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Get ready for a weekend of improv!

We are excited to announce the 1st annual Bellingham Improv Festival hosted by the Upfront Theatre happening Friday November 10th and Saturday November 11th right here in Bellingham, WA!

Our 2 day festival will feature improv teams from across the PNW and beyond, with 4 shows over two evenings, and a full day of various workshops taught by visiting improv teachers. Come discover new styles and experience improv in a whole new way!

Festival shows will include improv sets from A Tribe Called Yes (Seattle), BABE (Portland), Blue Door Improv (Spokane), Butt Kapinski (Bellingham), The Fictionals (Vancouver BC), The Improv Centre (Vancouver BC), Improv Playworks (Bellingham), Jet City (Seattle), Morris and Morris: Attorneys at Law (Seattle), Mouth Wide Shut (Seattle), Murder Fairy and Arson Leprechaun (Bellingham), No Strings Attached (Seattle), Quick Wits (Salt Lake City), The Robin Christopher Show (Bellingham), and The Upfront Theatre (Bellingham). 

If you love improv, this festival is for you!

FESTIVAL SHOW LINE UP:

FRIDAY

NOV. 10th

7:30 pm

  • Improv Playworks (Bellingham)

  • Mouth Wide Shut (Seattle)

  • Festival Ensemble

FRIDAY

NOV. 10th

9:30 pm

  • Butt Kapinski (Bellingham)

  • Upfront Theatre (Bellingham)

  • Morris and Morris: Attorneys at Law (Seattle)

  • Blue Door Improv (Spokane)

  • Festival Ensemble

SATURDAY

NOV. 11th

7:30 pm

  • BABE (Portland)

  • Quick Wits (Salt Lake City)

  • Jet City Improv (Seattle)

  • No Strings Attached (Seattle)

SATURDAY

NOV. 11th

9:30 pm

  • The Fictionals (Vancouver BC)

  • Robin Christopher Show (Bellingham)

  • The Plastics (Vancouver BC)

  • A Tribe Called Yes (Seattle)

  • Festival Ensemble

Want to attend all the shows? Check out the festival pass!

FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS:

FRIDAY & SATURDAY

NOV. 10th & 11th

We are excited to offer multiple workshops over the course of the festival! Each workshop is 2 hours long, and taught by a visiting improviser. Find out more and sign up here!

LOCATION:

NEW PROSPECT THEATRE

207 Prospect St.

Bellingham, WA

All performances will be in the New Prospect Theatre, which is our neighboring theater in the same building as the Upfront, just across the hall.

Want to attend the entire festival at a discount? Get a 

BIF '23
FESTIVAL PASS!

What's included:

  • 20% discounted admission to all four festival shows (Friday Nov. 10th at 7:30 & 9:30pm; Saturday Nov. 11th at 7:30 & 9:30pm)

  • 20% off any festival workshops

  • A limited edition B.I.F. button

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