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PSYCHO: Rehearsals November 3-5 / 8pm / Engineered Air Theatre - Arts CommonsWe are having a killer time at rehearsal for PSYCHO. So much fun!

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PSYCHO: An Improvisation November 3-5 / 8pm / Engineered Air Theatre - Arts CommonsMerging Improvisation with the classic Hitchock movie Psycho featuring an allstar cast will turn horror into fun before your very eyes. Pat Quinn, one of Calgary's finest Improv Actors, John Gilchrist famed actor and CBC food reviewer with Joshua Groen, Samara Emsley and Jessica Lindal making their debut in a format never tried before. Join us for the murders and stay for the fun.

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A Night of Love for Nepal - Featuring Colin Mochrie June 02, 2015 8:00PMFundraising variety show with proceeds going to the Red Cross Nepalese Relief fund.Colin Mochrie from "Who's Line is it Anyway?" will headline a cast of performers all donating their talents to help with the relief and re-building of the devastation in Nepal Actors from Loose Moose Theatre, Dennis Cahill, Ken Gardner, Renee Amber. Calgary Improvisor Jason Lewis and Vancouver Theatresports principal player Micheal Robinson will host.
Show features Calgary's most awesome choral group Rev52. Roving performers from Green Fools Theatre, Hamlet the Clown, That Don Cherry Guy and more to be announced. This will be a fun, family friendly event where Calgarians can give to this cause in a very Calgary way, with improvisation and art.

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A Night of Love for Nepal - Featuring Colin Mochrie March 08, 2013Rick Hilton is the artistic director of the Calgary Improv Guild.He is mounting a production of an Improv Macbeth, running March 12-14 2015 in the Engineered Air theatre.We talk about the process and history of improv.

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Improv:Macbeth - Final Week Of Rehearsals March 03, 2013We are practising chaos, madness and music. Dance of the two witches promises to be terrible, there will be at least one boos-tier in the production.

2013 Boardwalk Calgary Improv Festival Recap Posted October 22, 2013The 2013 Boardwalk Calgary Improv Festival has come to a close and it's been an incredible journey! From packed local nights at the Impro Depot to sold out Hamlet at theEngineered Air Theatre, to the largest audience to ever watch a live improv show in Calgary at our closing gala, it was one for the record books. We welcomed amazing guestsfrom Chicago, Orlando, Melbourne, Vancouver, Winnipeg & Toronto and each and every one left an indelible mark upon Calgary's improv scene.A huge thank-you to all the artists, support staff, volunteers, sponsors and most of all to the warm and enthusiastic Calgarians who came by to laugh at us! We love you all.