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March 18, 2019

Big Fork Theatre have done it again! The winners of Anywhere Theatre Festival 2017 and 2018 have brought yet another successful show to this year’s Brisbane Comedy Festival. Their American style of scenic comedy improvisation ensures that every performance is unique, f...

May 18, 2018

Not your average improv show, ‘Show of Hands’ features Jim Henson-style puppets performing theatresports games popularised by television show ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’. If you’ve ever watched an episode, you would have joined millions of people in marvelling at the cl...

February 20, 2018

It’s a comedy festival bursting at the seams with hilarious acts, and no one would blame you for being indecisive about who to see. That’s why we thought we’d make it easier for you to choose. Here are our top eight shows to see at this year’s Brisbane Comedy Festival:

January 15, 2018

My motivation for learning trapeze was different to why I do improv — I wanted to overcome my fear of heights and strengthen my core — but I’ve learnt several parallels between the two activities that have helped me become a better performer on stage.

September 13, 2017

It’s safe to say the performing arts industry is female dominated, but this doesn’t seem to be the case for improvisational comedy theatre, or improv for short. So where are all the women and why aren’t they flocking to make things up on stage?

April 30, 2017

This May, try a buffet of entertainment at the world’s most geographically-spread, open-access performance and arts festival here in Brisbane!

The idea behind Anywhere Theatre Festival is making live performance art more accessible by hosting shows in non-traditional ve...

August 2, 2016

I’ve always enjoyed doing improv, or at least what I thought was improv. It may sound a little obtuse to some, but I had no idea that improv had theory behind it. Neither did I know that all my favourite comedic actors — Mike Meyers, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Tina Fey...

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