2018 HISF Schedule

SHOWS

Filipino AF – A Comedy Variety Show

Saturday, Oct 20th – 7:30pm @ Honolulu Museum’s Doris Duke Theatre (Ticket price: $25.00)

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Asian AF Presents: Filipino AF is a comedy variety show featuring the best Filipino American talent in Los Angeles and now…Honolulu! Improv, sketch, standup, and maybe even some music and dance. (It’s Filipinos after all!)

LA Cast: William Choi, Joy Regullano, Allyn Pintal, Erich Tamola
Special Celebrity Guest Monologist: Amy Hill (50 First Dates, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The new Magnum P.I.)
Stand Up By: Kevin Camia (Comedy Central, Ali Wong Tour)
Honolulu Cast: Kimee Balmilero, Jose Ver
Location: Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Address: 900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward & Victoria)
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Whose Da Kine Is It Anyway?

Sunday, Oct 21st – 7:00pm @ Revolusun at SALT in Kakaako (Ticket price: $25.00)

Los Angeles-based “Nihongo Dake” bring their hilarity to Hawaii, all in Japanese!

Photo: Courtesy of Miki Ann Maddox

 

 

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We are excited to close out this year’s Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival with our very first all improv night! This special night of comedy will feature visiting Los Angeles team Nihongo Dake, who will do an entire set in Japanese! Whether you’re fluent or not…DON’T MISS THIS SHOW!

Nihongo Dake: Ann Maddox, Ai Yoshihara & Zach Olsen
Location: Revolusun at SALT in Kakaako
Address: 660 Ala Moana Blvd. (Above MOKU Kitchen)
Time: 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS

Improv Comedy for Beginners $25
Saturday, Oct 20th 10:00am-12:00pm
Experience Level: No experience needed
REGISTER BEGINNING IMPROV HERE

About this Workshop:
This workshop will focus on creating characters with strong, specific points of view, following the FUN in your scenes! Let’s get weird and silly! Let’s make bold, surprising, and unexpected choices!

About the Instructor:
Allyn Pintal is a writer and performer living in Los Angeles. She was born in the Philippines and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She co-hosts/co-produces the wildly popular show, Filipino AF. She can be found performing on Harold Night with Mondegreen! She is a writer for the Maude team Thirst Trap! She also hosts a monthly improv/storytelling show in the Inner Sanctum with her indie team k3wlAZN420.

Location:
Impact Hub Honolulu – 1050 Queen Street (entrance across from Whole Foods)

Parking:
Street or paid parking

Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing $25
Saturday, Oct 20th 10:00am-12:00pm
Experience Level: No experience needed
REGISTER FOR INTRO TO SKETCH WRITING HERE

About this Workshop:
This workshop will go over basics of sketch writing. Examples of sketches will be shown and discussed, and students will pitch their own ideas as well as brainstorm possible beats. If time permits, you may leave with a fully written sketch! Participants should come prepared with a notebook and pen/pencil, a laptop or tablet.

About the Instructor:
Joy Regullano is a graduate of the improv programs at Upright Citizens Brigade, Second City Hollywood, and iO West and currently performs with several sketch and improv teams in Los Angeles. Her TV credits include Supernatural, Raising Hope, 90210, and Castle. She is an avid writer and a burgeoning Youtube with self-written viral video WHITE FETISH boasting over 1 million views.

 Location:
Impact Hub Honolulu – 1050 Queen Street (entrance across from Whole Foods)

Parking:
Street or paid parking

Improv Harold Workshop $25
Saturday, Oct 20th 12:30m-2:30pm
Experience Level: Participants should have some knowledge of the Harold form
REGISTER FOR HAROLD WORKSHOP HERE

About this Workshop:
This workshop will focus on the basics and technique of the Harold form. How to effectively generate ideas in your openings, creating fun first beats and then exploring the game differently in second beats, and experimenting with form in group games.

About the Instructor:
Erich Tamola is an actor and improviser based in Los Angeles. He has been taking classes at UCB since 2013. He was on Mess Hall (Biscuits, Busters) & Harold Night (Mondegreen). He co-hosts and co-produces the ‘k3wlAZN420 Show’ & FILIPINO AF at UCB. Fun fact: Erich has lasers for eyes.

 Location:
Impact Hub Honolulu – 1050 Queen Street (entrance across from Whole Foods)

Parking:
Street or paid parking

The Writer’s Room $25
Saturday, Oct 20th 12:30m-2:30pm
Experience Level: For int to adv writers who are currently working on sketches
REGISTER FOR THE WRITER’S ROOM HERE

About this Workshop:
This workshop will focus on the basics and technique of the Harold form. How to effectively generate ideas in your openings, creating fun first beats and then exploring the game differently in second beats, and experimenting with form in group games.

About the Instructor:
Erich Tamola is an actor and improviser based in Los Angeles. He has been taking classes at UCB since 2013. He was on Mess Hall (Biscuits, Busters) & Harold Night (Mondegreen). He co-hosts and co-produces the ‘k3wlAZN420 Show’ & FILIPINO AF at UCB. Fun fact: Erich has lasers for eyes.

 Location:
Impact Hub Honolulu – 1050 Queen Street (entrance across from Whole Foods)

Parking:
Street or paid parking

 

PREVIOUSLY AT THIS FESTIVAL…

Live from Honolulu: The Musical!

Wednesday, Oct 17th – 7:30pm @ Honolulu Museum’s Doris Duke Theatre (Ticket price: $25.00)

HISF 2017 Featured “Procedural: The Musical,” “Sugar Ray: The Musical” and “AirBnB: The Musical”

Photo: Courtesy of Phillips Payson

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A night of original hilarious musicals written by aspiring Honolulu artists! If you like musicals and laughing…this show was created just for YOU!

Writers: Anette A., Kimee B., Susan H., Ixchel S.
Mentor: Zach Reino
Cast: Cast list coming soon
Musical Director: Sean Choo
Hosted by: Rita & Dolores
Location: Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Address: 900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward & Victoria)
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Two Scoops Funny

Thursday, Oct 18th – 7:30pm @ The Arts at Marks Garage (Ticket price: $25.00)

HISF 2017 showcased live sketches written by the HISF Startup Team

Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Hawe

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The Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival continues with a variety show featuring a mixed plate of local comedians, musicians, and all around fun people. This MADE IN HONOLULU show will feature live sketch comedy, original comedic videos, live music and more!
Writers: Brandon C., Trevor D., Jeff O., Tahiti R., Harrison S., Aiko S.
Mentor: Ann Maddox
Cast: Cast list coming soon
Special Musical Guest: TBD
Location: The Arts at Marks Garage
Address: 1159 Nuuanu Ave (corner of Pauahi)
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Giggle & Be Gay – Collab Event w/ Honolulu Pride

Friday, Oct 19th – 7:30pm @ Honolulu Museum’s Doris Duke Theatre (Ticket price: $35.00)

Comedy collab with Honolulu Pride and The Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation!

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Drag and improv and sketch…OH MY! Join us for a very colorful night featuring some special celebrity guests and local artists. Perfect way to kick off Honolulu Pride weekend!!!

Special Celebrity Guest: Bruce Vilanch
Special Video Welcome By: Mark Kanemura
Live Performances By:
Candi Shell & Anna Mei, Honolulu Gay Men’s Chorus
Improv Musical By:
Improvhi
Location
: Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Address: 900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)