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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Online Shows

BATS is pleased to bring the show to you, online via live streaming. Our online shows are free, with a suggested donation of $10 ($5 for student shows). Our virtual doors open about 15 minutes before show time.


BATS Community Events

 September 26, 5:00pm PST  5 at 5: A BATS Community Improv Jam

Join the BATS community for an evening of play and improv! The evening will be hosted by Lisa Rowland who will direct players in pairs and small groups. Afterwards there will be time for socializing and connection.
It’s only $5, and it’s for anyone who’s ever taken any class at BATS! 

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BATS Company Shows

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BATS Student Showcases & Cave Matches

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shows-side-imageShows Every
Friday & Saturday

The BATS Main Stage Company performs every Friday and Saturday night at 8:00 in BATS’ Bayfront Theater at historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s scenic Marina District. Shows change every month.

Map & Nearby

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At Fort Mason Center: 
The Interval 
(bar w/ snacks)
Greens (upscale vegetarian)
Off the Grid (food truck festival)

Our Favorites Near by:
 (roman-style pizzeria)
Patxi’s Chicago Pizza (pizza)
Plant (organic vegetarian)
Plutos (fresh american)
Tacolicious (untraditional taqueria)
The Tipsy Pig (gastropub)

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