How can you talk about climate change without getting depressed? Come and find out with talented Vancouver comedy actors Devin Mackenzie and Tom Hill along with local improv actors from Peach Gravy Theatre in “It is Us we are Worried About”. Expect the unexpected – improve theatre, games, and maybe even a sing-along in.
Admission is $20.50 or $30.75 for Saturday & Sunday performances. Student admission if $10.
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Hip.Bang! are a comedy duo whose playful, absurd comedy has delighted audiences worldwide. Tom Hill and Devin Mackenzie have been featured at Just For Laughs, Comedy Central in Los Angeles, were Canadian Comedy Award nominees, and staff writers for CBC Radio’s The Irrelevant Show. In 2013 Hip.Bang!co-founded the school Blind Tiger Comedy in Vancouver with Canadian Comedy Award winners The Sunday Service.
Devin Mackenzie is a comedian, writer, teacher, storyteller, and television actor hailing from Naramata. Tom Hill is a theatre maker, actor, director and producer from Regina now, based in Vancouver. When they are not performing, you can catch Tom and Devin making waves on video. Check them out at www.hipbang.ca
Peach Gravy Theatre Cooperative has been performing and teaching improv in Penticton for two years. They offer high-energy performances and fun interaction with audiences. Peach Gravy teaches improv theatre out of Cowork Penticton. Their mission is to support and enable people to learn and perform improv within a safe and positive environment. Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/peachgravyimprov/
Special Guest – Madeline Terbasket is a Syilx, Ho-Cak, Anishinaabe performing artist that explores themes of cultural identity and mental health in her work. She was in the Acting for Stage and Screen program at Capilano University. She discovered a passion for clowning and stand-up and expresses her comedy by telling traditional Okanagan coyote stories. Madeline was in šxʷʔam̓ət (home) with Theatre for Living and toured BC and Alberta with the production. Madeline is reconciling through her comedy, healing our colonial history through play and laughter.
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