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Torch Auditions in March

  Hey, all! We originally announced that we would be having auditions during the all-theatre meeting in January, so thank you for your patience. I’m happy to announce the auditions for two teams that The Torch is putting together. The

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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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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 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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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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Big Torch Thanks for a Great 2011!

      The past year has been nothing less than amazing.   After four years of hard work and a history of performances all over the valley (including our dear friends The Trunk Space and Space 55), The Torch

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Clams are great because…

There is an improv warm up called “Clams are great.” The group stands in a circle and someone steps in the center and begins to list all the reasons clams are great until someone tags them out and takes over.

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The Phoenix Improv Festival – The Comedy & Theatre Event of the Year!

Tonight is the first night of the 10th annual Phoenix Improv Festival! In addition to being the performers, teachers, and administrators of The Torch Theatre, many of us are the organizers and volunteers behind PIF. We essentially plan for nearly

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