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Improv Drop In Class $5 - 115 Danforth
Starts: 6:00 pm
The Social Capital runs public drop-in improv classes each Saturday (6:00-7:30 PM), across the street from the theatre in our new studio space at 115 Danforth Ave., 2nd floor (entrance between M Nails and Ali Baba’s, south side of Danforth Ave.).

This class is geared towards newer and beginner improvisers. This 90-minute improv class costs $5 each and is led by Ralph MacLeod (Artistic Director and Workshop Director of The Social Capital Theatre) and great guest instructors. There is no experience necessary to take this class and no pre-registration is required. Simply show up and be prepared to have fun! There is no limit on the number of participants in this class.

You will be exposed to simple concepts that lead towards good improv. These concepts (such as the power of saying ‘yes’, being positive, and support) are also helpful in our everyday professional and personal lives. Every Saturday at 6:00 PM.

This is Toronto’s only drop-in improv class in the east end.

Saturdays 6:00–7:30 PM ($5).
The SoCap Student Show
Starts: 7:30 pm
The SoCap Shortform Student Show allows our students to take to the stage and play with members of the SoCap Players and Alumnae.

It's a fun night that combines learning and entertainment. It's EnterLearnment!

Tickets: Free!

Get Around Me

Saturday, August 1st, 8:00 pm

Doors: 9:45
Tickets: $15


From the star of last year’s hit solo show “Drag Queen Stole My Dress”( Montreal Fringe 2014 Best Script Nominee) and the 2013 award winning show “Love in the Time of Time Machines” (Frigid Best of Fest & Audience Choice; Montreal Fringe Best Visual Identity) comes a brand new solo show tackling one of today’s most pressing and talked about issues.

“Get Around Me!” is a heartfelt and hilarious personal account of one woman’s journey into athleticism; and the startling truths she uncovers there.
A powerful story of strength and heartbreak, this is one footy player who won't take her sexual assault lying down!

Starts: 9:30 pm
Tickets: Pay What You Can
Doors: 9:15

Improvinator presents the August Edition of our monthly show at the SoCap!

Featuring our host for the evening Korri Birch!

A Longform Narravtive set by us followed by an Improv Jam at the end of the night where anybody in the audience can play!

All of this happening "After Dark"!

Improvinator is:
Ben Ball
Hugh Cameron
Jonathan Bernstein
Colin Sharpe
Andrew Haggith
Christopher Pirri

What is The Social Capital?

bestof_runnerup_badgeWe are a performing arts bar in the heart of the Danforth Village. We host and teach improv comedy, standup and sketch. We have a great sound system for bands of all sizes and a beautiful cabaret space for smaller combos. We host poetry performances and writing workshops. We have a lovely bar and lounge with drink specials every evening of the week. We also rent rehearsal studios and our performance spaces by the hour, day or longer.

Interested in having your show on one of our stages? Want to book a private event or party? Have any other questions? Please get in touch.

Where is The Social Capital?

We’re located at 154 Danforth Avenue, just a few steps from Broadview subway station. We’re on the second and third floor above the venerable Black Swan Tavern.