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Opportunity from NBC Universal

I was contacted by NBC Universal regarding a search for sketch comedy talent.  If this is something you are interested in, please put yourself on tape and get in contact with them.  Info below: We’re doing a nationwide search for sketch performers who write and perform their own characters, and we’d love it if you… Read more »

Throwback Program 2013-2014

I am immensely proud and pleased with the 2013-2014 Throwback Program (which I refer to as The Throwgram due to my love of portmanteaus). We had 30 talented improvisers cast in 3 different teams, and they came together and created some of the year’s best improv. Casting began in September of 2013, and we closed… Read more »

WORKSHOP: MOVE FORWARD with Dave Kappelhoff & Tim Hellendrung

Sometimes you’re stuck and can’t move forward with your improv. These workshops explore the reasons why we get stuck and ways we can create new opportunities to begin scenes and move them forward with less effort. Character risks, game play, and story elements are explored–three critical areas that improvisers continually need to develop. Advice and… Read more »

Volunteering at HUGE

We want our classes to be affordable to people at every income level, so we offer a trade in exchange for volunteer hours for students with financial need.  Other people volunteer at HUGE just for the fun of it, to support HUGE Theater, and to meet great people. Potential volunteer positions include box officer, usher,… Read more »

3 For All Workshops: March 1 & 2

This is the improv workshop series you’ve been waiting for. On Saturday and Sunday March 1 & 2, Three For All from San Francisco will be returning. They’re teaching “Finding Your Strong Neutral”, “Improvising Sound Effects”, “Finding Your Backstory”, “Building The Space Object”, “Exploring Emotions” and “Transitions.” All three are amazing instructors. Rafe Chase is… Read more »

Christian's Question

I answered Christian’s question in the HUGE Newsletter (http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=789b44d1ce73ebf01a485b40e&id=2f9e748883&e=6bfd0eb7f8 )but it comes up so very often that I wanted to post here too.   Christian U asks, “How do you balance the ‘rules’ of improv with trying to be in the moment and spontaneous? I know it’s a basic question but it’s my biggest hurdle. The… Read more »

Ask Jill Archives

Every month in our newsletter  Education Director Jill Bernard answers some “Ask Jill” questions.   Here’s the archives so you can find your favorite answers, or spend the afternoon searching for contradictions. April 2012 Q:  [ASK JILL] Doesn’t that seem like something a newsletter would have? A:  Sure!  If you have any questions that you would like… Read more »

Send Me A Postcard Casting

To everyone who auditioned for Send Me a Postcard – Thank you. Thank you for your time and your willingness to try out for something a little different. Thank you for putting yourself out there and having fun. Thank you for confirming my belief that we have one of the best improv scenes in this… Read more »