The Bad Dog Theatre Company Presents the 2018 COMBUSTIONfestival
From June 4-9, the Bad Dog Theatre Company is thrilled to present the return of Toronto's premiere celebration of improvised theatre, unscripted experiments and comedic mischief: the 2018 COMBUSTIONfestival. Launched in 2008, this week-long comedy party will bring together some of the most exciting, talented, boundary-pushing, genre-bending, industry-leading improvisers from across North America (and, in this case, Sweden) - to showcase what they do best and to collaborate on festival-exclusive projects and shows.
Drop-in workshops every night at 6pm or7pm (see schedule)
Shows at 8pm & 9:30pm throughout the week as well as 7pm & 11pm from Thursday-Saturday
WHERE: Bad Dog Comedy Theatre - 875 Bloor St. W. (upstairs)
COST: $5- $15 (a limited number of full night and full festival passes available)
WHO: featuring more than 70 artists from 10 cities including...
PREACH (Chicago), Magnet TourCo. (New York), Casually Dope (Baltimore), One Lions (Calgary), Little Mountain Improv (Vancouver), DJ Mama Cutsworth (Winnipeg), Andrew Phung (Calgary), Todd Houseman (Edmonton), Kristen Schier (Philadelphia), Ese Atawo (Vancouver), Martin Gustafsson (Gothenburg, Sweden), RobYn Slade (Winnipeg), the Bad Dog Repertory Players (Toronto), Skullz (Toronto), The Kweendom (Toronto) and more!
All of our guests will be showcasing their own work & respective styles and then mixing it up with some of Toronto's top performers to take on improvised projects specially amped up for the COMBUSTIONfestival.
For over 30 years, the award-winning Bad Dog Theatre Company (previously known as Theatresports Toronto) has specialized in the art of unscripted comedy and improvised performance and has provided affordable, accessible improv training for thousands of people of all ages and experience. Voted Best Small Theatre Company (2017) by the readers of NOW Magazine and led by renowned improv veteran Julie Dumais Osborne, Bad Dog presents Theatresports, Toronto's longest, continuously running improv show, every Saturday along with shows throughout the week at its home: the Bad Dog Comedy Theatre (875 Bloor St. W. - upstairs)
Visit www.baddogtheatre.com for details.