What to do on an evening in Switzerland? A bar again? A movie again? Why not something totally new and fresh! We welcome you at THE IMPROV COMEDY KITCHEN.
Some of the best comedians and improvisers from Canada, USA and the UK are coming to Switzerland to show you the hilarious and wonderful entertainment abilities of LIVE improv, as seen on shows like Who’s line is it anyway. High pace comedy, touching emotional scenes, or an inspiring song? We improvise from your suggestions!
Come out for a night of joy, laughter and surprises mixed together by your inputs and the wits of our outstanding performers. To ensure the right amount of Swissness we add a Swiss performer to the recipe who will stand his or her grounds in this outstanding night of English speaking entertainment.
Laughter, fun and a night to remember are guaranteed!
Peter More has been improvising for nearly 20 years. He started in London and soon found himself in Amsterdam. Here he performs and teaches regularly with easylaughs, Dizzy and the Pit Kittens, duo Mischler and More, and on his own. He has performed in festivals in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Finland and Chicago.
Nicole comes from Washington D.C. and studied improv in Chicago. She is a founding member of easylaughs and performed with Problem Solved and Blind Date in Amsterdam. She is Capricorn and left-handed. She teaches and performs improvisation all over the Netherlands. She has directed and performed in Washington D.C., Chicago, Amsterdam and Edinburgh.
Cari Leslie is an actor/improvisor based out of Amsterdam. Originally from Canada, Cari co-founded Ottawa-based longform improv troupe Crush Improv, toured outdoor Shakespeare productions with A Company of Fools, and travelled to 28 different countries hosting the children's television series, "A World of Wonders." Moving to Amsterdam in 2011, Cari spent two years as a cast member of internationally-known comedy institution Boom Chicago, where she performed improv and sketch comedy most nights of the week, as well as travelling around the Netherlands and Europe teaching improv and performing for various companies and organizations. Since 2009 she has also worked at Improv Camp, a week-long improv intensive for teens aka Best Camp Ever, on an island off of Vancouver.
We love to announce our Swiss guest performer for the February shows: The funny and explosive lady from Zurich: Simone Schwegler!
Simone is a professional improviser from Zurich and has been rocking stages for 7 years now. She studied improv, comedy, and theatre in Calgary, Chicago, and all over Europe. She performs and teaches for theater anundpfirsich and Harri Olli. Simone likes to bake and to put labels on things, but you cannot put a label on Simone.
She was born in England and moved to Switzerland aged four. She began with theatre in school and later on got to know improvisational theatre. Nicole is a member of the improv group “tiltanic” in St.Gallen. During this time she has participated in workshops in improvisational theatre and taken part in many shows within the group” tiltanic”.
After spending most of her life in Switzerland, Nicole has always kept up with the British sense of humor.
Manuela comes from Berne and performs and teaches regularly improv there. She studied and played improv in Chicago and in different parts of Europe. She is a founding member of Planlos in Bern. As a girlscout in her heart she loves to scout around for new challenges.
Started improvising in 2002, at Teatribù, Milano first improv school. He combines the classic Italian charm with the storytelling abilities of one of the most traveled improvisers in Europe.
He's been teaching improvisation since 2006 in Italy, and all around the world from Istanbul to Kyoto.
He started travelling for international shows and festivals in 2007, at Seattle International Improv Festival.
Since then he travelled all around the world to take part in festivals, alone or with Teatribù.