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:

Class Time/Date: Tues and Thurs Afternoons – 4:15-4:45 pm PST
Schedule: May 11, 13, 18 & 20

Class size: 12 students maximum
Class length: 30 minutes/ class
Prerequisites: Ages 5-8

Tuition:
$35 for all 4 sessions or $10 to drop-in for 1 session!

Come together for drop-in storytime!  Explore telling stories, creating characters, and having a lot of fun twice a week with a veteran BATS Improv performer, coach, and early-childhood teaching artist.  In this interactive class, we will tell familiar stories, and make up new ones together!

Class Time/Date: Tues and Thurs Afternoons – 4:15-4:45 pm PST
Schedule: May 25, 27, June 1 & 3

Class size: 12 students maximum
Class length: 30 minutes/ class
Prerequisites: Ages 5-8

Tuition:
$35 for all 4 sessions or $10 to drop-in for 1 session!

Come together for drop-in storytime!  Explore telling stories, creating characters, and having a lot of fun twice a week with a veteran BATS Improv performer, coach, and early-childhood teaching artist.  In this interactive class, we will tell familiar stories, and make up new ones together!

“BATS creates a very welcoming environment for improvisers to grow and learn.”

– BATS Student

Class Locations

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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.