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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F1 Rebecca

One-Time Classes and Series Classes
for Adults

Silly Saturdays Performance Workshop with Chris Sams

Performance Date/Time: 6:20-7:45**; July 18, 2020
Workshop Date/Time:  2:00-4:00pm; July 18, 2020
Total Time: 3.5 hours
Prerequisites: Attended at least 1 Silly Saturdays class

Tuition: $10

**6:20 all performers are called for a quick check-in and warm-up.

Performance begins at 7:00pm

Whether Hollywood Squares, 25 Words or Less, Snatch Game, or Fake Jeopardy!, YOU’RE the celebrity in this show! In this workshop, Chris Sams will teach you the art of Gameshow Improv. Then, later in the evening, you’ll perform on a variety of game shows for a live audience on the BATS mainstage.

Lots of laughter guaranteed (just unmute your mics). Hosted by local game show host, Chris Sams (as seen at the Edge and Stud)

Improv for Leaders: Leadership Gym with Rebecca Stockley and Christina McFadden

Class Time/Date: 5:00-6:00pm PST/ Wednesday July 22, 2020
Schedule: 1 Session
Class Size: 23 students maximum
Class Length: 1 hour
Prerequisites: None! Open to all adults

Tuition: $25 early bird/$35

Leaders: Your ability to quickly adapt is vital.

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 Rebecca and Christina.

Come have fun!

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

– BATS Student

Class Locations


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.