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VJ Delos-Reyes gets horrible at Improv Against Humanity on May 16 at Rio Theatre

Improv Against Humanity takes over the Rio Theatre on May 16 for another epic evening of comedy, prizes, and more! Joining us for our Marvelous May special is the talented VJ Delos-Reyes!

VJ Delos-Reyes

VJ Delos-Reyes

VJ Delos-Reyes is an ensemble member and tech improviser with Vancouver TheatreSports, and has been performing with the company since 2005. He has coached improv around British Columbia, and performed sketch with Fresh Off The Boat comedy Jam. VJ can also be seen in film and TV shows such as Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, The Killing, and Psych.

Who will be the next Most Horrible Person?

We’re excited to welcome VJ as we crown the next Most Horrible Person at The Rio Theatre on Wednesday, May 16! Sign-up for the chance to play in our live audience tournament and it could be you! Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm, and tickets for #IAHatRIO: Marvelous May are on sale now.

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Ask Me Anything: Nerdlesque Queen Fairlith Harvey from Geekenders shares her stories on May 15

Burlesque dancer, producer and actor Fairlith Harvery is our special guest for Ask Me Anything Improv at Cafe Deux Soleils on May 15! She will share tales from her work with the Geekenders, and answer your questions!

Fairlith Harvey

Who is Fairlith Harvey?

Fairlith Harvey is the artistic director of Geekenders fandom theatre and nerdlesque troupe. On her ‘free’ nights, she runs Vancouver, BC’s Rocky Horror shadow cast, and performs at and hosts events all over the Pacific Northwest. “Vancouver’s acknowledged nerdlesque queen.” (Link Magazine).

Who are the Geekenders?

Geekenders, called a “cult sensation” by Daily Hive, is British Columbia’s pre-eminent geeky theatrical and event troupe. Producing ‘nerdlesque’ shows, plays, variety shows, fandom-based parties, and mini conventions, Geekenders is, first and foremost, about community. They strive to make sure everyone who attends a Geekenders event or participates in the online community feels heard, accepted, comfortable, and safe. Geekenders’ emphasis is always going to be about providing a quirky, interesting evening full of art, socializing and dancing for those who might not otherwise spend their Friday at a party.

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So come join the fun!

Ask Me Anything on May 15 is part of out at Hot Improv Tuesdays series at Cafe Deux Soleils! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8:00 pm, and tickets just $7 or $5 for students!

Ali Frogatt and Andrew Job join Improv Against Humanity on April 18 at Rio Theatre

Oh the HUMANITY! We’re excited to welcome two amazing guests to join Improv Against Humanity on Wednesday, April 18 at Rio Theatre: Ali Frogatt and Andrew Job!

Ali Frogatt

Ali Frogatt began her improv career at Loose Moose Theatre, and spent the last 10 years performing and studying with impro gurus Keith Johnstone, Dennis Cahill, Rebecca Northan, and Shawn Kinley. She has performed in Den Andre Teaterfestivalen, Improvaganza, Vancouver International Improv Festival, and is the founder and Artistic Director of the Canmore International Improv Festival.

Ali has performed and taught across Canada as well as in Norway, Holland, and the United Arab Emirates. She works frequently with Rebecca Northan’s Spontaneous Theatre, and has also appeared in Undercover (Tarragon Theatre) and An Undiscovered Shakespeare (Stratford Festival) She is thrilled to be joining the cast of Blind Date and begin her training in the iconic role of Mimi at ArtsClub Vancouver in November 2018.

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Andrew Job is an actor and comedian who currently performs improv at Vancouver TheatreSports, where he has played the lead in their successful mainstage show Christmas Queen and weekly as part of Rookie Night. Andrew started improvising in high school as part of the Canadian Improv Games and has gone on to perform at Vancouver International Improv Festival, The Fictionas, Blind Tiger’s Little Mountain Gallery, Fortune Sound Club, The China Cloud, Instant Theatre, and numerous charity and corporate events. He is also part of the local improv/sketch comedy duo Those Guys where he performs, co-writes, and co-directs online and live sketches and short films.

Come party with Ali, Andrew and all of us at The Rio Theatre on Wednesay, April 18! Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm, and tickets for #IAHatRIO: Spring Fling are on sale now.

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