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The Wait is Over!

  • Posted on: 22 September 2020
  • By: alazja_kirk

We're back and we have some really exciting shows coming up for you! I'm excited to tell you about the program that we've got coming up in October and November AND a little bit of the reasoning behind it.

BATS Improv is partnering with The 100 Black Improvisers Partnership!

  • Posted on: 15 September 2020
  • By: alazja_kirk

BATS Improv is thrilled to partner with Black Improv Alliance for their 100 Black Improvisers Partnership initiative! The 100 Black Improvisers Partnership is a joint venture among corporate sponsors, improv teachers, and improv schools/theaters around the country which are actively seeking diversity. By pledging to provide a minimum of five scholarships for Black students, each of us contributes to a common goal of getting 100 more Black people into Improv 101 by July 2021.

Come PLAY for $5 at 5pm!

  • Posted on: 8 September 2020
  • By: alazja_kirk

Do you miss playing but don’t want to sign up for a whole class? Want to get some practice and have some fun in a low-key way? Come play with us this Saturday! It’s low-key, it’s lots of scenes, and it’s for YOU.

Farewell, Rebecca Poretsky!

  • Posted on: 1 September 2020
  • By: alazja_kirk

Our company is changing, and as well-practiced as we are at adapting to change, it sure does bring us sadness to bid adieu to a beloved company member as they leave to pursue other adventures. Join us in bidding the fondest of farewells to a truly remarkable, unique and unforgettable improviser, Rebecca Poretsky.

Puppets Make Great Friends Too

  • Posted on: 26 August 2020
  • By: alazja_kirk

This class includes lessons on physicality and using the frame, emotional animation, ensemble storytelling and music. Students are encouraged to have their own hand/rod puppet (Puppet with rods attached to each hand) but if not, a simple puppet with only the mouth will be enough to get a ton out of the class experience! Puppetry for Storytelling is an 8 week class starting on September 8th from 7 - 9PM PST. Join us in learning to breathe life into your characters with a focus on emotional animation.

BATS Cave Match is Back!

  • Posted on: 18 August 2020
  • By: alazja_kirk

This September brings the return of – The Cave Match! Two teams battle it out for dominance on the BATS virtual stage with the match determined by audience vote. Each team is given 25 minutes to perform whatever improv format they want and the winner will go on to face a new challenger.

 

 

 

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