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Thursday, June 3 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Opening of the GII Symposium | Coup de Comedy Festival LIMITED

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The launch of the Global Improvisation Initiative (GII) Symposium 2021, in partnership with Improbable, and the Coup de Comedy (CdC) Festival 2021, presented by Improv Revolution and the University of California, Irvine Claire Trever School of the Arts Department of Drama - join us as we launch this one-of-a-kind FREE collaborative event exploring improvisation and comedy.

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Starting on Thursday, June 3 at:
8:00 am Pacific Time (US) PDT UTC-7
9:00 am Mountain Time (US) MDT UTC-6
10:00 am Central Time (US) CDT UTC-5
11:00 am Eastern Time (US) EDT UTC-4
12:00 am Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -3UTC-3
4:00 pm London, UK BST UTC+1
5:00 pm Berlin, Germany CEST UTC+2
6:00 pm Moscow, Russia MSK UTC+4
7:00 pm Dubai, United Arab Emirates+04 UTC+4
8:30 pm Mumbai, India IST UTC+5:30
11:00 pm Beijing, China & Singapore +08 UTC+8
12:00 am (Fri) Tokyo, Japan JST UTC+9
1:00 am (Fri) Sydney, Australia AeST UTC+10

avatar for Joel Veenstra

Joel Veenstra

Faculty | Co-Founder/Creative Team, University of California, Irvine | Global Improvisation Initiative (GII)
Joel Veenstra teaches improvisation, stage management, and collaborative production at the University of California, Irvine. He is active in the improvisation and applied improvisation world and serves on the Board of AIN and as the co-director of Global Improvisation Initiative... Read More →
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Lee Simpson

Artistic Director, Improbable
Lee is a founder member of Improbable, a Comedy Store Player and one of Paul Merton's Impro Chums. He’s also been a croupier, cinema projectionist and breakfast show DJ. He’s written plays, appeared in sit-coms and in some films, been on some Radio 4 panel shows and once did a... Read More →
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Phelim McDermott

Artistic Director, Improbable
Phelim is a founder member of Improbable. He has won various awards such as an Olivier Award for Best Entertainment, TMA Awards for Best Touring Production and Best Director and a Critics Circle Best Designer Award. He was awarded a National Endowment for Science, Technology and the... Read More →
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Theresa Robbins Dudeck

Co-Founder/Creative Team, Global Improvisation Initiative (GII)
Theresa Robbins Dudeck, PhD, is a theatre scholar-practitioner with expertise in improvisation and applied improvisation. She works globally, in both professional and academic settings, applying the power of impro to pedagogy, leadership, teamwork, collaborative creation, and social... Read More →

Thursday June 3, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
UCI Zoom Webinar