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BATS Awards & Press

Highly Recommended
Highly Recommended
Highly Recommended
 Best Theater Co.
Best Comedy Group
 Best First Date Spot
Best Theater Co.
Best Theater Co.
 Most Spontaneous
Night Date 2006
Best First Date Spot
Best Improv Co.
 Best Comedy Group
Best Improv Co.
Best Improv Co.
 Best Improv Co.
 Best Improv Co.
 Best Improv Co.

For media requests contact: Chet Anderson (415) 776-8999 or chet@improv.org.

10/14/2011 - Improvised Hitchcock featured in SF Weekly

SF Weekly Blog hails BATS' Hitchcock Show!

3/25/2011 - BATS featured on NBC TV

BATS On-The-Go team visits AT&T Park.

8/7/2010 - BATS featured in The New York Times

The Times published an artical about improv in San Francisco.

11/17/2009 - BATS featured on KOFY TV

BATS players guest on TV 20 Show.

3/24/2009 - BATS Improv Named "Best Theatre Group"

SF Chronicle's online site honors BATS with readers' votes and ratings

5/28/2008 - BATS Improv Wins "Best Comedy Troupe" - SF Weekly

Latest award is BATS' 13th honor among Bay Area media and readers' picks

5/15/2008 - PRESS RELEASE: SF/Helsinki Improv Festival Opens June 1, 2008

Festival to Feature Leading Improv Troupes from the Bay Area and Finland

4/23/2008 - REVIEW: Double Featureā„¢

San Francisco Guide (www.authentic-sf.com)

2/11/2008 - PRESS RELEASE: BATS Names Brent Sverdloff Executive Director

Sverdloff replaces Alice Hansen, Interim Executive Director, who will resume her position on BATS' Board of Directors.

2/15/2007 - REVIEW: Valentine's Day Show

The Bay Area Critic

12/21/2006 - PRESS RELEASE: Past and present BATS players in the spotlight

Current BATS players and one alum in the spotlight

11/10/2006 - PRESS RELEASE: SF Mayor Newsom Declares "BATS Improv Day"

Nov. 10 Named "BATS Improv Day" in honor of theatre company's 20th anniversary

11/5/2006 - BATS Improv: Good Sports Laughing for 20 Years

The Noe Valley Voice / November 2006

9/5/2006 - REVIEW: Improvised Shakespeare

The Shakespeare Revue

7/26/2006 - BATS is SF's "Best Theater Company" 2006

SF Bay Guardian awards BATS another Best of the Bay.

7/26/2006 - BATS named "Best First Date Spot" 2006

SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Poll awards BATS.

6/7/2006 - Pick of the Week: Actors are So Competitive

SF Weekly

3/15/2006 - Pick of the Week: Do the Harold

SF Weekly

1/18/2006 - REVIEW: Rock & Roll Theatresports

SF Bay Guardian

5/11/2005 - BATS is "Best Improv Group" 2005

SF Weekly poll names BATS best.

7/28/2004 - BATS Improv called City's "Best Comedy Troupe" 2004

Sixth win in SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay poll award.

6/30/2003 - BATS: "Best Improv Company 2003"

BATS Improv named best in Guardian annual poll for the fifth time.

8/6/2001 - BATS "Best Improv Company 2001"

BATS wins 4th SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay honor.

8/5/2000 - BATS picks up third "Best Improv Company" award

SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay honors.

8/3/1999 - BATS Awarded "Best Improv Company" 1999

SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay honors BATS again.

7/29/1998 - BATS is named "Best Improv Co." 1998

SF Bay Guardian reader poll honors BATS Improv.