Organizing Team & Board
Festival Organizing Team
CURT DA SILVA
Amy is an improvisor and educator living in Vancouver, on the traditional, unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səl ̓ ilw̓ ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Amy started improvising with Edmonton’s Rapid Fire Theatre in 2002 and served as the company’s Artistic Director for six years. Amy now spends her time leading improv workshops with Blind Tiger Comedy, performing weekly with Little Mountain Improv, and touring with her duo Rå Power with Joleen Ballendine. In addition to improvising, Amy writes and performs sketch comedy in her Canadian Comedy Award-nominated sketch duo Gossamer Obsessions with Paul Blinov.
Brigitte is an improviser and writer from Vancouver, British Columbia. She serves as a cast member of Fistful of Kicks and has toured with them internationally, performing at Stumptown Festival in Portland and The International Improvised Play Festival in Austin. She received her BAH in English from Queen’s University and is a staff writer for the satire news website the Beaverton.
Patrick is a Vancouver-based actor and improviser who has performed in cities across North America, most recently with the duo Always Growing Up. He is a co-creator of the Alley Theatre’s #whatnow, which will see a full production in October 2021, and has been involved with the Vancouver Improv Fest as a volunteer, performer, and now Festival Organizer.