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Yes, the Ottawa Improv Festival is coming back! Featuring performances from February 28 to March 2, 2019, at Arts Court Theatre. We’re lining up some pretty awesome local and national talent to show you some of the best of improvised comedy. We’ll also have workshops for those who have never tried improv before, and those who want to hone their skills with some seasoned performers — plus fun late-night programming and more!

The 2019 Ottawa Improv Festival is run by The Improv Embassy.

Festival Director: Deborah Ring
Marketing/Communications and Social Media: Chelsea Fahey & Tahira Bhuya
Sponsorship Coordinator: Lauren Banks
Sponsorship Team: Adriana Johnston, Ranna Bernard & Maria Cortes Puch
Bar & Concession: Adriana Johnston
Special Events: Matthew Barrow
Volunteer Coordinator & Decoration: Dan Luo
Programming Team: Ranna Bernard, Wynn Quon, Chelsea Fahey, Matthew Barrow & Lauren Banks
Billeting & Accommodation: Maria Cortes Puch
50/50 OIF 2019 Producer: Woody McCadden
Festival Armando Producer: Christina Muehlberger
Videographer: Nick Howe
Photographers: @andrew_jsh, @kiwi_keewi, @markgorokhovski (Instagram)
Website Design: Eric Tran
Website Updates: Jason Dai



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