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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Intermediate Performance Lab (Theatresports & Narrative)

Prerequisite: BPL. Coach/dean approval required.
Schedule and class length: Varies by class
Class size: Varies by class
Tuition: Varies by class

Building on BPL, this level offers more advanced opportunities to perform and explore a variety of short-form, narrative and genre formats. Shows are developed and rehearsed and are scheduled on Sundays.

Upcoming Classes:

There are currently no classes scheduled.

“BATS coaches are all extremely enthusiastic, supportive, and helpful.”

– BATS Student

Class Locations


BATS Improv
Center for Improvised Theatre

Bayfront Theater
B350 Fort Mason Center
San Francisco


Studio 210
3435 Cesar Chavez Street
San Francisco


Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto


See School FAQs for registration details, plus info on parking, nearby food, safety, etc.