SANTA BARBARA ZOO PRESENTS IMPROVology Featuring LA's Impro Theatre Company
Are anteater antics amusing? Can California condors be comical? And what’s so funny about a monkey’s uncle?
Find out at IMPROVology, the Santa Barbara Zoo’s science-meets-comedy show, which has outgrown its nest and flown the coop, landing at the Lobero Theatre.
Hear stories from top experts about an animal’s mating practices, survival strategies, unusual behaviors, conservation challenges, and more.
Then LA’s Impro Theatre takes the stories as fuel for side-splitting skits, songs, and silliness created on-the-spot.
Think TED Talks meets Whose Line Is It Anyway.
Local pianist Konrad Kono provides the mood music with Dr. Michael Schindlinger (past expert: wild parrot languages) on bass. Local celebrity judges award points to each team. It’s family-friendly fun, with audience participation encouraged.
Who knew a comedy show about wildlife could be so … wild?
“I’ve never laughed so hard while learning — or learned so hard while laughing!” – Starshine Roshell, writer, columnist, & comedy connoisseur
Sponsored by friends of Ginni and Chad Dreier who share the love of the Santa Barbara Zoo. In memory of cherished Santa Barbara Zoo family members Chad Dreier (the lionheart), Sujatha (the Asian elephant), Zoe (the snow leopard), and Cito (the Humboldt penguin).
Santa Barbara Zoo presents
$70 – VIP
(VIP ticket includes premier seating and a pre-show reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres)
$30 – Reserved
$25 – Santa Barbara Zoo Members