PROFESSIONAL COMEDY IN FINLAND SINCE 2011
WELCOME TO YESFINLAND
WE ARE A COMEDY COMPANY BASED IN TAMPERE, FINLAND
We are performers, teachers, producers, comedians, writers, trainers, storytellers, mythbusters & dragonslayers.
in 2011 as The improvAcademy. Since then, we’ve continued to branch out into new disciplines within the field of comedy; producing events, teaching classes, training groups, and providing professional services. YesFinland combines of all of these disciplines under one company.
improv and comedy to hobbyists, performers, and anyone else interested in expanding their horizons and taking risks. Our Improv Training Program has helped to create a new generation of comedic voices who are leading the charge in the rapidly developing comedy scene in Finland.
comedy shows in English and Finnish in Tampere and througout Finland. Our flagship show ComedyO’Connell’s is a weekly English Language Comedy show at O’Connell’s Irish Bar in Tampere. We also produce The Finland International Improv Festival, and bring shows from all around the world to perform in Finland.
teams and individuals how to become better communicators, teammates, and leaders through the use of Applied Improvisation. We specialize in Intercultural Communications, Presentation Skills, and Team Building.
that comedy is a great way to connect people across cultures, and that everyone laughs in the same language.
To use the tools and theories of improvisation to inspire the local creative community by providing opportunities for personal development, and offering professional services and soft skills training in both the private and public sectors.
THE YESFINLAND PODCAST
One way we seek to broaden the scale of comedy and enhance its influences is through The YesFinland Podcast, which explores comedy in Finland and beyond through interviews with comedians, producers, writers, and performers of all types.