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  October 3, 2012

We are now about one year later. Another plane trip, but this time it’s for real. No more mucking around. I am going to Melbourne and staying there. I mean, it’s really the economically viable choice - I've been going there at least twice a year for the past three years.

I've left the comfort of a cushy job, loving family and wonderful friends for ....what? The only guarantee is I'm part of the Big Hoo-Haa! Melbourne. So on the first Tuesday of my Melbourne life I go to Hoo-Haa training. The first half of the session is a big deconstruct of last year. So I nod wisely and think of Perth...

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  September 29, 2012

Three shows down, nine to go!

Friday's show was heaps of fun, and we even had some media in.

Here's another review from Louise Mapleston, one of our season's guest writers.

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  September 27, 2012

[Update March 2013: we've had heaps of reviews since this article was written, including those by Inpress and Katherine Phelps.  We also shot a video of audience reactions after one of our recent shows.  Check them out!]

Last night was the opening night of our 1st ever festival season at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, and boy was it fun!  

Don't take my word for it!  Here's a roundup of reviews from local bloggers and guest writers.

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  September 24, 2012

January, 2011. I'd reached a point in my life where I had to 'do something.' A friend of mine had been talking about a bus tour of New Zealand for a while, so I was like, “Do you know what? Yes. Let's do it!”

Shortly thereafter, I had booked, paid for and sat through the uncomfortable plane rides to New Zealand. Rides? Well, being all the way from WA I had to stop through somewhere.  I was a member of Perth's long standing impro group, "The Big Hoo-Haa!" so I figured I'd make the most of it and pop in to visit our fledgling cousin, "The Big Hoo-Haa! Melbourne."

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  September 13, 2012

Every Wednesday evening I get on the number 96 tram in the city with all the commuters heading home at peak hour, which is great for people watching. There’s just something entertaining about watching a varied group of people being forced to stand closely to one another and avoid interaction. It’s a perfect opening act into what is sure to be a night of laughter and learning at Improv Conspiracy’s Harold training sesh.

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