Vancouver International Improv Festival

October 9-13, 2018

International Ensemble

Vancouver Ensemble

Vance Gillis



Vance is a writer, actor and improvisor based out of Montreal.  He’s a member of the faculty at Montreal Improv Theatre, teaching students of all levels (but specializing in longform narrative). He is the producer for the half-scripted, half-improvised 50/50, which has been performed for sellout audiences at both the Montreal Improv Festival and Just For Laughs. 


He is one of Montreal Improv’s featured players, performing in the weekly flagship show The Super Bon Bon each Saturday night. He has also appeared at Big City Improv Festival, the Del Close Marathon, the East Coast Improv Festival, Montreal Sketchfest and Montreal Fringe Festival with various troupes and regularly appears in Montreal staples like Joketown, The Sketch Republic and Party Dinosaur.