Category: Progress

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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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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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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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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And so it begins…

We are officially, legally, completely, absolutely certified for occupancy. After a long road, including hours and hours of volunteer hours, lots of donated dollars and goods, we are open for business! Shows are happening, people are laughing and the dream

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Structurally Sound

One more inspection down. The structural inspection went through with flying colors. What is the structural inspection? Mostly what it sounds like; making sure that any physical additions we’ve made to the space are structurally sound. In our case, that

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Starting To Look Like a Theatre

The drywall has been hung and taped. Corner bead has been nailed up. Mud has been applied. Sandpaper has smoothed the edges. In other words, we have walls. Surfacing needs to be done in the next few days so we

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Meet Brad Johnson

One of the many many people involved in opening a new space is a general contractor. After Jim, our architect, completed the plans for our new floor layout and it got a stamp of approval from City Hall, we needed

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