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The Kinkonauts Present: The Four Corners Festival

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

cSPACE Marda Loop
Studio Theatre

The Kinkonauts present an improv festival featuring the Four Corners Collective: artistic directors from improv companies in Calgary, Red Deer, Victoria and Portland. Get ready for an exciting weekend of improv that feels like theatre.

The Four Corners are: Jenna Goldade (Red Deer), Dave Morris (Victoria), Domeka Parker (Portland), and Calgary’s own Owen Chan.

DOMEKA PARKER From Portland Domeka Parker is owner and Artistic Director of Deep End Theater in Portland Oregon. Raised by professional actors who excelled in scripted and improvised theater, Domeka was gifted with a childhood full of creative inspiration, lessons in acting, stage craft, improv and getting by on very little money. She has trained under some of the worlds most prolific performance instructors and has been teaching improvisational theater for 13 years. Domeka has dedicated the past 10 years to developing an approach to improvisational theater that creates exceptional, innovative and provocative theatrical work. Her philosophy and pedagogy create inspiring and capable student performers and supports, develops and strengthens the work of professionals.

JENNA GOLDADE From Red Deer Jenna Goldade is a graduate of the RDC Theatre Program and the RDC Motion Picture Arts Program. She is currently the Artistic Director of Against the Wall Theatre in Red Deer. She is the co-creator of Bull Skit! the comedy night that happens monthly in Red Deer, and producing Bull Prov! Calf Skit! and many more hilarious shows with ATW. She has performed with the Canadian Improv Guild (Calgary), Loose Moose Theatre (Calgary), Rapid Fire Theatre (Edmonton), Seattle International Improv Festival, and iO (Chicago). Training credits include Second City improv and writing Intensives, iO Summer intensive, Loose Moose Theatre, and Rapid Fire Theatre. She is a teacher, improviser, producer, writer, director, and lover of the arts!

DAVE MORRIS From Victoria Dave Morris is a speaker, teacher, and storyteller, but mostly he’s an improviser. He’s been teaching, producing and performing improvisation around Canada and the world for the last 15 years. He is the artistic director of the award-winning Paper Street Theatre co. in Victoria B.C., was a long-time volunteer and regional director for the Canadian Improv Games, and performs his one-man improvised storytelling shows to high acclaim. He has performed and taught at festivals around the world, including Seattle, London, Berlin, Amsterdam, Chicago, and many more across Canada. He’s busy often, but can always be busier.

OWEN CHAN From Calgary Owen Chan is a high school drama teacher, improv enthusiast, and passionate supporter of live theatre. He came to teaching and improv at the same time as a member of the UBCi Improv Club in Vancouver, and is happy to have been a coach of dozens of improv troupes over the past decade.

As a founding member of The Kinkonauts Owen has performed in Calgary and on stages throughout North America, including Improvaganza and the Prairie Bowl at Rapid Fire Theatre in Edmonton. During his down time you might find him juggling, playing board games, chilling with his cats, or wearing bow-ties.


March 30
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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cSPACE Marda Loop- Studio Theatre
1721 29th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2T 6T7 Canada
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