BIF Opening Act: This is going to be a treat of Improv where we introduce the festival across to you and have some of the well known performers of ICB come together in a thrilling first act of this show.
The Monkey Project: Their eyes brimming with mischief and their minds full of crazy yet vulnerable ideas, The Monkey Project is ICB’s newest improv ensemble. These Monkeys’ discovered each other during ICB’s 8-week intensive program, and, were later joined by artists with diverse improv experiences. They love to ‘yes and’ and create fascinating worlds and relationships on stage through improvised storytelling. While they believe they are a ‘Work-in-Progress’, they look for platforms to delight the audience and spread the beauty of Improv.
About the Bengaluru Improv Festival:
The Bengaluru Improv Festival is Indias first Improv Festival. The festival marks Indias entry in the art of Improvisation Theatre. In the space of live & participatory entertainment, Improv is the next big thing. Improvisation not only encapsulates the realm of comedy but goes beyond it, to categorise itself under theatre. India has a thriving Improv potential. BIFs intention is to get all those who practice the art of Improv under one roof. The festival will also see international Improv artists, who will collaborate with us to perform and teach their experienced knowledge about the art. Improvisation has various styles and forms that remain unexplored which will become a discovery to all those who be a part of the festival. We are also bringing about an awareness to our audiences on the different styles of Improv there exists.