On Harold Night, The Torch’s finest perform the classic longform improv format! First created in 1960s San Francisco by Del Close and The Committee, Close and Charna Halpern refined the Harold in the 80s at iO Chicago (formerly ImprovOlympic) where the world-famous format is still performed nightly. An audience suggestion powers an exploration of themes and ideas by a team of improvisors who then create an intricate world of fun & interesting characters.
Performing in Harold Night: Purple Crayons, Pet Cemetery & Too Cubed
Harold Night is followed immediately by Harold Jam where students & veteran performers are randomly selected onto a team to perform the night’s final Harold!
The Jump bounces into every Thursday night at The Torch Theatre! Catch special event shows like The Third Wheel and The Gemini Show as well as student showcases and new & emerging groups, shows, & projects. Get a jump on your weekend with The Jump!