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Proud of You charges into Vancouver Improv Fight Club on August 9

Heads up, comedy fight fans: the next Vancouver Improv Fight Club at Cafe Deux Soleils is coming up fast on August 9, and it’s going to be a slobberknocker! The rising stars Proud of You are battling against Curiouser & Curiouser.

Proud Of You 2

Proud of You is Brett Skillen, Denea Campbell, Richard Lott, Maarten Bayliss, Amar Singh and Stacey McLachlan. The sketch and improv group met on their first day of improv class and have been best friends ever since. Performing monthly at Little Mountain Gallery, they end their shows with a fun and flashy improv set incorporating elements of sketch comedy and their undying love for each other. They will also be featured at the upcoming 2016 Vancouver International Improv Festival in October.

Who will be the VIFC champion this month? Join us at Cafe Deux Soleils and decide for yourself. Doors at 7:30 pm, action starts at 8 pm. Tickets just $7 or $5 for students.

After VIFC make sure to stick around for The Open Challenge starting at 9:45 pm! The comedy mixer is a chance for all anyone to jump onstage at Cafe Deux Soleils and play improv games with The Fictionals. No matter your skill level or background, we invite you to come jam with us in a fun and supportive environment! Sign-up at 9:30 pm!

The Open Challenge

Test your might with Vancouver Improv Fight Club and The Open Challenge

Calling all comedians. A special Vancouver Improv Fight Club goes down at Cafe Deux Soleils on July 12, and you’re invited to join the action.


First up is a VIFC grudge match between Grad School Improv (pictured above) and Puzzles & Puns at 8:00pm. GSI has been entertaining audiences since 2014 with long-form narrative, serialized shows such as Point Grey’s Anatomy. You can find GSI at Little Mountain Gallery on the third Friday of each month with their current hit, Murder On The West Coast Express.

Then stick around for The Open Challenge, an epic improv mixer starting at 9:45pm. Whether you’re a newer improviser, a veteran performer, or have never stepped onstage in your life, we invite you to jam on games and scenes in a fun, supportive environment. Sign-up at 9:30 pm!

Will you make a new friend or meet a comic foe? Come throw your best knockout punchline in VIFC: The Open Challenge!