Vancouver International Improv Festival

October 9-13, 2018

International Ensemble

Vancouver Ensemble

Joost Tijssen



Joost Tijssen is a Dutch actor who started his improvisation career at Student Theatersports Association Rataplan at Tilburg University in 2000. In 2005 he made a career switch to the Fontys School of Arts – Academy for Drama and from 2008 onwards he has been performing as a professional improv actor at The Impro Company. He mostly performs short-form comedy styled improv for businesses but also participates in long-form and international events. Besides performing as an improv actor Joost is a presenter and host of business events and works as a trainer/teacher.

His track record includes a Dutch National Theatersports student Championship in 2007 with the group Tilburg Tigers, a Dutch National Theatersports Championship in 2016 with the group Rainbow Warriors. He has performed in different countries including the Finland Internation Improv Festival, the Amsterdam International Improv Festival.