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MPRO, the first edition of the improvisation theater festival, has begun!

MPRO, the first edition of the improvisation theater festival, has begun!

MPRO, the first edition of the improvisation theater festival, has begun!

18 shows supported by 18 bands of over 100 improvisers from 6 cities: Bucharest, Targoviste, Craiova, Cluj, Targu Mures and Iasi


MPRO, the first edition of the improvisation theater festival, has begun!

18 shows supported by 18 bands of over 100 improvisers from 6 cities: Bucharest, Targoviste, Craiova, Cluj, Targu Mures and Iasi
4 improvisation workshops held by professional actors, the special screening "Trust us, this is all made up" filmed at the Barrow Street Theater in New York and 2 All Stars events complete the program of improvisation shows in the 7 days of the festival.
Today, September 23, starting at 19:00, at Comedy Theater in Bucharest, The first theater event dedicated entirely to improvisation begins. Spartak Chekhov and Shakespeare United will open first edition of the National Improvisation Festival, by a unique representation after 10 years since the introduction of the Sport Theater formula by the director Vlad Massaci in Romania.


Starting at 8:00 pm, Freeze band from Bucharest prepares the public for the first invited city, represented by the Collection Team from Craiova, scheduled for 9:00 pm on the stage of the theater in the Old Center of the Capital. The first day of the festival will close with the last evening show, Backstage Boys from Bucharest, starting at 22:00.
In those 7 days of festival, from Monday, September 23 to Sunday, September 29, 15 other bands from Iasi, Craiova, Targu Mures, Cluj and Bucharest are expected starting at 19:00 and until 23:00, at the Comedy Theater in Bucharest. The entire program is available on the event website: www.improfest.ro.
In addition to improvisation shows, the public is invited to attend the 4 workshops on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 from 12:00 and 17:00, respectively. Actors like Mihaela Sirbu, Catalin Neamtu, Axel Mustache, Madalin Mandin and Bogdan Dumitrescu will talk to those interested about the art of improvisation and the personal development of those who practice this type of show.


Both the shows, the workshops, and the special screening "Trust us, this is all made up" prepare the spectators for the weekend events known as All Stars Show, times when the best improvisers chosen throughout the week will be seen by public.
"Trust us, this is all made up" presents TJ Jagodowski and Dave Pasquesi, two of the world's best practitioners of long-form improvisation, preparing for the show. The "Trust Us, This is All Made Up" screening is scheduled for Friday at 10:00 pm at which time a portrait of remarkably talented friends will be presented, including an unforgettable live performance, filmed at the Barrow Street Theater in New York.
Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased through the Eventim network and at the ticket office of the Comedy Theater, the price of a ticket to a show being 10 lei.

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