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      23rd Seattle International Festival of Improv in Seattle


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      June 26, 2019

      Wednesday   8:30 PM (on various days)

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      23rd Seattle International Festival of Improv

      Seattle International Festival of Improvisation in Seattle, Washington, USA June 23rd - 30th.This year's Festival will feature improvisers from Canada, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden and the USA. Unexpected Productions' audiences will have the unique opportunity to see these International masters of improv during evening performances throughout the week. Sunday International Improv Happy Hour 8:30Come see the participants of the Festival perform together for the first time. Members of Unexpected Productions' ensemble will also join the mix. This is an open night of fun, laughter and camaraderie. Wednesday Trios 8:30 6/20 The improvisers will work in playful groups of three There is magic in threes, especially when they are improv artists from around the globe. Come see multiple trios of international teams take the stage.Thursday Translation 8:30 6/21During Translation, performers improvise in their native tongue. Someone may be speaking German to someone who speaks Japanese or Italian! Even though the audience may not speak the language, they will understand the laughter transpiring.Friday/Saturday Improv Happy Hour 7:00 6/22 - 6/23Join the festival participants for an evening of spontaneous theater that mixes the shorter games associated with Theatresports! Improv Happy Hour is a sampler of several styles of improv all packed into one show all based on audience suggestions so expect unexpected fun!Friday & Saturday Origins Performance 8:30 PM 6/22 - 6/23This improv will be based on festival's theme, "Origins". Material about improv Origins gathered through the workshops during the week and integrated into a Friday's and Saturday's performances. This will be a highly interactive performance.Friday/Saturday International Theatresports 10:30 6/22 - 6/23Join Festival participants as they take over Seattle's longest-running show, Unexpected Productions' Theatresports. At Theatresports, teams of improvisational actors use their quick wits to create scenes on the spot, based entirely on audience suggestions. A panel of judges -- sometimes including guest celebrities -- then weighs in on which team is the funniest.Sunday 6/25 International Happy Hour 8:30 6/25Members of Seattle's improv community will join the UP ensemble and the members of the Festival's ensemble for a final night of fun, laughter and camaraderie. This is the final performance of the festival. Come say farewell and have a final laugh with usPurchase a Festival Pass The Festival will feature 10 performances valued at over $100. The Festival is best experienced by purchasing a Festival pass, which covers the entire week from beginning to end and must be presented for admission. The pass is only $30.

      Cost: 7.50

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