Calendar

May
6
Sat
Improvised Musical! @ Arts at Marks
May 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Improv Hawaii’s “(BLANK): The Musical“ is a fully improvised musical comedy featuring local Hawaii celebrities. “Hawaii Five-0” actor Dennis Chun will star in “Dennis Chun: The Musical” on Saturday, May 6th at The Artst at Marks Garage.

The musical comedy is described as a combination of a hit Broadway musical and the popular improv TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” She continued, “Everything from the music to the dance moves to the song lyrics are completely made up, so this will be audience’s only chance to see this particular show.”

Tickets and further information for “Dennis Chun: The Musical” is available at the improvhi website: http://improvhi.wpengine.com/musical/. Tickets range from $15. to $20.

May
15
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
May 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

May
22
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

May
29
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
May 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

Jun
3
Sat
The Original Jams Improv Show @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for some live comedy every First Saturday at The Arts at Marks in Chinatown!

Featuring some of Hawaii’s top players and special guests!

Open improv jam to follow. Anyone can play!

NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED!

Cost: $15 online or $20 at the door  Parking: Street, Paid Garage or Valet

*21 and over only

Jun
5
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

Jun
12
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

Jun
19
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

Jun
26
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

Jul
1
Sat
The Original Jams Improv MEGA Show @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for the ORIGINAL JAMS IMPROV MEGA SHOW!!!!

We’re taking a break in August, so we are packing July with some major COMEDY PUNCH!

Featuring Special Guests:
The McNuggets Show- Tom, Murf, Jack, Charlie and Meg McManus. They’re the most hilarious family you will ever meet.
Musical Healing – Diana Wan and Tina Uyeno. Singing about our feelings never felt so good.

Main Event:
“Jasmine Fernandez: The Musical”
A special “Aloha” performance to one of our long time improvhi members!

Cost: $15 online or $20 at the door  Parking: Street, Paid Garage or Valet

*21 and over only

SEE YOU THERE!