About Us:

Edinburgh International Improv Festival is Scotland’s first and only Improv Festival, held in the beautiful and historic capital city.


The festival is produced by Blank Script Limited, a registered not for profit, dedicated to developing and growing Improv as an art form across Scotland and the UK, bringing the best in improvised theatre to Scotland while celebrating the fantastic wealth of local talent.

EIIF is an annual festival and had its inaugural year in 2019.

How to apply:

Applications open in the summer for the following year. We use the Improv Network in order to manage applications as it is in line with the festivals vision of connecting with the international improv community. Improv Network started in the US and is widely used for festivals in Europe.

There is a non-refundable application fee in order to apply which goes directly into the festival. This is inline with other festivals across Europe and the US.

About The Improv Network

The Improv Network is an online community that brings improvisers together from all over the country and offers Theatre Owners, Festival Organizers, Improvisers and Instructors a wide array of services and resources.



To connect improvisers worldwide and provide every team and performer, anywhere in the world, access to the tools and resources they need to create improv and run safe, diverse theatres.