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The Fictionals and Distress Signal join forces for Improv X Sketch on June 26 at Cafe Deux Soleils

Comedy worlds combine on June 26 when The Fictionals and Distress Signal team up for Hot Improv Tuesdays at Cafe Deux Soleils! The two companies will showcase their individual talents, then team-up for an Improv X Sketch form!

Distress Signal Comedy

Distress Signal was created from the weird zany mind of Connor Nechelput and the upright posture of Kenneth Tynan. Their follow-up to their debut show, “Our Mortal Coil”, explores the future with Future Sex, Cyborgs, & Science. Their brand of comedy will keep you guessing and guarantees a good time for all!

Onstage for Distress Signal at Cafe Deux Soleils are:

Juliana de Medeiros

Juliana de Medeiros

Juliana has been acting since the age of six, in both her home country of Brazil, and in Canada. A lover of the stage, Juliana graduated from the John Abbott College Professional Theatre Program in Montreal. Her past roles include Hermia/Snout/Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Nava in the PK Studio Productions short Pass the Salt. When she ain’t sick, she’s crying over puppies.

Travis Friday

Travis Friday

Travis is a local actor, writer and producer from Richmond. He’s been a part of some great productions, such as Psychopomp & Circumstance and Like Psycho Like Son. Currently he’s in the process of producing short films, but he hopes to make you laugh as much as his parents did when he told them he wanted to be an actor.

Ricardo Cunha Pequenino

Ricardo Cunha Pequenino

Ricardo was born a rolling stone. In the evenings he’d cry mama in improv classes in high school – which made for some bohemian rhapsodys. One time he and his graduating Class of improvers went to second city Toronto to take some classes and watch a second city show. Ricardo used to lead multiple improv games in kids camps, practice improv in Prairie Theatre exchange and lastly did some improv exercises in Vancouver Film School.

Kwasi Thomas

Kwasi Thomas

Comedian. Actor. Sweet love maker. His journey of laughter brought him from Montreal to Vancouver. Vancouver to Vegas, and back again. He has represented Montreal at the Just for Laughs Homegrown Stand Up Comedy Competition as well as featured in Vancouver filmed television shows such as “Altered Carbon” and “Green Berets Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse.” As many other successful Canadian humorists, Kwasi lives below a Quiznos on 4th and Main. “It’s rent controlled, and I get all the sesame seeds they don’t use”.

Annahis Basmadjian

Annahis Basmadjian

A proud graduate of UBC’s Creative Writing Program, Annahis now pursues a Master’s of Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh. Her work has been featured in the Commerce Community Program’s Murder Mystery Musical (Psychopomp & Circumstance, 2016) the Cold Reading Series’ 4×3 Festival (Kidnappees, 2017), The Vancouver Fringe Festival 2017 (Rockefeller Evening, 2017) and Distress Signal (Our Mortal Coil, 2018). She enjoys long walks by herself and perpetually staring at blank word documents deep into the night.

Onstage for The Fictionals will be Alan Pavlakovic, Rachel Kent, Tunji Taylor-Lewis, Alex Gullason and Travis Bernhardt! Come laugh the night away with us on June 26 at Cafe Deux Soleils! Doors at 7:30 pm, action starts at 8 pm. Tickets just $7 or $5 for students.

The Fictionals bring cosmos comedy to International Sailor Moon Day: Vancouver 2018 on June 30

The Fictionals are honoured to be performing at International Sailor Moon Day: Vancouver 2018 on Saturday, June 30th at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Downtown Vancouver! The event will offer attendees the opportunity to explore three full rooms, including Sailor Moon screenings, a vendor hall packed with artists and local businesses, a theatre with special performances, activities and more.

We’re onstage with The Improvised Adventures of Sailor Moon Van Expo from 5 to 6 pm, using the themes, worlds and magic of Sailor Moon to inspire our! We’ll also be giving away sweet prizes, including tickets Hot Improv Tuesdays at Cafe Deux Soleils and of course sailor swag!

The Fictionals at Taboo Vancouver 2

This intimate event will shine a light on the WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre expressing the importance of freedom from violence and respect for all individuals. Proceeds will benefit the centre with hopes of educating everyone on this crucial cause.

Tickets for ISMD YVR 2018 are on sale now! And follow our adventures on Twitter and Instagram: @TheFictionals #VRGE)

Sailor Moon Van Expo
Sailor Moon Van Expo poster by Tony Tieu

“I am Sailor Moon, champion of justice! On behalf of the moon, I will right wrongs and triumph over evil, and that means you!

The Fictionals are live at Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo 2018 with two epic shows on June 23

Gamers unite! The Fictionals are back at the Seventh Annual Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo, happening Saturday, June 23 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster! VRGE celebrates everything retro gaming, from classic consoles to rare games and more! There will be panels, cosplay, tournaments and live comedy to enjoy all day!

Cult Following

Cult Following Live with The Fictionals – 2:30 to 3:30 pm in Panel Room 2

Join The Fictionals for a special presentation of Cult Following Live at VRGE 2018! Using the hit party game created by Bravely Told Games right here in Vancouver, the comedians will create new and ridiculous cults and the audience will decide the one true winner! All together now: “The leader is good! The leader is great! We surrender our will as of this date!”

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Improv Antiques Roadshow with The Fictionals – 4:30 to 5:30 pm in Panel Room 1

Dust off those retro games and vintage collectible treasures! The Fictionals are live at VRGE 2018 to tell you all about your hidden treasures in the Improv Antiques Roadshow! Our gaming historians will tell you all about your tchotchkes and keepsakes, then use them to inspire the comedy scenes! What will we discover this time? It’s up to you!

Tickets for Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo are on sale now! And follow our adventures on Twitter and Instagram: @TheFictionals #VRGE

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