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Rainbow Connection

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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Torch Photo – June 2013

We had a chunk of the Torch community come out on June 1st right before the Bingo Jam to pose for the first of many photos. This is just a glimpse of the Torch circa June 2013. Enjoy!

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Level 1 Classes 40% Off, Memorial Day Weekend Sale!

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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Happy Valentine!

The Torch Theatre celebrated Valentine’s day for it’s 3rd year by presenting The Third Wheel. A show that featured real improv couples and a randomly selected Third Wheel performer. It was a great night with six fantastic performances. Thanks to

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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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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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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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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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A Torch Wedding

  Love is in the air. Two of our beloved members and instructors at The Torch are getting married next month. Romance in any situation is an adventure, but so much more so when building an improv theatre. Sam Haldiman

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Parting Thoughts from Jolien

We were blessed during 2011 to have a very special visitor. Jolien van Middelaar came to the United States from The Netherlands as part of her education to learn about The Torch Theatre and help with integrating our stage work

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