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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Learn @ Work

Learn @ Work  is our Applied Improv offering for individuals.

Classes range from one to four weeks and explore a variety of improv specialties: working with puppets, improvising song or freestyle rap, using your voice in a radio drama, honing in on the potential of a positive mindset and more! These classes are a great place for all improvisers to explore a distinct element of improv in more depth, working with coaches who are skilled in that particular area.

Upcoming Classes:

Brighten Your Zoom World
with Christina McFadden and Rebecca Stockley

Online

Schedule: Wednesday August 4th, 2021 
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST

Class Size: 23 students maximum

Class Length: 1 hour

Prerequisites: None! Open to all adults
Tuition: $30 early bird/$35

In this online workshop, you’ll practice skills that engage your imagination, and enhance your resilience. Agility is vital, especially when dealing with big challenges. Each 'Improv for Leaders' class includes new material! Students who have previously taken a class will find this material fresh and engaging.

Expand your learning edges with Christina and Rebecca.
Come have fun!
 

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

– 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.