Montreal Sketchfest 2015

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OUR 2015 10TH ANNIVERSARY LINE-UP FEATURED OVER 60 TROUPES COMING FROM ALL OVER NORTH AMERICA!!!

AWARD WINNERS

BEST OF THE VEST: Vest of Friends 

JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARD: Peter N’ Chris

LIFETIME ACHIEVMENT AWARD: Ladystache

BAG O’ BEER AWARD (BEST NEWCOMERS): Jess Fitzpatrick & Falcon Powder

ZOOFEST AWARD: Marty Topps

BEST LOCAL TROUPE: HOT RAW FIRE

Workshops:

PHYSICALITY IN SKETCH COMEDY WITH PETER N’ CHRIS
SATURDAY MAY 30TH, 2015

Download an electronic version of the print program here!

2 Humans (Toronto) • 3rd Klass (Toronto) • A Shoddy Magician (Toronto) • A.K.A. Flora Lynn (Montreal) • Action Park (New York) • Baby Shoes (New York) • Barbara (Toronto) • Beans on Toast (Montreal) • Bridge & Tunnel (New York) •  Ça Suffit la Comedie (Montréal) • Cash Grab (Toronto) • Champagne May West (Montréal) • Dead Dads Club (New York) • Ding Dong (Toronto) • Dink Floyd (Montreal) • Employees of the Year (Montreal) • Falcon Powder (Toronto) • Freddie & Jess(Toronto) • Gary. (Montreal) • Genius Gold (St.Henri) • Get Off The Stage (Montreal) • Grumpy Old Men (Montreal) •Hamhock Velvet (Montreal) • High Dramma (Philadelphia) • HOT RAW FIRE (Montreal) • It Doesn’t Have to Be this Way(Los Angeles)  • Jessica Fitzpatrick (Toronto) • Junkyard Dukes (Toronto) • Knock Knock (Montreal) • Ladies & Gentlemen(Montreal) • Ladystache (Toronto) • Le deuxième choix du Président (Montréal) • Les Lundis (Montréal) • Les Bunheads(Montréal) • Les Pic-Bois (Montréal)  • Lil’ RasGALS (Toronto) • Marty Topps (Toronto) • Math, Science, and the Humanities (Brooklyn) • Mozart et Fils (Montréal) • O DAT DUM (Toronto) • Palcoholics (Toronto) • Panacea! (Toronto) •Parker & Seville (Toronto) • Peggylouloulouloulou (New York) • Peter N’ Chris (Vancouver) • Prudence Divine (Montreal) •Sanderjohnson (Monteal) • Sawyer & Hurley (Boston)  • Stockton (New York) • Swaghetti Yolonaise (Montreal) •  Swamp Mouth (Montreal) • Tall Sigh (Toronto) • Tall Tall Lady (Montreal) • That’s So Whatever (Toronto) • The Bixtons (Toronto) •The Priesty Boyz (Montreal) • The Rocket Scientists (Toronto) • The Significunts (Montreal) • The Weaker Vessels(Toronto) • The Wire Mothers (New York) • Tropic of Capricorn (Montreal) • Uncalled For (Montreal) • Vest of Friends(Toronto) • We Just Make this Stuff Up (Montreal) • Wendigo (New York)

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SCHEDULE BY DAY

OPENING NIGHT – Thursday May 21st, 8PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

Friday May 22nd, 8PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine, Soirée Franco Sketch

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Friday May 22nd, 8:30PM @ Montreal Improv Théâtre

3697 boul St-Laurent

Friday May 22nd, 10:30PM @ Montreal Improv Théâtre

3697 boul St-Laurent

 

Saturday May 23rd, 3PM – Women in Comedy Panel @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine – FREE EVENT

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Montreal Sketchfest, Women in Comedy Montreal and No More Radio presents a live podcast and panel discussion about the challenges, accomplishments and emerging projects involving women in (sketch) comedy, with representatives from various comedy communities in North America.

Moderator: Sarah Deshaies

Panelists: Chantale Renée, Dawn Ford, Dave Sawyer, Kristen Barlett, Sasha Manoli

More information about the event HERE

Saturday May 23rd, 8PM – WOMEN IN COMEDY @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Saturday May 23rd, 10PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Saturday May 23rd, 8:30PM @ Montreal Improv Théâtre

Saturday May 23rd, 10:30PM @ Montreal Improv Théâtre

Sunday May 24, 8PM SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Sketch artists performing improv!! Literally anything could happen! FREE Improv workshop 5PM – 7PM

Monday May 25, 8PM @ Théâtre Ste Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Tuesday May 26th, 8PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Wednesday May 27, 8PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Wednesday May 27, 10PM @ Théâtre Ste Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Thursday May 28, 8PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Thursday May 28, 10PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Friday May 29th, 7:30PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Friday May 29th, 9:30PM @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Saturday May 30th, 7:30PM @ Théâtre St Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

Saturday May 30th, 9:30PM   BEST OF THE FEST  + Closing/Awards Ceremonies @ Théâtre Ste. Catherine

264 rue Ste-Catherine est

LINE-UP: Peter N’ Chris, Marty Topps, Gary. , Priesty Boyz, Genius Gold, Junkyard Dukes, Ladies & Gentlemen, Falcon Powder, HOT RAW FIRE, Jess Fitzpatrick !

  • Host: Alain Mercieca & Al Lafrance

 

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

SKETCHFEST 2015 WAS MADE POSSIBLE THANKS TO THE AMAZING SUPPORT OF OUR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS!!

 

stamp_print  Presenting Partner: Théâtre Ste-Catherine Café Bar

A unique cultural destination. A solid vibe and good spot for tasty beer, homemade food,  coffee, comedy, improv and performances in Montreal!

 

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Festival Partner: Just for Laughs

The Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival is the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming on average 1.35 million visitors to Montreal each summer. This year for Montreal Sketchfest, Just for Laughs will be awarding a prize of cash and bragging rights to their favorite troupe.

 

 

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  Festival Partner: Zoofest

Zoofest is a festival spotlighting emerging talents through alternative programming that includes comedy, theatre, music, and other genres. Its purpose is to create a wild adventure and unique experiences. This year for Montreal Sketchfest, Zoofest will be hand-selecting their favorite troupe for a spot in their festival

 

logo_HI-Canada-Gros-Canada_noirOfficial lodging partner: HI-International Montreal

The HI-Montreal hostel offers shared and private rooms in downtown Montreal, close to Ste-Catherine street, Crescent street, the Museum of Fine Arts and Concordia and McGill universities. A kitchen, a bar and free WIFI are also available on-site. Bustling with people from all over the world, the hostel is the best place to meet other travelers. Join their pub crawls, bike tours and urban walks for a real feel of the city.

 

MITL_EN_WithoutTaglinePresenting Partner: Montreal Improv

Montreal Improv is an organization dedicated to promoting the art of improvised theatre. The company started teaching in 2008 and now the school has nearly 250 students studying improv in one of the 20+ classes currently being offered.

FREDCLOGOIllustration Sponsor: FredC

FredC is a French illustrator and graphic artist currently living in Montreal. His body of work includes graphic novels, posters, album covers, character design, 2d flash animation, live painting & mapping projects.

 

yelpLogoHiresPromotion Sponsor: Yelp Montreal

The Montréal Yelp Community introduces people to the best local businesses via user-generated reviews.

 

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Official Beer Sponsor: McAuslan Brewery

McAuslan St-Ambroise, Quebec’s foremost micro-brewery

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