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The Freudian Slips

The Freudian Slips will be returning for another year of laughter-filled nights of improv! Presented by Chimera Theatre, the improvised comedy troupe will feature a mix of familiar faces and new members this season and they can’t wait for you to meet them. Returning to the troupe from last season is Andrew G. Cooper as Host, Brendan Law, and Taylor James McCallum, and Paul Rancourt. Rejoining the group from previous seasons are Allandra Gardner and Dan Ondang, and Kennedy Crane and Jamie Mason are making their debuts!

The Freudian Slips perform monthly shows at the Stage House Theatre, 422, Tranquille Road. Here is a full list of this season’s show:

March 24th, 2018 – 80s Tight ‘n’ Bright

April 21st, 2018 – Sheer Luck, an Improv Mystery

May 26th, 2018 – Star Wars vs. Star Trek

June 16th, 2018 – Harry Potter Improv!

July 21st, 2018 – Beach Blanket Bingo Party

August 18th, 2018 – Strip ‘n’ Sip

Doors for the open at 7:30 pm on performance nights and shows begin at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance through Chimera Theatre’s online box office at www.chimeratheatre.com/tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $20. Because of the improvised nature of the show, parental discretion is advised and we recommend sixteen years of age or older.

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Chimera Theatre is Bringing Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein back to Life!

Chimera Theatre is proud to announce the mainstage production of their 2017/2018 season: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, adapted by Andrew G. Cooper!

Frankenstein presents the tragedy of young Victor Frankenstein and the grotesque monster who haunts him in this new adaptation of Mary Shelley’s spine-chilling Gothic classic. Victor is obsessed with discovering the secrets of science and nature, but nothing can Continue reading Chimera Theatre is Bringing Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein back to Life!

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Chimera Theatre Presents: Perseus & Andromeda

Perseus & Andromeda by Euripides, adapted and created by Andrew G. Cooper and Melissa Thomas, runs at the 30th Annual Victoria Fringe Festival. There will be two pay-what-you-can
previews before the show tours to the province’s capital. Performance are at the Actors Workshop Theatre (900 McGill Road, inside the Old Main Building) at 7:00 pm on August
12th and 13th, 2016.

Tickets will be available at the door as cash only donations.

Chimera Theatre’s last touring production, The Untold Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Andrew G. Cooper, was nominated for Best New Play and Best Comedy at the 2015 Victoria Fringe Festival
where the show was called “delightfully silly” (Anne McGladdery, The Marble) and “refreshing” (Adrian Chamberlain, The Times Colonist).

More information is available on our website:www.chimeratheatre.com.

Follow Chimera Theatre on Twitter (@chimeratheatres) andFacebook for up-to-the-minute news.

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Perseus & Andromeda Previewing in Kamloops this Month

Chimera Theatre previewing mythical physical theatre in Kamloops Chimera Theatrebefore touring to Victoria with Perseus & Andromeda, a newly created movement show based on a nearly two thousand
year old lost Greek play by Euripides.

Perseus is a hero on a mission from the gods. Andromeda is a Continue reading Perseus & Andromeda Previewing in Kamloops this Month

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

The Freudian Slips: Hollywood Glamour

WHAT: An Improvised Comedy Show!
HOW: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased with cash at the door.
WHERE: The Stage House Theatre, 422 Tranquille Road
WHEN: May 21st, 2016.
Doors (and the cash bar and concession!) open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm.

FEATURING: Graham Ash, Brooke Ballam, Andrew G. Cooper, Jeffrey S. Daniels, Brittney Martens, Brittany McCarthy, Dan Ondang and Josh Sunderman.

The hottest improvised comedy troupe in town is hitting the stages of Kamloops again this summer and is now performing in three different locations! After its hugely successful inaugural season of bringing entertaining and hilarious improvised shows to Kamloops, The Freudian Slips will be returning for four more hilarious nights of improv! Presented by Chimera Theatre, the improvised comedy troupe will be featuring a mix of familiar faces and new members as it gears up to make you laugh this summer. This month, we’re still in our usual location: The Stage House Theatre.

On May 21st, The Freudian Slips are taking you to HOLLYWOOD! It’ll be a night filled with big stars, favorite films and, of course, improv! This month we will be playing Mission Improvable for our show! Eight improvisers compete to be #1 as the audience votes on their favorite performers and scenes.Only one of our Hollywood superstars will remain at the end of the night and YOU get to decide who that is.

The shows are fast-paced, funny and a splendid mix of wit, physical comedy and outrageous situations. Because it’s improvised, each show is completely unique and you never know what you’re going to get!

AUDIENCE MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO DRESS UP FOR OUR PERFORMANCES! COME OUT IN YOUR BEST HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR CLOTHES OR DRESSED AS YOUR FAVORITE FILM CHARACTER!

Thank you to our sponsors:
Sahali Mall
Academy Of Dance
Therapy Vineyards Winery
Let’s Reconcile Bookkeeping
Red Beard Cafe

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!