Category: In the community

Skewed News Hour is Moving In April

Skewed News Hour is Moving Last shows on the Torch stage March 17th, 24th & 31st The Skewed News Hour is a new take on the news! You select the news articles of the day and SNH performers will read

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A Guide to the Fifth Annual Ghostfest Improv Marathon

  This weekend marks our fifth year of Ghostfest, an improv marathon that consists of 32 straight hours of performances. This event is an anticipated event by improv enthusiasts and for The Torch Community it marks our improv new year.

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Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Phoenix Arts & Culture Commission

The city of Phoenix will mark the 30th anniversary of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission with a celebration of the arts in downtown Phoenix on Oct. 3. The PHX Arts and Culture @ 30 Years Celebration, will take place

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The Torch Hearts The Trunk Space!

We know that Valentine’s Day isn’t until next week but we just couldn’t wait to share our love for The Trunk Space! The Trunk Space turns 10 this year and they currently have an Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund for a

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Feels Like Home

Maria Konopken is a graduate of The Torch Theatre‘s training center in Phoenix where she also performs. Maria is in Chicago for the summer, taking classes at iO Chicago, performing, getting into all kinds of adventures, and generally living up the improv life. She loves Space Jam, too. Maria‘s

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Rachel Cepeda: Pre-New York

Rachel Cepeda is a student of The Torch Theatre‘s training center in Phoenix where she also performs with Zombie Gourmet. She’s headed to New York to partake in the Magnet Theater‘s improv intensive. Roll with Rachel as she tackles the

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Gibberish by Andrew Bernier

Andrew Bernier is a recent graduate of The Torch Theatre‘s training center in Phoenix where he also performs with Beach Blanket Bingo. He’s traveling across the country and just spent a week in Chicago for The Second City‘s weeklong improvisation immersion program. The Torch Theatre’s 4721 Blog is

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Environment by Andrew Bernier

Andrew Bernier is a recent graduate of The Torch Theatre‘s training center in Phoenix where he also performs with Beach Blanket Bingo. He’s traveling across the country and just spent a week in Chicago for The Second City‘s weeklong improvisation

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Goodbye Dry Heat, Hello Humidity

Lauren Corl is a student of The Torch Theatre‘s training center in Phoenix where she also performs with Adult Bakery. She’s in Chicago for the summer with her Adult Bakery compatriots Maria Konopken and Chris Hooper, taking the improv intensive

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Welcome to Chicago, Week One

Chris Hooper is a student of The Torch Theatre‘s training center in Phoenix where he also performs. He’s in Chicago for the summer, taking the improv intensive at iO Chicago in Wrigleyville. Chris will also be blogging about his experiences

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