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Edinburgh International Improv Festival

The Edinburgh International Improv Festival is back, bringing the best in improvisational theatre from around the world together in Scotland's capital.

Performers at the International Improv Festival
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29th February 2024 - 3rd March 2024
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From up-and-coming to nationally known troupes, this annual festival shines a light on the art of improvised comedy.

For 4 days the Scottish Storytelling Centre will be home to some of the funniest and creative improvisers – all making it up on the spot!

Headliners taking to the stage this year include actor, writer and director, Casey Feigh; Suzi Barrett (Drunk History, How I Met Your Mother); actor and performer, Ronnie Adrian; Jim Woods (The Office, Reno 9-11 and Superstore) and Sarah Claspell (Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Jimmy Kimmel Live).

As well as performing at the festival, this year’s headliners are experienced improv teachers and will be leading workshops across the 4 days for those looking to pick up new skills.

See the full programme and book your tickets on Edinburgh International Improv Festival.