Vancouver TheatreSports® League (VTSL) is a Vancouver institution and a worldwide phenomenon, producing some the most daring and innovative improv in the world. The names of VTSL alumni are a veritable who's who of the North American entertainment scene. Award-winning performers such as Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie have filled the ranks of VTSL's fast-thinking players.
I really liked how the actors had lots of student participation on stage - very brave! I also liked how they played to such a wide range of ages in our audience, from Ks to Grade 7s! We were bent over laughing so hard! Nootka Elementary, Vancouver
Fabulous! Irwin Park Elementary, West Vancouver
Grade Suitability: Grades 6 - 12 for workshop to create a show suitable for K-12
Duration: 1 day
Capacity: 30 for workshop, 600 for performance
Fee Range: $995 - $1,695 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
A performance your entire school can enjoy - starring your own students working alongside professionals! Two of Vancouver TheatreSports' finest facilitators will work with up to 30 students from Grades 6 and up for a full day, at the end of which they will present a 45-minute improv performance. Students will learn the basics of improvisation, how to think on their feet, and performing improvisation for an audience of their peers.
Grade Suitability: K - 9
Duration: 45 mins.
Fee Range: $895 - $995 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
What is inclusion and why does it matter? What better way for students to find out than through improv, where all voices and ideas are included? Vancouver TheatreSports' new show explores the main themes of the BC Curriculum's inclusion policy through games and scenes based on audience suggestions. Elementary-school students won't just be learning about inclusivity, they'll be putting it into hilarious action in this dynamic and collaborative performance.
Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 45 mins.
Capacity: 600 students
Fee Range: $995 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
Students get to spark the action with their suggestions in this hilarious performance. Then, right before their eyes, their ideas and stories are instantly transformed into reality through improvised scenes. Whether it's someone's first kiss, a bad day on the job or a recent mishap, each Instant Improv performance is as unique as its audience.