We make things up on stage, but we plan things well behind the scenes…


2019 Festival Team

The New Zealand Improv Festival is looking for a rad bunch of production, admin, and marketing champs to help bring NZIF 2019 to the stage in October at BATS Theatre. Applications will open soon!


Jennifer O’Sullivan
Festival Director

Matt Powell
Online Registrations Coordinator and Designer

Julian Sewell
Participant Liaison
(VUW MFA Internship)



Festival Presenters

Submissions open soon for people looking to direct, teach, or otherwise present at NZIF 2019.


Watch this space…

Keep watching…


Board of Trustees

The New Zealand Improv Trust oversees the management of the New Zealand Improv Festival.


Tai Samaeli (Chair)

Amy Davison