Category: In the community

What If You Feared Nothing?

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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Playing Well with Others

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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The Debut of The Big Yes And: Maria in Chicago!

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

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March Madness Alive with PIMMP #5

Yes – That is right – The Torch is holding it’s Phoenix Improv March Madness Playoffs – affectionately referred to as The PIMMP Tournament. This is the Torch Theatre’s fifth year holding this friendly competition, however, this is our first

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Newest Torch Graduates

The year 2012 finished with another Torch graduating class. Our training center is a six level program and this session saw eight new graduates. Along with that – four other sessions of levels 1 – 4 saw thier completions. Here

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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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