Year: 2012

Meet Clifton, The Torch’s New Theater Manager

Clifton started taking classes at The Torch in May of 2011. He was volunteering every weekend soon after. By December 2011, Clifton was an intern and it didn’t take him long to know all the ins and outs of Torch

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Give (or Get) the Gift of Improv this Year!

The best gifts are experiences that can change how we see the world. This year, we are offering an opportunity to have that experience at a special holiday price. For $150, this gift can be used for any 8 week

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It’s Movember

November is a mighty fine month. It cools down nicely and makes outdoor activities fun. It’s the start of the holiday season, ends with friends and family over eating and watching football or talking about the top football sets for

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The Torch is in a relationship with Maizies

  Maizies and The Torch Theatre have taken their neighborly relationship to the next level. Introducing a 15% Discount* to all Patrons, Students and Performers of the Torch Theatre. Present your Torch ticket stub, or student/performer ID to your server

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The Torch Celebrates 5 Years!

  The Torch Theatre turns five this October and we are celebrating with $5 shows all month long!   In 2006 longform took off in downtown Phoenix. Apollo 12 and Galapagos were already performing regularly and leading the charge through

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Back To Life, Back To Improv

The Torch had a fantastic time in Austin for the Out Of Bounds Festival this last week and we hope you had a great holiday yourself.   This weekend we get back to it with lots of wonderful things up

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No Shows Labor Day Weekend and I’ll Tell You Why

Since opening it’s doors at 4721 N Central Avenue in July of 2011, The Torch Theatre has gone dark on two occasions. The First – Sam & Jacque’s Wedding Day The Second – Phoenix Improv Festival 11, 2012   This

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Ghostfest 2012 Submission Info!

Ghostfest rides again! Ghostfest is the second annual longform improv comedy marathon going that starts on Friday, October 26th at 7pm and runs through Sunday, October 28th. Ghostfest is produced by The Torch Theatre as a fundraiser for the Phoenix

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Level I classes 40% off Memorial Day Weekend only!

A cherry pie with 40% missing, text says 40% off Level 1 tuition Memorial Day Weekend only!

This Memorial Day Weekend The Torch Theatre is offering a limited time deal* on their summer beginning improv classes. Get an entire 40% off a full eight week session of Level I. A great deal that you don’t want to

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Improv Blast from the Past: Dasariski in 2003

Craig Cackowski, Bob Dassie, and Rich Talarico are each amazing improvisors on their own, but when they come together as Dasariski, it’s like magic. While the video quality of this show (“We’ve Only Just Begun”/”Office”) isn’t super great and there

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