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The NZ Improv Fest Is Back, In Spite Of Bloody Covid

Monday, 20 September 2021, 11:25 am | NZ Improv Festival

It’s been a hellish couple of years for live performance all across the world, but next month, the New Zealand Improv Festival returns with its 2021 programme, “Throw Away the Script”, from the 4th - 16th of October. With a wide array of ... More >>

NZ Improv Fest Turns It Up To Eleven

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:02 pm | NZ Improv Festival

The New Zealand Improv Festival (NZIF) is celebrating eleven years by going 110%; this national festival has increased to two weeks of improvisation with guests from all over the world. More >>

Registrations for Improv Festival workshops are open

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 11:39 am | NZ Improv Festival

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome – registrations for our 10th New Zealand Improv Festival (NZIF) are open today, and we warmly welcome anyone interested in the art of improvisation, storytelling or spontaneous thinking, movement or music to join us for our series ... More >>

The Intrepid Bazaar: Award-winning Sydney director at NZIF

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:46 pm | NZ Improv Festival

You step forward with a giddy nervous excitement, your palm already on the door handle. You turn it, not quite sure what to anticipate on the other side of the threshold. You emerge, soon after, your mind racing as fast as your heart. This is The Intrepid ... More >>

New Zealand Improv Festival October 2017 in Wellington

Monday, 18 September 2017, 11:56 am | NZ Improv Festival

Imagined curses, Shibuya’s traffic, the apocalypse, and motherhood have little in common, but all these and more serve as inspiration for the eclectic improvised offerings coming to BATS Theatre this October for the annual New Zealand Improv Festival. More >>

New Zealand Improv Festival presents NZIF Masterclass

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 11:32 am | NZ Improv Festival

To many in Wellington, the New Zealand Improv Festival (NZIF) is a celebration of improvised performance; to those within the industry, it is also an opportunity to develop skills and foster collaboration between national and international practitioners. ... More >>

The Festival of Moments returns to the capital

Monday, 19 September 2016, 1:51 pm | NZ Improv Festival

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. Once again, ... More >>

A Sweeping Saga of Generations Made Up by an Audience

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 3:01 pm | NZ Improv Festival

Celebrating 25 years of their company, The Improvisors remount a favourite improv format for the New Zealand Improvisation Festival 2015 at BATS Theatre . Family saga Tree of Lives hits the stage on Thursday 8 October at 9pm. Working closely with the ... More >>

Double Feature= Double Entertainment

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 2:57 pm | NZ Improv Festival

A double feature starring Jonny Potts and Rik Brown comes to the BATS Theatre stage at the New Zealand Improvisation Festival 2015. On Thursday 8 October at 7pm , two talented improvisers will perform two solo acts sure to entertain in Solo Brown and ... More >>

New Zealand Improvisation Festival hits Wellington

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 5:05 pm | NZ Improv Festival

The much-anticipated New Zealand Improvisation Festival has officially announced their stellar lineup for 2015. Performers from all over New Zealand, Australia and further afield come to BATS Theatre in Wellington for one week of entertainment from ... More >>

Improv Festival makes up new show

Friday, 17 October 2014, 3:16 pm | NZ Improv Festival

For any other festival, finding out less than two weeks from showtime that half the cast of a programmed show can’t make it to New Zealand would be a nightmare. Instead, the New Zealand Improv Festival Director Jennifer O’Sullivan saw an opportunity ... More >>

New Zealand Improv Festival - a tasty theatrical treat

Monday, 22 September 2014, 12:39 pm | NZ Improv Festival

In just five weeks the sixth incarnation of New Zealand Improv Festival hits Wellington. With a line up that includes old favourites from around the country, and brand new international guests from as far away as Mexico, this year’s programme will give ... More >>

NZ Improv Festival seizes opportunity to give back

Monday, 9 September 2013, 2:35 pm | NZ Improv Festival

Improvisor and Festival guest Alice Canton finds inspiration for her work in all kinds of places - dance, music, sculpture, clowning, and mask. But it was the logistical challenges of touring theatre performances that led to the creation of Thrift Shop, ... More >>

New Zealand Improv Festival announces 2013 Programme

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 4:16 pm | NZ Improv Festival

Put on your improv socks and prepare to have them blown off - the New Zealand Improv Festival is on its way and it’s looking better than ever! With 17 different performances in just five days, there is more than a little something for everyone, and Tuesday ... More >>

BATS Theatre hosts NZIF 2013 - 17-21 September

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 12:42 pm | NZ Improv Festival

The drought is over! The New Zealand Improv Festival is utterly stoked to announce that NZIF 2013 will take place at BATS Theatre with five days of improvised theatre and workshops featuring the best of New Zealand’s improvisors and special international ... More >>




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