HUGE IMPROV THEATER

Rating: 4.97 stars   30 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture

Location: 3037 Lyndale Ave S Minneapolis MN 55408 USA

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2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

Inexpensive, hilarious, charming, fun. Great people - the Star Trek show is a blast.

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Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a donor and a customer. Their shows are amazing and provide people with a low-cost, highly enjoyable entertainment.

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

When HUGE Improv Theater first opened, I was beyond ecstatic to have a place to perform. But, beyond that, I was overjoyed to have a place for the improv community to gather. As a performer and donor, I appreciate what HUGE offers, both to the audiences that visit six nights a week and to the artistic community they inspire and invite to play on their stage.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Very cheap for the amout of entertainment they serve! This place is hilarious!!! -ivy

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A lot

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

HUGE is a fantastic space and an essential venue to a twin cities improv scene that is rivaled by few if any other cities in the US. I have attended several shows there and find the experience to be as professional as any theater, while carrying a true grass roots vibe. The folks that are running this place are doing it right, and the improv speaks for itself. As an artist myself, it's refreshing to see a venue that seamlessly blends the nuts and bolts of keeping a venue running with an artistic integrity that top quality.

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Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Huge Improv is a great non profit Theater in Minneapolis, MN. They have opened the door for so many improv performers. Personally for me, they have allowed me to have a space to explore, practice and perform. I have taken classes from them, that have really helped me grow as a performer. There was a woman in one of my classes who was taking the class so she could be a better manager at her store. That is why I love improv so much, because you can use the skills you learn as a performer to better your life off the stage.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Such a great place to hang out. Best stress reliever after a hard day at work. Also runs every day of the week.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

HUGE Improv Theater is run on the kindess and happiness of everyone in the improv and theater community. This theater is run on laughter and love. It's my second home and, in many ways, my church.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am so grateful to have Huge Theater, in my neighborhood especially, but in the Twin Cities in general. A welcome addition to the thriving TC performing arts scene, Huge Theater provides supplementary performance/instruction in improvisational theater to its well-established peers, the Brave New Workshop, Comedy Sportz, and Stevie Ray's. But Huge also provides a complement to these institutions as well, by giving a home to performances almost every night that we weren't seeing as frequently OR for as low a price before Huge opened.

Add to that the classes that Huge offers, ranging from the basics to advanced with improvisers that have experience from all over the nation. PLUS "play days" like Improv Fight Club or drop-in classes at $10 a pop. Huge makes improvisational theater even more accessible to everyone (even to youth!) and that is what makes it different than other institutions in town.

The performances I've seen at Huge have featured improvisers of all experience levels. This is encouraging for a beginner like myself; I get to believe that I too can soon perform at Huge (which I can - through applying for the Improv-A-Go-Go lottery!), while also witnessing the mastery of long-time improv experts. Plus, I believe ALL shows at Huge are $5! There's just no excuse to not go see great improv ALL THE TIME!

I also really love the special events held at Huge, like the Twin Cities Tiny Funny Women Fesitval. Five hours of awesome, hilarious women talking about comedy, with a couple of insightful "lectures," and workshops by aforementioned improv masters made for an extremely enjoyable day. And it was FREE (well, we all brought something to the potluck).

I adore Huge. I have donated a few times and plan on donating again, as well as volunteering, performing, and hopefully soon becoming a student!

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