The Kinkonauts

The Kinkonauts are Calgary's Improv Lab: a long-form improvisational theatre troupe based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  We take up residence in awesome Inglewood, in the Alexandra Centre, and are comprised of more than 40 improvisors and numerous troupes dedicated to creating emotional, grotesque, and profound play-skits and make-em-ups.

Contact improv@kinkonauts.com for more information, or visit their website at http://www.kinkonauts.com/

 

Come check out the upcoming Reactor Festival March 28 to 31, 2018.

Full festival info available at http://www.kinkonauts.com/festival

 

Starfleet Confidential

8:00pm March 28, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival!  The Kinkonauts don their uniforms to seek out new laughs and new comedic situations in a loving parody of the Star Trek franchise.  With each improvised episode, the crew of the USS Callipygian explore strange new audience suggestions all while saving helpless colonists, dodging phaser fire and enjoying some tea, earl grey hot!  With opening act by Dojo Show.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

8:00pm March 28

$10 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

Quest Complete!

9:00pm March 28, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival presented by The Kinkonauts!  An improvised D&D inspired fantasy adventure that follows two heroes as they journey on an epic quest to defeat a villainous evil.  Choose your heroes, make their decisions for them and cheer for the role of the dice in Quest Complete!  With opening act SQUADBALL

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

9:00pm March 28

$5 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

Dear Future Self

8:00pm March 29, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival presented by The Kinkonauts!  If you could, what would you tell your future self?  Would it be a reminder, a memory, a few wise words of encouragement, or something totally different?  Andrew Phung (Kim's Convenience, The Beaverton) and Alexa MacKell (Loose Moose Theater) present Dear Future Self, an improvised comedy show inspired by audience members' messages to their future self.  This hour long show features two comedy dynamos taking an honest and often hilarious look at our past, present, and hopes for the future.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

8:00pm March 29

$15 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

Poutine Dreams & Built For Comfort

9:00pm March 29, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival!  Join us for this full cavalcade of improv buckaroos.  Two of the Kinkonauts' premier improv troupes will fill your bellies with warm laughs and leave you hungry for more in this special double header.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

9:00pm March 29

$5 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

The Sufferettes

8:00pm March 30, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival presented by The Kinkonauts!  The Sufferettes (Toronto) bring their show to Calgary after many successful festival tours and engagements around the world.  As a duo without any particular format, each show is a brand new improv comedy experiment.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

8:00pm March 30

$15 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

Off Book: The Musical

9:00pm March 30, 2018 & 8:00pm March 31, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival presented by The Kinkonauts!  A talented ensemble from Rapid Fire Theater only needs one thing to create a brand new musical from scratch, right before your eyes: a suggestions from the audience.  Witness spontaneous songs, choreography and scene work that will never be the same twice.  OFF BOOK was created in 2012 and has had 6 sold-out runs at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival.  30th features opening act Ben Gazi.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

9:00pm March 30 ($10 late show)

8:00pm March 31 ($15 early show)

General admission, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

Waiting For (Blank)

10:00pm March 30, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival presented by The Kinkonauts!  What if Samuel Beckett wrote his absurdist masterpiece Waiting for Godot on the back of a cocktail napkin an hour before showtime?  What if he cast two knucklehead improvisors instead of real actors?  This should give you some sense of what to expect when One Lions presents Waiting For (Blank), the Best of the Fest winner at the 2016 Vancouver International Improv Festival.  With opening act by Baby Tee Rex.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

10:00pm March 30

$10 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

Your Moms

9:00pm March 31, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival presented by The Kinkonauts!  Your Moms (Vancouver) bring their pleated jeans and unfiltered improvised comedy to the stage as they charm their way through a high energy show that places them in the most unlikely (or likely) places.  Your Moms gives birth to hilarious scenes that showcase the voices and relationships of 4 dynamic women who will make even your slightly racist grandmother blush.  With opening act by Group Chat.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

9:00pm March 31

$10 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

The Professors

10:00pm March 31, 2018

Part of the 2018 Reactor Festival presented by The Kinkonauts!  The Professors (Rapid Fire Theatre) are three college professors who "prove" an absurd hypothesis suggested by the audience over the course of a comedy lecture.  Fiercely intelligent, terribly funny and containing nothing whatsoever in terms of plot, these verbally facile performers spoof sloppy thinking, pop culture and foibles of academics- and draw sellout crowds.  With opening act Duckface.

The Rose Room at the Alexandra Centre (922 - 9 Ave SE)

10:00pm March 31

$10 General, online or cash/card at the door

http://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=kinks

 

 

 

 

 

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