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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!

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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.”

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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