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Bad Dog Theatre Company

875 Bloor Street W., Toronto, Canada
Non-profit organization



Home of Toronto's longest-running improv show: Theatresports!   Check us out at: and on Twitter: @baddogtheatre


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Hello Saturday night! 6pm | Nicole Passmore leads our Saturday drop-in class | $5 7pm | Nicole directs our resident Featured Players in The Early Show | $5 (or free with drop-in) 8pm | Toronto, I Love You - a hilarious, heartwarming improvised love letter to the city with live music by Nick Di Gaetano | $15/$10 ($5 off with a ticket to the Early Show) 9:30pm | Bad Dog presents: Featuring - the Featured Players hit the stage in a full-length original show | $10 (or $5 with a ticket to #TOiLoveYou) Still some tickets available...

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We've got a sweetheart of a double-bill tonight. Toronto, I Love You at 8pm followed by opening night of Hookup at 10pm. Get on this!

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Bad Dog's 2016 Season Launch Party

Tickets for tonight's opening are all sold out, but you can still stop by around 9 tonight and party with us!

Bad Dog's 2016 Season Launch Party

Bad Dog Theatre Company's cover photo

Bad Dog Theatre Company's cover photo

The Bad Dog Theatre Company presents HOOKUP


The Bad Dog Theatre Company presents HOOKUP

Bad Dog Academy

Have some experience? Looking for a scene work out? Take Foundation Level 3 taught by Nicole Passmore on Monday Nights 6-8pm

10 artists to watch this winter

Check out NOW Magazine's Winter Stage Preview! Our very own Colin Munch is one of their 10 Artists to Watch - featured in our upcoming remount of Toronto, I Love You (January 20-30).

Specialty Drop-in Workshops

Our Tuesday and Saturday drop-in classes have been so packed that we've added a brand new Wednesday-night class! Join Lindsay Mullan for a taste of Keith Johnstone-inspired improv tonight from 6:30-7:30pm. (Who is Keith Johnstone? What does that mean? Swing by the theatre tonight to find out!) Fun, friendly and open to all skill levels... this one is great for beginners and veterans alike! Just $5.

Bad Dog's 2016 Season Launch Party

Bad Dog's 2016 Season Launch Party

Drumroll..... the teams competing in the fourteenth annual Globehead tournament will be: - Classic Humans (Justin D'Angelo, Cassie Cao, Jennifer Ferris & Samantha Chaulk) - Ethnic Eccentrics (Lisa Merchant & Alex Hatz) - FLIGHT CLUB! (Constantine Pavlou & Liam Murphy) - Fratwurst (Evan Arppe, Eric Miinch & Josh Murray) - French Toast (Florian François, Daphney Jospeh, Sonia D'Amico & Mathieu St Laurent) - KEVIN (Colin Munch, Evany Rosen & Conor Bradbury) - Mantrackers (Matt Folliott, Nigel Downer & Natalie Metcalfe) - MTCIPfMTC (Nicole Passmore, Conor Holler & AJ Vaage) - New Prince (Justin Collette, Scott Lloyd & Michelle Hart) - Northwest Passage (Kat Letwin & Simon McCamus) - Odin's Song (Alice Moran, Dan Jeannotte, Chris Wilson & James Gangl) - Old and Married (Scott Goldman, Laura Salvas & Kjell Cawsey) - Prom King (Hans Krause, Alice Stratford Kurus & Callum Wratten) - Queen Beys (Carol Zoccoli, Rakhee Morzaria, Hannan Younis & Nelu Handa - Salty Popcorn (Paloma Nuñez, Ann Pornel & Ify Chiwetelu) - Single Ladies (Nora Boydell, Josh Obermeyer, Greg Fox & Candace Meeks) - SODA School Of Dramatic Acting (Oliver Georgiou, Jess Grant, Ted Hallett & Ken Hall) - Sport Enthusiasts (Mark Shyzer & Cassie Barradas) - Tacocheetah (Zohaib Khan, Arun Kirupa, Malcolm Boner, Kaleb Brown & Connor Low) - The Coincidence Men (Marcel St. Pierre, Gord Oxley, Rob Hawke, Kerry Griffin & Ralph MacLeod) - The Nice Guys (Sharjil Rasool, John Richardson, Michael Mongiardi & Raul Delgado) - The Professional Actors (Christy Bruce & Gavin Williams) - The Wrecking Crew with New Gord (Jane Luk Sam Agro & Dave Healey) - Your Kids (Nadine Djoury, Liz Johnston, Christian Smith & Kevin Vidal) Stay tuned for the full tournament schedule!

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A lineup as unseasonably hot as this weather: 6pm: $5 drop-in workshop with Julie Osborne 7pm: our Featured Players take the stage for the Early Show - see Tricia Black, Nate Callens, Ify Chiwetelu, Beth Dunn, Talal Itani, Daphney Joseph, Connor Low, Rakhee Morzaria, Allana Reoch, Christian Smith, Sarah Szloboda and Callum Wratten tear it up - FREE with your Theatresports ticket! 8pm: don't miss week 2 of our All Star Alumni Theatresports tourney with host Tom MacKay and featuring Erin Conway, Alastair Forbes & Lindsay Grant vs.Gary Pearson, Garry Campbell, Dave Healey & Jerry Schaefer with Tony Smith on keys 9:30pm: prepare to regret everything as resident smut-mongers Ann Pornel, Matt Folliott, Sarah Hillier & Jess Bryson have one hour to hilariously corrupt this month's innocent guest Colin Sharpe at FILTHY. 2016, you're too good to us.

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Bad Dog presents: Toronto, I Love You

Bad Dog presents: Toronto, I Love You



My new record MAKESNDOES drops today in honour of the ongoing run of #toiloveyou at Bad Dog (wed-sat 8pm until Jan 30)! It's $5 and you can get it here: or from me directly at the theatre after our shows or at the Holy Oak on Feb. 2! #music #416 #newrelease #diy #selfproduced



Finally got my name on something @baddogtheatre #chair #donatenow #theatre



Another month, another amazing set of hilarious people kickin it at #salomonandsmith #comedy #standupcomedy #mondaynightfun



Another side splitting night with Salomon & Smith!! #comedy #comics #toronto #baddog #salomonandsmith



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Tonight at 9:30 - experience joy. Then: create your own through karaoke. Tomorrow: worry about life.



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