Hong Kong International Improv Festival

Hong Kong International Improv Festival, March 2015

The Hong Kong International Improv Festival is an international celebration of improv! Featuring People’s Liberation Improv (Hong Kong), 3 Dudes Improv (Hong Kong), To Be Continued (Hong Kong), PopularDemand (Hong Kong), People’s Republic of Comedy (Shanghai), SPIT (Manila) and ZMACK! (Shanghai). Update, February 25: Unfortunately, the Pirates of Tokyo Bay (Tokyo) have advised us that they can't come this year.

All English-speaking teams, though there will probably be smatterings of Cantonese, Putonghua and Tagalog thrown in, just for fun. Not suitable for children.

March 5-8, 2015 - March 5-7, 8pm at Champs Bar, basement of the Charterhouse Hotel, 209-219 Wanchai Road, Causeway Bay, then March 8, 2pm at the TakeOut Comedy Club, basement of 34 Elgin Street, SoHo, Central. Champs is a bar/restaurant - buy food and drinks there. The TakeOut Comedy Club is not a bar/restaurant - BYO drinks.

Thursday March 5, 8pm at Champs
PopularDemand (Hong Kong), To Be Continued (Hong Kong), People’s Liberation Improv (Hong Kong)
Tickets HK$150

Friday March 6, 8pm at Champs
People’s Republic of Comedy (Shanghai), SPIT (Manila), People’s Liberation Improv (Hong Kong)
Tickets HK$200

Saturday March 7, 8pm at Champs
People’s Republic of Comedy (Shanghai), ZMACK! (Shanghai) and 3 Dudes (Hong Kong)
Tickets HK$200

Sunday March, 2pm at the TakeOut Comedy Club
ZMACK (Shanghai), Improv Jam (featuring mix-and-match teams with players from all the participating teams)
Tickets HK$150

Reservations for all shows/venues: Contact Mr Jami Gong, (852) 6220 4436 or jami [at] takeoutcomedy [dot] com 

More Videos

Supervillains Anonymous Play

Three unlikely supervillains meet at a 12 step program. From INDEPENDENCE DAY by People's Liberation Improv, July 3, 2009. With Pete Grella, Sean Coleman, Joanna Sio, and Chris Coleman

Free Form: "All Jammed Up" Play

People's Liberation Improv performs "All Jammed Up", a free form improvisation based on the single word audience suggestion "jam". With Chris Coleman, Joanna Sio, Nick Milnes, Andy Green, Pete Grella, Lee Li, Kay Ross, and Sean Coleman. From INDEPENDENCE DAY, July 3, 2009, at TakeOut Comedy Club Hong Kong

Questions Only Play

Players are only allowed to ask questions, no statements, in this game from HOT AND STICKY, August 7, 2009

Romeo and Juliet Play

People's Liberation Improv presents Shakespeare's classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet in a re-imaging directed by Sean White. With Meg Teckman, Nick Milnes, Chris Coleman, Sean Coleman, Andy Green, and Kay Ross. Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Quincy Jones.

Free Form: "Hamsters" Play

Chris Carmon starts People's Liberation Improv off on a wild free-form improvisation on the word "hamster". From AN EVENING RUINED by PEOPLE'S LIBERATION IMPROV, Nov. 12, 2009.