Posts Categorized: General

HUGE Theater Happy Hour with the Board 2018

Hey everyone – we had a really wonderful Annual Happy Hour with the Board on Thursday August 16th. I didn’t take any notes on it because I was still reeling from Molly Chase‘s resignation earlier in the day. Molly is a beloved colleague. I admire her as a compassionate advocate and one hell of a sharp… Read more »

Thank you, friends

Dear friends of HUGE, I am posting to let you know that I am resigning as managing director and from the board of HUGE Improv Theater. My last day will be Sunday, September 2, 2018. While my heart is willing to keep going forever, I need a rest from the schedule and responsibility that comes… Read more »

HUGE Theater announces new Artistic Director

HUGE Improv Theater is thrilled to announce that our new Artistic Director is Rita Boersma. Rita has been part of the Twin Cities theater community for 16 years, as an improviser, actor, storyteller, teacher, writer and director. Rita is a 15-year ComedySportz veteran who also has been a writer and performer in the MN Fringe… Read more »

EDIT: POSITION FILLED Job Posting: Artistic Director

EDIT: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. THANK YOU. WHY IS THIS IN ALL CAPS? I DON’T KNOW.   ARTISTIC DIRECTOR : HUGE Improv Theater Job Posting Application deadline: June 28, 2018 Start date: Negotiable, targeting August 2018 To apply: Send your resume, your ideal number of hours (between 20-30/week), and a cover letter to jobs@hugetheater.com ————————————-… Read more »

Big changes at HUGE Theater 

Nels Lennes has announced he has decided to step down as Artistic Director of HUGE Improv Theater to prioritize his family. He will continue to serve on the Board of Directors of HUGE. Nels said, “As a founder of HUGE, I still feel my input and contributions to be valuable, and the responsibilities of a… Read more »

Twin Cities Improv Festival Workshops!

The Twin Cities Improv Festival is an annual celebration of the best of improvisation. The 2018 festival features workshops from nationally-known instructors on Saturday June 23. Scholarships are available! Please CLICK HERE PRICES Individuals: $60 per class TCIF performers: $50 per class There are opportunities to study with Tara DeFrancisco and Rance Rizzutto (Here)! and/or Pepper Barry and Laura Eichorn (Virginia Slims)! and/or Rich Baker and Rolland Lopez (Rollin’ in… Read more »

Class cancellation for Sunday 4/15

ATTENTION SUNDAY STUDENTS – We are cancelling all Sunday 4/15 classes and rescheduling for 6/17. Thank you for your understanding. Your homework assignment for today is to do an improv scene with a snowperson….

HUGE THEATER POC IMPROV JAM

The last Sunday of every month from 4-7pm Improv is for everybody. In an effort to get more people of color aware and interested, HUGE Theater’s diversity officer John Gebretatose is hosting a POC improv jam. This is an opportunity to meet new people, to create, to play together and to help start a new… Read more »

Step NEXT : Getting to know the unknowns

STEP THREE:  Feedback at our Community Forum affirmed that HUGE is needed and that our community is unequivocal in rejecting white supremacy.  To that end, we held an emergency board meeting on Wednesday, September 13, and resolved the following: We are committed that HUGE must stay open and continue to serve our community. We’re committed… Read more »

Improvathon 2017 Announcement and FAQs

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 16, an annual event when Minnesotans display their generosity by celebrating and donating… Read more »