Posts Categorized: General

Anniversaries, both happy and sad

December will always remind us of when the theater first opened, but it will also always be the anniversary of when beloved HUGE teacher, performer and director Samantha Pereira passed away. We remember you, dear friend, on this day of your passing and this month of your birth. It has been three years and we miss… Read more »

HUGE announces new Managing Director

HUGE Improv Theater Names Sean Dillon As New Managing Director Sean’s involvement with HUGE began with the first Throwback Night in 2012, and since that time, he has gone on to perform with a variety of groups and shows here, including The Score, Yes Anderson, The Away Team, Nimblicity, Neutrino, Dilly Dally, and others. He… Read more »

Throwback Auditions open now!

Use this form to request an audition for and/all of the following groups: The Harold – Directed by Lauren Anderson & Lizzie Gardner Rehearsals :: Sundays 10am-Noon (First 3 rehearsals at location other than HUGE)Armando – Directed by Jill Bernard; Assistant Director – Liz Council Rehearsals :: Saturdays 2-4pClose Quarters – Directed by Hannah Wydeven;… Read more »

2018 Family Dinner Cast Announced

I know directors always say this, but seriously, I was astonished by the auditions this year. Not only by the sheer number of people that showed up, but by what everyone left out on that stage. It was an excruciating decision to narrow it down to this small list but even with that, I was… Read more »

Improvathon 2018 Announcements and FAQ

Improvisers at HUGE Improv Theater are taking the stage — and not giving it back for 28 hours — to raise money for the the non-profit artist-led improvisational theater. It’s a one-of-a-kind fundraising barnstorm that coincides with Give to the Max Day, November 15, an annual event when Minnesotans display their generosity by celebrating and donating… Read more »

A brief history of the Throwback forms for 2018

Improv is, by definition, unscripted. The mechanics, devices and aesthetic that help a performance hang together are called the “form”. Every year we celebrate some classic forms from the 80s and 90s as part of our Throwback Night, Fridays at 8pm in January and February. This year features Close Quarters, the Armando, and the Harold…. Read more »

A note from the cast of Show X!

Show X was founded in 2010 by Eric Knobel, M Ritchie and Andy Kuhlmann of the legendary improv group Splendid Things. It was an opportunity to bring together improvisors who admired each others’ work but never got to play together, drawn from Brave New Workshop, ComedySportz and the then-itinerant HUGE Theater. The show was on… Read more »

Job Posting: Managing Director (Part-Time)

Application deadline: September 29, 2018 Start date: Negotiable, targeting November 2018 To apply: Send your resume, your ideal number of hours (between 20-30/week), and a cover letter to jobs@hugetheater.com ————————————- Hours: 20-30 hours/week (some evenings and weekends are required) Compensation: Salaried employee, per year earns: from $21,500 (for 20 hours/week) to a maximum of $32,250… Read more »