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.
Brunch has performed at Portland SketchFest, Montreal SketchFest, the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs NorthWest- Best of the West (winners Best Sketch Group) & Edmonton’s Improvaganza. They’ve performed in improv festivals from Seattle to New York, and hope to one day land in your hearts. They do a monthly sketch and improv show at Little Mountain Gallery and they also have a podcast called “You’ve Got Brunch” where they dissect their love/hate relationship with rom coms with a special guest. New episodes available weekly on iTunes and Spotify.
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.