Vancouver International Improv Festival

October 5-10, 2015

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Last day to apply for VIIF 2015 is June 8!


Improvisers from Vancouver, across Canada, and around the world, the last day to apply for VIIF 2015 is June 8th! Lots of exciting things in the works for this year’s festival, and we want you here to enjoy them with us!

Troupes can feel free to submit an application here while performers interested in our ensemble program can submit here.

Submissions are due by June 8 2015 for both programs. VIIF prides itself on being one of the most amazing experiences for performers and audiences across the world. Last year we expanded into two venues and this year there are more surprises to come.

Get ready for more amazing announcements in the next few weeks, and see you this October


It’s A Team-Up! International Ensemble comes together for #VIIF2014

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Let’s Get Learning, aka #VIIF2014 workshops

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Volunteer for the 2014 Vancouver International Improv Festival!

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Exciting time for improv in Vancouver as VIIF 15th Anniversary approaches

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Turning the big 15: The origin of the Vancouver International Improv Festival

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