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Grand Theft Impro – A Player’s Perspective

Existentialist duels between moonshiners, a father instructing his daughter on the legacy of piano accordion salesmanship and “do not knock” signs, and a dystopic interpretation of a Chekhov masterpiece, such was the tale of show 4 of Grand Theft Impro.

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Thoughts on Comedy Fest

Driving into town for our Comedy Festival show. Feeling energised and enigmatic. Engulfed by introspection. Visited by ghosts of Festival shows past. I've had sixteen years of Town Hall tomfoolery.

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My 20 Years of Late Nights at the Town Hall

This is my 20th year of performing in our late show at the Melbourne Town Hall. I am privileged to have been a part of this Impro Melbourne phenomenon since the beginning, and the one member of our company who has been there every year! A lot of my shoe leather is on that pavement.

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Grand Theft Impro – Impro Melbourne’s fantastic #MICF2016 show

From a narrow stairwell in London to the Melbourne Town Hall stage, director Patti Stiles reveals the secret origin of Impro Melbourne’s 2016 Comedy Festival format!

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Gorilla Theatre™ … an Impro Melbourne evolution

Medical grade bandage, Vaseline, a bucket of plaster powder, water, 
Sculpting clay, fibreglass, paint and fun fur … the tools of the trade for Impro Melbourne improviser Patrick Duffy.

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Celebrity Theatresports™: My first time!

“This year was my first as a player on Celebrity TheatreSports™,” writes Amy Moule. “The feeling you get from playing in a large theatre, on a stage full of incredible talent and support is indescribable.”

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Announcing Maestro Impro™

After an action-packed MICF, Sundays are set to be a meeting of competing minds.

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An Old Favourite: The Bingo Board of Doom

Late Night Impro is upon us! Once again we are throwing ourselves headfirst into the hilarious rollercoaster that is The Bingo Board of Doom.

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Super Scene: Gorilla Theatre™ Turned Up to Eleven

Five intrepid actors take the stage. Each in turn directs the other four in the first scene of a story. Will we see the end of each story? You decide! Think of Super Scene as the “extreme sports” version of Gorilla Theatre™.

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Impro Melbourne 2015 Season Announcement

Celebrating 30 years of Theatresports in Australia—yes, we’ve been entertaining Melbourne audiences that long! This year’s line up is jam-packed with old favourites and exciting, new offerings. It’s a big year of celebration, laughter, story, song and variety. There’s something fun for everyone!

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