Manila Improv Festival 2015

Improv theater enthusiasts and artists are catching the ongoing Manila Improv Festival 2015 at the PETA Theater Center this week. Headed by Gabe Mercado of the Silly People’s Improv Theater (SPIT), this year’s festival features more than 15 Improv Theater Groups across the globe.

This 3rd Manila Improv Festival also includes a series of Improv workshops for enthusiasts and neophytes who are interested in developing their skills in improvisation, confidence, concentration and even language skills! Some of the workshop series include Physical Training for Performance, Play-Speak Action and Long Form Improv.

Last Thursday, we chanced upon Ariel Diccion and Gabe Mercado of SPIT and John Maloney of Taichung Improv in Taiwan. We had a quick chat for a podcast, that we’d like to share with you.

The Manila Improv Festival 2015 will run until Sunday at the PETA Theater Center. For ticket inquiries you may call the PETA Box Office at (0917) 391 7370 or go to You can also email SPIT at

Learn more about Improv Theater and get a feel of the hilarity and fun when you go see an Improv show by listening to the podcast.


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Orly S. Agawin

The author Orly S. Agawin

Orly has been writing for The Jellicle Blog since 2008. He is a training and development consultant by day and an art enthusiast by night. He lives in Parañaque with his mom.

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