Outside Thespian! Hot Joke Action!

by RobYn on April 25, 2015

Oh man. THAT was fast! We’re rolling up on the LAST show of our 2014/2015 season of comedy at the Gas Station Arts Centre. We had a wonderful yuletide with CRUMBS, blasted into spring with Peter ‘n’ Chris, and now we’re ready to let the sunshine in with the funniest bunnies, Hot Thespian Action!

Outside Joke + Hot Thespian Action!
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at the Gas Station Arts Centre
8:00PM | $15/$12 (students & arts workers)

Hot Thespian Action is a Canadian Comedy Award nominated sketch comedy troupe who have been delighting audiences since 2006 with their minimalist aesthetic, inspired by the group’s mime roots. They are Winnipeg Fringe Festival favourites, and have performed at the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2009 – Present alongside a cast of Canadian comedy icons like Andrea Martin, Cathy Jones and Alan Thicke. HTA has travelled to festivals far and wide, including the Toronto SketchFest, Vancouver SketchFest, Seattle SketchFest, Chicago SketchFest and San Francisco SketchFest.This show will see Outside Joke improvising stories inspired by Hot Thespian Action‘s sketches. It will be a veritable comedy smoothie: new stuff! Old stuff! Made-up-on-the-spot stuff!

Call (204) 284-9477 to reserve your tickets.AND! We are presenting a same-day workshop with physical comedy genius Shannon Guile!

Using no props, sets or costumes, the three-time Canadian Comedy Award nominated sketch troupe Hot Thespian Action have been dazzling audiences for almost a decade. Learn the secret to their success through their unique style of stripped-down physical sketch comedy.  Member, Shannon Guile will take you through all the skills, tricks and secrets to creating a physical comedic piece.  Inspired by the masterful physical illusions of Chaplin, the earnest goofy view of the world through Mr Bean’s eyes and the brilliant comedic timing of Lucille Ball, Shannon will use mime, character and observational thinking to take you on the journey of physical writing.

Words are for poets!… Amiright?

Physical Comedy Workshop with Shannon Guile!
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at the Gas Station Arts Centre
12 – 3 PM | $40.00

*** Workshop attendees will receive $5 off their ticket to see Outside Joke + Hot Thespian Action at 8PM! ***Email oj.improv@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

That’s all for now, internetters. We hope to see you on May 2nd!

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