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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Kids Classes

Improv classes for children aged 5-8.

Upcoming Classes:

In-Person Beginning Youth Improv 3-5 Level I with Nick Dickson

Grades 3-5 Tuesdays June 7 - July 26 Bayfront Theater, San Francisco   Class Time/Dates: 4:30pm-6:00pm PST //Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19 & 26 Class size: 16 students maximum Class length: 1.5 hours per day (12 hours total instruction) Tuition: $229
It’s never too early to start improvising, and now you can start that journey here at BATS!
Beginning Youth Improv is a fun and engaging introduction to improvisation.  This class focuses on the foundations of improv like: •listening •collaboration •teamwork •imagination …which all happen to be GREAT life skills, too!
Through games and exercises, students will practice individual skills, create stories, and learn to be part of an ensemble, all in a low-pressure environment with an emphasis on FUN!
The class will culminate in a showcase performance for family and friends.