Bay Area Theatresports in San Francisco is also known as BATS Improv, it has been named the area's Best Theatre Company, Best Comedy Troupe, Best First Date Spot and many other accolades. Shows at the theater are a mix of improvised comedy and theatre which are held each Friday and Saturday evenings and Student Showcase performances on Sunday's.
Students from around the world attend BATS School which offer beginning and advanced improvisation classes and specialty classes. Classes run year round, and thousands have people have attended classes and workshops at BATS.
The company also provides corporate training and an entertain wing which serves over one hundred high profile corporate clients. The company also provides a Youth Performance Series program; this program offers free performances and workshops to high school students in the Bay Area. Another free program that the theatre runs is Laughing Stock for people who have life-threatening illnesses.
BATS Improve is a non profit organization that relies on donations from visitors to help continue to entertain and teach creativity and collaboration. The company aims to perform, teach, develop and promote improvisational theatre and for all visitors to be loose and have fun.