improv Tuesdays here!


Valentine’s Day Destruction on February 14 combines passion and punchlines at Cafe Deux Soleils

A Valentine’s Day event so extreme, it only takes place once every five years!

This February 14, you’re invited to a special Vancouver Improv Fight Club where The Fictionals & Friends break hearts and funny bones at Cafe Deux Soleils! The stage will run red as two teams of Cupids battle for the audience’s affection! Plus there will be award-winning comedy, chocolate hearts, and a special presentation of TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs!


Onstage will be John Voth, Julia Helen Church , Alan Pavlakovic, Julia Lank, Brad Rossington, Racquel Belmonte and host Daniel Chai. Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8:00 pm. Tickets just $7 or $5 for students. Whether you’re on a first date, celebrating an anniversary, or looking for love in a funny place, come join the fun at Valentine’s Day Destruction!