THE LITTLE IF

©Silvia Behar

The Little IF, The Little Barcelona Improv Festival,  is the 5th annual improv festival organized by Barcelona Improv Group, offering 8 shows over two nights, November 3rd and 4th.

This year, the festival celebrates local talent with a collaboration of Barcelona teams performing improv comedy and theatre in Catalan, Spanish, and English. Local troupes Impro Acatomba, The Modestos, and Barcelona Improv Group will perform, as well as the critically acclaimed show Ten Thousand Million Love Stories from England along with 4 mixed teams of local improvisers. 
Come enjoy the best of Barcelona’s theatrical talent in one weekend!


TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR:

Full Price........................................................................10€  
Festival Participant.........................................................free  
 

Bar opens 20h  /  Show begins at 20:30h
No reservation necessary, arrive at 20h to guarantee your seat
* Ticket sales cash only

Fundació Cultural Hostafrancs, C/ Torre d‘En Damians, 6

 

PREVIEW NIGHT

Join us for a meet and greet, improv jam and preview performance with BIG and Watch This Space.
Thursday November 2nd, 20h - 23h
Bar del Retro, C/Torrent de L’Olla, 141


SHOWS
 

Friday, November 3rd, 8:30 – 11:30pm

8:35 – 9:05pm     Mixer Team A

Each mixer team’s 12 members meets for the first time at the festival, creates their unique show, and performs one time only. Over the years, our mixer teams have been some of the funniest, most spontaneous, and ourageous parts of the festival.

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9:10 – 9:35pm    Mixer Team B

Each mixer team’s 12 members meets for the first time at the festival, creates their unique show, and performs one time only. Over the years, our mixer teams have been some of the funniest, most spontaneous, and ourageous parts of the festival.

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10:05 – 10:35pm     Impro Acatomba
ACATOMBA is a strong word, a lifestyle, a theatrical family, a way of doing things freely, a wish to experiment, learn and discover. Impro Acatomba, a Catalan group based in Barcelona, has been performing since 2001. We like to improvise and let our imagination fly freely.

10:40 – 11:20pm     Barcelona Improv Group (BIG)
BIG presents a monthly, sell-out, comedy show at the Tinta Roja theatre. Performing English improv comedy and theatre shows since 2011, BIG has become renowned internationally for their sharp wit, wild adventures, and intimate theatricality.


Saturday, November 4th, 8:30 – 11:30pm

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8:35 – 9:05pm     Mixer Team C

Each mixer team’s 12 members meets for the first time at the festival, creates their unique show, and performs one time only. Over the years, our mixer teams have been some of the funniest, most spontaneous, and ourageous parts of the festival.

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9:10 – 9:35pm.    Mixer Team D
Each mixer team’s 12 members meets for the first time at the festival, creates their unique show, and performs one time only. Over the years, our mixer teams have been some of the funniest, most spontaneous, and ourageous parts of the festival.

10:05 – 10:35pm     The Modestos

The Modestos is a Barcelona based international improv group, formed in Lecoq style of physical theatre in Barcelona. They have travelled in Spain and South America acting and learning from many teachers. They have performed regularly in Barcelona for 4 years and give courses in their style of improv.

10:40 – 11:20pm     Ten Thousand Million Love Stories
A two-person, multi-character improvised show with UK improvisers Heather Urquhart and Jules Munns. 10,000 Million Love Stories is a show about love, what it means, and how we succeed and fail in it.


FAQ’S

Can I buy tickets in advance?
We’re not able to offer advanced ticketing, but you can Register as a Festival Participant for 20€ which guarantees you free entry to both nights of shows and 5€ off any workshops you sign up for.

Is the show appropriate for children?
Because the content will be improvised, we cannot guarantee what language will be used and advise parents to make the choice of what is most appropriate for their children. We ask that all children (and adults) give their full attention to what’s on stage without electronic distractions.
There is no reduced price for children.