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Upcoming class: Everything Matters with Drew Kersten

Fun class with Drew Kersten coming up! “EVERYTHING MATTERS”– Wednesdays from 7:30-9:30 on 11/2, 11/9, and 11/16 This three-week course is open to graduates of HUGE Theater’s 201 class, and others with instructor permission (write to Everything matters in improv. If you named your scene partner Nancy, how old is their character and what… Read more »

TCIF Workshops

TCIFX features an incredible line-up of some of the nation’s best improv teachers, favorites from over the past ten years of the festival.  Scholarships are available! Please contact PRICES Individuals: $80 per class TCIF performers: $60 per class Weekday Hero: $120 for a Thursday and Friday class Six-Pack: $360 for six classes Thursday 6/23 6PM-8PM Mark Sutton… Read more »

We’re in this together

Like many of you, we’ve been following what has been happening in other improv and comedy communities – Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia – particularly the problem of inappropriate treatment and potentially harassing behavior towards women. We have been made aware of concerns about these issues in our community and that female-identified improvisers… Read more »

Performer Payment Model

HUGE Theater Show Payment Model :: Updated : February 2016 Ticket prices are set by the theater – Friday and Saturday shows are paid a flat fee based on attendance and HUGE Theater will perform all normal marketing and promotions to help shows succeed, with the expectation that casts and performers are doing so as… Read more »

Thanks and Dedications in Memory of Samantha Pereira

Samantha Pereira’s friends, co-workers, and former students asked us how they could give to HUGE Theater in her name, because it was a cause she loved. We have created a Samantha Pereira Memorial page on for that purpose. Donations will support HUGE Theater’s Education Program to which Samantha brought talent, energy, expertise, compassion, and love. GiveMN is not designed… Read more »

A Sad Farewell to Samantha Pereira

Many of you may have heard by now, the Minneapolis improv community has suffered a great loss. Samantha Pereira, performer, director, teacher, and friend, was in a car accident on Thursday December 10 and passed away. We are having trouble finding the words to express our sorrow, and send our deepest sympathy to her family… Read more »

A lovely testimonial about HUGE classes

One of our students,  Edmund Bruyere, had the loveliest words to say about HUGE, we thought we’d share them with you:  What does Minneapolis’ Huge Improv Theater mean to restoring the health of Disabled American Veterans? I know from personal experience that the creative art of improvisation that Huge provided through a monetary scholarship rekindled… Read more »

Improvathon 2015 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 12, an annual event when Minnesotans display their generosity by celebrating and donating… Read more »