Tom and Amy
Amy Shostak and Tom Hill are a Vancouver improv duo who derive a near unreasonable amount of joy from playing with and for audiences. Tom is one-half of the Canadian Comedy Award-Nominated Hip.Bang! Amy is a former Artistic Director of Rapid Fire Theatre and half of world-touring duo Rå Power. At JFL Northwest, they will be performing their signature form GRAFT, and Vancouver favourites Chris and Travis and Grad School Improv will also feature.
Grafting is a horticultural technique whereby tissues of plants are joined so as to continue their growth together. Graft is an improv form wherein multiple scenes and characters are joined so as to continue their growth together.
Chris and Travis
Chris Ross and Travis Bernhardt scribble outside the lines of improv comedy with their high energy, hilarious, and surreal two-man show. Their vivid physical presence, endearingly strange characters, and commitment to entertain by any means necessary have won them awards while surprising and delighting audiences all across Canada.
Grad School Improv
Grad School Improv is a Vancouver improv comedy group who specializes in creating hilarious improvised miniseries, including Murder on the West Coast Express, English Baywatch, and The Lions Gate Bridge and the Wardrobe.