Shortform: (usually on Fridays)
fun and fast-paced improvised theatre, filled with scenes, songs, games, and lots of audience participation and suggestions.

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Longform: (usually on Saturdays)
full-length, narrative, genre-driven, completely improvised stories based on audience suggestions.

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BATS Coaches

All the coaches at BATS School of Improv are seasoned teachers and improvisers, with years of experience guiding students from improv basics to the intricacies of stagecraft and genre scene work. Our coaches specialize in creating a safe, constructive environment while using our teaching techniques to maximize learning and growth. Each is an approachable master of the BATS style of improv, artistically expressing the hilarity, and poignancy, of the human condition.

“I can’t remember when I’ve felt more comfortable to make a mistake or take a risk.”

– BATS Student

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Foundation 1

with Chris Sams
Tuesdays, 7:00–10:00 PM
October 13 – November 17, 2015
Bayfront Theater, San Francisco

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