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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studio1Performance Series

Prerequisite: Studio Scene Work or class-dependent! Please check each class listing individually. 
Schedule and class length: Varies by class
Class size: Varies by class
Tuition: Varies by class

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For students interested in performing, BATS offers our Performance Series. The Performance Series provides opportunities to work with the same ensemble for a longer period of time. You’ll get an opportunity to dive deeper into performance skills and various aspects of improvisational formats through this in-depth curriculum. Each 8-week series builds on the skills taught in the previous series, ultimately best preparing you to be a confident and skilled improv performer!

All Performance Series classes conclude with at least one performance Showcase.

Let's Get Physical
Wednesdays, 7:00 - 10:00 PM

December 4 - December 18, 2019
Bayfront Theater, San Francisco

Schedule: 3 sessions (once a week for 3 weeks)
Class dates: December 4, 11, and 18
Class length: 3 hours (9 hours total)
Class size: 10 students maximum
Tuition: $150
Prerequisite: At least one year of improvised performance experience. Please contact the Dean, Dave Dennison at for eligibility questions.


Lisa Rowland