Hideout Kids

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Sun. Aug 25th, 11:00am. $5How I Saved the World..... These Monsters don't stand a chance!

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Hideout Kids


Best Kid-Friendly Theater
– The Austin Chronicle 2015 Best of Austin Awards


Come on an adventure with four best friends as they encounter a strange and silly monster who is endangering their town. Will they band together to overcome the monster and save the day during their vacay? All signs point to yassss!

The skilled improvisers from the Hideout Theatre will create a completely improvised epic adventure using suggestions from the audience. Since it’s improvised, each show is totally unique, never seen before, never to be seen again!

Inspired by “Goonies” and “Monster Squad”, ‘How I Saved the World’ –  the popular, BIPAC nominated Hideout Mainstage of 2017 –  is adapted for Hideout Kids!

Saturdays at 11am in July and August 2019




About The Show!

Every Sunday at Hideout Kids, improvisors act silly, kids laugh loudly, and parents watch happily as a new and unique story unfolds biased on the suggestions of the kids in the audience. Some of our favorite audience quotes are:

“That was so much fun!” – Kid.
“Thanks, we’ll be back next week.” – Grown-up
“I laughed so hard my sides hurt!” – Kid
“You all are amazing!” – Grown-up.

Hideout Kids (formerly The Flying Theater Machine) has been tickling the funny bones of Austin Children for the past 12 years. “I created [the show] as a way to bring improvisation to kids in Austin,” says Hideout Owner Jessica Arjet. “Kids gain confidence from jumping on stage, and parents get to see their children in a positive light. Laughter brings people together, so what could be better than offering a way for families to laugh together?”

“We had a great time. The actors frequently stop and ask the audience for ideas and then the story takes off in a completely new direction, but still makes sense. The quick witted humor is excellent, yet remains clearly G rated. Very good for families and children.”KidEvents.com

P.S. We also offer improv classes for kids!

kids award

Hideout Kids (Previously the Flying Theater Machine) was named “Best Austin Theatre Group for Kids” by Nickelodeon!


Snowball Fight – we’ll have two teams that vie for the affection of the audience.



Runtime: Approximately 1 hour.

If for any reason you can not afford the ticket price please email Jessica@hideouttheatre.com for free tickets. Please allow 3 days for processing.