Impro Allegro: Shane Steward joins us for a comedy concert at Cafe Deux Soleils on November 20

The Comedy Concert returns to Cafe Deux Soleils on Tuesday, November 20! Joining us for Impro Allegro this month is Shane Steward!

Shane Steward

Shane Steward is an Ontario-born musician of over 15 years who recently made the move out to Vancouver. Since arriving he has performed his solo acoustic act and a one man rock show on stages all over the city. His sets consist of originals off his two albums, “HumanKind” and “The Beginning”, as well as metal covers of pop songs, which can be found on Youtube.

Shane will play a few songs, plus help inspire scenes during Hot Improv Tuesdays! Come join the fun at Cafe Deux Soleils! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm. Tickets just $7 or $5 at the door!

(Photo by Visions In Pixels)

UBC Improv and TWU 11:07 face off at Vancouver Improv Fight Club on November 13 at Cafe Deux Soleils

One of our favourite annual events returns to Cafe Deux Soleils on Tuesday, November 13 when UBC Improv and Trinity Western’s 11:07 face off in Vancouver Improv Fight Club at 8 pm! University Wars VI features #HardcoreHilarity from some of the hottest up-and-coming improvisers, and we need your suggestions to fuel the funny!

UBC Improv

UBC Improv has been performing at the University of British Columbia and around Vancouver since 1999. They perform regularly in Scarfe 100 lecture hall, and at events and parties all around campus. UBC Improv alumni include members of Instant Theatre, Grad School Improv, The Sunday Service and Hip.Bang, and Blind Tiger!

UBCi will be represented by: Jana Rankov, Aidan Olley, Fiona Jenkins, Erin Purghart, and An-Te Chu.

Trinity Western 1107

11:07 Improv has performed improv comedy at Trinity Western University for over 30 years, and can be seen on alternate Friday nights in the Freedom Hall at 11:07 pm. With a roster of about 20 undergraduate students from various academic departments, 11:07 has become a staple of the student experience at TWU. Their alumni have gone on to perform with Vancouver TheatreSports League, Instant Theatre, and The Panic Squad.

11:07 represented by: Emmett Hanly, Corinna Scholing, Monica Rawlek Elizondo, Becca Carsience and Connor Thiessen.

Two teams, one mission: to walk away as Vancouver Improv Fight Club champions. At the end of the annual University showdown – featuring long-form improv and classic short form challenges – it will be audience votes that decide who is victorious! So come decide for yourself!

Doors at 7:30 pm, Show at 8 pm. Tickets $7 or $5 for students at the door, and seating is first come, first served. All part of Hot Improv Tuesdays at Cafe Deux Soleils!

Pop-Up Comedy Jam welcomes Ola Dada to Cafe Deux Soleils on November 6

Pop-Up Comedy Jam returns to Cafe Deux Soleils for the Improv & Stand-Up Mashup on Tuesday, November 6! Our special guest this month is the outstanding Ola Dada!

Ola Dada

Accounting student by day and comedian by night, Ola Dada is a Nigerian-Canadian raised in Alberta who examines comparisons between both cultures. With a unique take on what its like to also live in Vancouver, Ola takes his audience on a trip through his challenges, and highlights the comedic aspects of each situation. He is a regular host at The Comedy Basement and has performed on stand-up stages all over Vancouver.

Ola’s sets will inspire our improv scenes, and we also need your suggestions! Hot Improv Tuesdays on November 6 starts at 8 pm (doors at 7:30 pm), and tickets are just $7 or $5 for students!

(Cover photo by Laughathon open mic at Charqui)