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Á síðasta leikári var fullt á nær allar spunasýningar Improv Ísland í Þjóðleikhúskjallaranum og stór hluti áhorfenda kom aftur og aftur enda eru engar tvær sýningar eins og engum leiðist að hlæja!

Í október og nóvember býður hópurinn upp á fjölbreyttar og ófyrirsjáanlegar grín-spunasýningar í Þjóðleikhúskjallaranum á hverju miðvikudags- og föstudagskvöldi. Hópurinn sýnir ólík spunaform og fær til sín ýmsa þjóðþekkta gesti. Í leikhópnum eru rúmlega 30 spunaleikarar sem skiptast á að sýna í hverri viku.

Dóra Jóhannsdóttir er listrænn stjórnandi Improv Ísland. Undirleikarar með spunnum söngleikjum eru Pálmi Sigurhjartarson og Karl Olgeirsson. Frekari upplýsingar um hópinn er að finna á improviceland.com


IMPROV FESTIVAL 2017

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MIÐVIKUDAGUR 5.APRÍL - ÞJÓÐLEIKHÚSKJALLARINN  Kl 20:00 

IMPROV ÍSLAND (IS)
Improv Ísland sýnir á hverjum miðvikudegi í Þjóðleikhúskjallaranum. Þau sýna á fyrstu sýningu alþjóðlega langspunafestivals Íslands með sýningu þar sem hópurinn kemur fram ásamt sérstökum gestum.

Improv Iceland was founded in 2015. The group consists of 20 improvisers. In their shows they do musicals, Harolds and other longforms. Featuring special guests.


FIMMTUDAGUR 6.APRÍL - ÞJÓÐLEIKHÚSKJALLARAINN Kl 20:00 

PHIL LUNN IS (UK)
Phil Lunn kemur frá London, hann spinnur kabarettlög einn síns liðs. 
Phil Lunn from London improvises songs in character as a cabaret singer.

ANDREW SISTERS (US)
Andrew Sisters koma frá New York og dúettinn mynda Andrew Cornelius og Andrew Fafoutakis. 

‘Time Out New York Critics’ Pick’ The Andrews Sisters formed in the fall of 2010. As a duo, they've played many stages and festivals both nationally and internationally including New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Barcelona, Finland, and many more. 

BIG FAT FATTIES (US)
Big Fat Fatties eru nokkrir af bestu spunaleikurum UCB í New York. 
Langan Kingsley is a writer and performer based in Los Angeles, CA. She has performed improv and sketch comedy at UCBNY and UCBLA, and currently is a writer for Funny or Die.

Josh Sharp is a NYC-based comedian who was named a Comedy Central "Comic to Watch" and included on Vulture's "Comics You Should Know". With Aaron Jackson,  he recently optioned his lewdy crudey queer musical "Fucking Identical Twins" to 20th Century Fox and is currently writing the feature adaptation.

Aaron Jackson is a writer and performer based in NYC. He's appeared on 'Broad City' and 'The Detour.' With Josh Sharp, he is currently writing the feature adaptation of their show 'Fucking Identical Twins.'


FÖSTUDAGUR 7.APRÍL - ÞJÓÐLEIKHÚSKJALLARINN Kl 19:00

NICK JAMESON (US/IS)

Nick Jameson spinnur fyrir áhorfendur eins manns söngleik. Nick hefur spunnið söngleiki í 27 ár. 

Nick Jameson is an improvisor who's moved to Iceland from LA. He spent many years performing the Harold with Second City and Interplay, and has done every kind of improv with groups such as Theater Sports, Acme Comedy Theater, Off The Wall, Improv Olympic etc.. He specializes in musical improv.

NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH (SE)
Scent ID er sænskur spunahópur sem kemur hingað með sýninguna sýna Nothing but the truth. Sýningin gerist í dómssal og áhorfendur eru kviðdómur. 

Scent ID comes from Sweden. The audience is the jury in the improvised trial of the century. Nothing but the Truth is a surrealistic court room drama, where the audience is the jury. 

BRONSON IMPROV (US)
Bronson Improv er hópur frá New York og þau spinna sýningu í anda hasarbíómynda.

Bronson is a house team at the Reckless Theatre (established by Christian Capozzoli, celebrated author of "The Aerodynamics of Yes") in New York City. They perform improvised action movies. 
SVANURINN (IS)
Svanurinn er sjálfstæður hópur innan Improv Ísland. Þeir sýna svokallað ,,Monoscene,, sem gerist á einum stað, á einum tíma.
Svanurinn is a team from Improv Iceland. They perform a Monoscene.


LAUGARDAGUR 8.APRÍL - KASSINN Kl 19:00

GREAT GRANDKIDS (IS/US)
Great Grandkids er hálf íslenskt/hálf amerískt spunalið. Þau urðu til í Berlín Comedy Café í Berlín. Þau hafa spunnið víða um Berlínarborg og eru nú í fyrsta sinn að koma fram í Reykjavík. 


Great Grandkids is a team of Icelandic and American improvisers. They formed at the Comedy Cafe in Berlin. They are performing for the first time in Reykjavik.


CIE LE THEATRE (FR)
Cie Le Theatre koma frá Frakklandi. Þau eru þekkt fyrir langspuna tækni sína og söngleiki sem byggist á tækni . Þau hafa ferðast víða um heim og eru hingað komin með sýninguna sína, Random. 

Cie Le Theatre from France performs their show Random. Random is a freeform Improv Show From . With no suggestion, actors and musicians bring you on board into different universes.

YOUTHS (US)
Youths koma frá The Magnet Theatre í New York. Þau eru þekkt fyrir ærslafullar og orkumiklar spunasýningar. 

Youths is a house team at The Magnet Theatre in New York. They perform silly, high-energy long form improv. 


NORTH COAST (US)
North Coast koma frá New York og munu flytja fyrir áhorfendur hip hop spuna. 

With a cast of improv comedy veterans in New York City, North Coast’s explosive performances have been packing comedy venues, universities, and festivals nationwide since 2009. The show’s improvised scenes escalate into full-blown hip-hop songs, facilitated by resident beatboxer, Ethan “Exacto” Scott. With their seamless melding of comedic timing and freestyle rapping abilities, North Coast frequently blurs the line between comedy show and concert, drawing audiences from the comedy, hip-hop, and theater communities for an experience that has been hailed as “mind-blowing” and “next level” by critics and audiences alike.
Named one of the “Top Ten Best Comedy Shows”  by Time Out New York, North Coast has been featured on Vh1, in Slate’s Podcast The Gist, The Village Voice, and The New York Times Comedy Listings. Currently, you can catch them performing every Saturday night in New York City at The Peoples Improv Theater.