V4 Improv Connect: Elevating the Art of Improvisational Theater

Bratislava, Slovakia – The International Society for Arts and Culture, o.z. (ISAC), with support from the Visegrad Fund, is excited to unveil “V4 Improv Connect.” This groundbreaking initiative aims to elevate the art of improvisational theater across Europe. From April 9th to 14th, 2024, Funnylicious Theater in Bratislava will host a remarkable gathering of improv talent from the Visegrád countries and beyond.

Uniting for a Cause
“V4 Improv Connect” centers around a 6-day retreat from April 9-14, 2024, providing a comprehensive platform for theater/ improv actors, trainers, and leaders to enhance their skills, share knowledge, and build lasting partnerships. The program includes a main stage performance on April 13th and nightly showcases, each promising an evening filled with the spontaneity and brilliance of improv, featuring artists from Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, and North Macedonia.

Highlight Events

  • Nightly Shows at Funnylicious Theater (April 9-12): Free admission to a diverse range of improv shows starting at 20:00. Advance reservations recommended.


  • Main Stage Show – The Big Show (April 13, 19:30 at Teatro Colorato): A unique, fully improvised performance by an international ensemble. Free admission, limited seating.
  • Public Workshop with Keith Farquhar (April 11, 18:30-21:30): Improve your acting skills in a Meisner Acting workshop with the esteemed Keith Farquhar.


Our Vision
“V4 Improv Connect” seeks to transform improv from a genre seen as casual comedy into a respected art form, showcasing its depth, resilience, and creativity. Supported by the Visegrad Fund, this project aims to cultivate a dynamic improv community, underscoring the art form’s versatility.

International Ensemble and Partners
This project unites a broad spectrum of talent, emphasizing our dedication to inclusivity, diversity, and collaboration.

Project Partners:

  • Funnylicious Theater (Slovakia)
  • Itt és Most Társulat (Hungary)
  • České národní improvizační divadlo (Czechia)
  • Fundacja Teatr Wschodni (Poland)
  • Macedonian Center of International Theater Institute (North Macedonia)

Unofficial Partners:

  • IGLU Theatre (Slovenia)
  • Flow Theater (Hungary)

Main Stage Show: Teatro Colorato, Bratislava
Nightly Showcases and Workshop Venue: Funnylicious Theater, Bratislava

Tickets and Language
All events, including nightly showcases and the main stage show, are free.

The public workshop costs €40 (online)/ €45 (at the door). All performances and workshops will be conducted in English, ensuring accessibility for a broad audience.


About the Organizers
ISAC, the parent organization of Funnylicious Theater, champions the performing arts and cultural exchange. Through initiatives like “V4 Improv Connect,” ISAC aims to democratize access to the arts and foster a rich cultural dialogue.

Stay Tuned
“V4 Improv Connect” is just the beginning of an exciting journey. Anticipate further announcements about an international tour to follow.

Join us this April in Bratislava for an unforgettable celebration of improvisational theater.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

Bratislava: April 13, 2024
Prague: May 10-12, 2024
Lublin: September 27-29, 2024
Budapest: October 25-27, 2024
Skopje: November 29 – December 1, 2024

For more information and to reserve tickets, please visit TICKETS.

Contact Information:

The project is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from the International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.

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