March 11th 2015 Show Photos

If you are having a hard time choosing between an evening of togas or your best all-red formal wear, fret no more… STU has you covered! Our STUdent group kicked ass and took names in too many ways to count, but like, thirty. At least thirty. Also this night, The Experiment: experimental improv that covered everything from soccer moms to… Read more →

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Beauty Love Truth

The Kinkonauts’ present Beauty Love Truth at the Birds & Stone Theatre, a show where guest musicians inspire improvised scenes. Beauty Love Truth dives into the tales of heartbreak, happiness and hope that lie beyond the lyrics of original songs performed live by local musicians. Read more →

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Patience and Attack

Mat Mailandt is Guest Faculty member at the Calgary Improv School. He will be teaching Improv Supernova: When Short Form and Long Form Collide beginning on March 8.

I had a conversation with Chase Padgett right before the 2013 Calgary Improv Festival about long form vs. short form improv. He said to me that short form needs to be played with long form patience and that long form needs to be played with short form attack. I think this is a very concise, accurate way of putting it. Read more →