Tag: Phoenix

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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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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Posted in Improv, In the community, performers, Rachel Cepeda

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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Guest Phoenix Improv Blog: Preston Smith of The Jester’Z

Phoenix improv has definitely come a long way over the past 5 to 10 years. It seems like every weekend is filled with awesome shows going on all over the valley. Every few months, new students are diving into classes

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Round 1

The first round of reviews has been completed! Several inspectors down at Phoenix City Hall have reviewed our 19 page proposal for bringing The Torch Theatre closer to opening. Of the 19 pages, 18 were approved with minor notes. The

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Posted in 4721 build, Progress

We Have… A Plan

Cousin Larry would be proud. Opening a space takes a lot of people and a lot of steps. We took a big step this week by submitting a site plan. Since 4721 used to be a barber shop, the city

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Wow. You guys love chairs!

Last night was “a whirlwind of chairs” to say the least. Thank you to everyone that participated in the Adopt-A-Chair program. The Eames style chairs have been lovingly spoken for, and we are grateful. I don’t think any of us

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