Event Listings


Next Act Festival
Winnipeg August 7-12, 2017

Winnipeg August 7-12, 2017 — Next Act Festival is a week long improv festival for improvisers ages 19 to 24. Members of the Next Act ensemble partake in five days and five nights of intense improv training and performances. Learn more here.


We’re turning 40!!

It’s a huge year for us as we celebrate our 40th anniversary and we have a lot of exciting events planned.  Our goal is to find ways for us all to reconnect, share and remember what makes the Canadian Improv Games so special.


APRIL 15, 2017
Toronto, ON

On April 15 at The Great Hall in Toronto, the Canadian Improv Games will celebrate 40 years of advancing the practice of improvisational theatre with youth across Canada.

Join us for a unique evening of improv, music, food, awards and many special guests at our CIG40 Celebration, a fundraiser promoting the Next 40 years of thrill, excitement, life-long friendships, and the art of improv with the Canadian Improv Games.

Click here to learn more


JANUARY 19 – MARCH 31, 2017
Various cities throughout Canada

CIG all-stars, Spencer Dunn and Michelle Hart, are hitting the good ol’ Trans Canada highway to kick off our CIG40 Celebration beginning with Regina on January 19, 2017. From alumni showcases and interviews to city tours exploring the history of improv in Canada, there are countless ways for you to get caught up in the Round Up Tour.  Learn more about performing, volunteering and the full cross-country program here.