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Brody Theater Improv Festival News
Though we did have some great ones in the past, the Brody is not currently hosting a festival. But we do participate in a number of them, so here's some news about recent and upcoming events that we're in on.

 

 

 

 

 


Where You Find It


Berlin 2004

VIIF, Victoria, Canada: September, 2006
The Brody Theater will represent the US this year in Victoria, joining groups from Canada, and Belgium.

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF IMPROVISATION, June 2006
Lisa Di Donato and Tom Johnson will participate in this year's Seattle fest.

WHERE YOU FIND IT, Slovenia: April 2006
Tom Johnson spent three weeks in Ljubljana collaborating with director Drazen Dragojevic and actress Maja Dekleva of Teater Narobov. They created an original play that had its debut April 21

THE NAKED STAGE, Slovenia: October, 2005
Tom Johnson was a featured director at this year's Naked Stage Theatre festival. He collaborated with an international cast to create Your Place or Mine, which was the hit of the fest. Tom also performed in three shows with players from Slovenia, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Canada, Australia, and Holland.

IMPROVAGANZA, Edmonton, Canada: June, 2005
Kerry Leek, Lisa DiDonato, Todd Greblo and Tom Johnson went north for this weeklong festival that combines a Theatresports tourney with a showcase for visiting groups. They presented the Brody's "Quantum Flucks".

The NAKED STAGE, Slovenia: October, 2004
The Brody was off to Europe in late October for the 3rd annual Naked Stage Theatre Festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Kerry Leek, Marilyn Divine, Brad Fortier & Tom Johnson represented the US in this weeklong event. They performed the Brody's "Monologic" and worked with an international ensemble in several other performances.

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF IMPROVISATION, June, 2004
The Brody has been represented at this major international festival for the last six years. Tom Johnson and Brad Fortier spent the week with guest directors and 25 players from around the world, workshopping and performing around the theme of "Words, Sounds & Silence".

BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF IMPROVISATION, 2004
Brody members Brad Fortier and Tom Johnson were the sole American representitives at the Berlin fest, the largest improv event in Europe. Tom and Brad worked with a cast of fantastic performers from eight countries in a week that included over 30 shows, most to packed houses.

!NSTANT THEATRE FESTIVAL, Vancouver, Canada: 2004
Brody artistic director Tom Johnson was one of the festival's featured directors, teaming up with Unexpected Productions' Brian Kameoka and an international cast including Brody members Todd Greblo and Jim Waigand during 5 days of workshops and performances.

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF IMPROVISATION, June, 2003

!NSTANT THEATRE FESTIVAL, Vancouver, Canada: 2003
The Brody was a featured headliner at this festival, and came home with the designation of "Best International Act."


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