No Image

The Exploration of an Avant Garde Journey

December 7, 2016 jonbolden 0

We asked cast member and soon-to-be Hideout Graduate, Chris Villafano, to talk about his experience in the current Hideout Student Mainstage show, The Untitled Avant-Garde Theater Project With a Really Long Title. He chose to do so in his own artistic style and voice. Enjoy this flight of fancy and […]

No Image

Announcing the 47 Hour Improv Marathon Schedule

June 3, 2016 Roy Janik 0

Do you want to know what each separate hour of the 47-Hour Improv Marathon is in more detail? Well, here you go. Each hour will feature all eight of our core marathon performers, of course, but most hours will also include special guests, unique formats and styles, and new challenges […]

No Image

2016 Austin Secrets Archive

April 10, 2016 Roy Janik 0

Here are the slideshows of the secrets that were used in each of our 2016 Austin Secrets shows (new ones are added as the shows happen). Some of them include photos of the show! Got your own secret to share? Share it here! https://www.hideouttheatre.com/send-us-your-secrets Is it April 2016 still? Wanna […]

No Image

Meet Our New Sales Support Specialist

December 21, 2015 andy 0

The Hideout Theatre is excited, relieved and honestly kicking ourselves for not having been able to announce sooner that we’re adding a Sales Support Specialist to our management team. Meet Sunaina Suhag! Over the last few years, the Hideout’s corporate training wing, Hideout at Work, has seen rapid growth (as […]

No Image

How the Internship Program Works

June 30, 2015 andy 0

The Hideout offers internships assisting with our improv comedy shows every weekend as an option for those who would not otherwise be able to afford our adult improv classes, or people who are in a tight spot financially. Basically if you sign up for an internship, you’ll do eight volunteer […]

No Image

Announcing the 46 Hour Improv Marathon Schedule

June 16, 2015 Roy Janik 0

Do you want to know what each separate hour of the 46-Hour Improv Marathon is in more detail? Well, here you go. Each hour will feature all eight of our core marathon performers, of course, but most hours will also include special guests, unique formats and styles, and new challenges […]

No Image

Suspense to Mystery

April 29, 2015 Courtney 0

See Scene of the Crime every Saturday in May and June! Get your tickets here! by Scene of the Crime director Troy Miller A few years ago, I got to bring an improv dream of mine to life at The Hideout Theatre. It was “Hitchcocked!” and, as the title should […]

No Image

Come Join the International Improv Experience

May 28, 2014 Roy Janik 2

Howdy from The Hideout Theatre in Austin, Texas. This July we’re launching an ambitious new show called The International Improv Experience. A cast of Austin Improvisers will be issued challenges and interact with improvisers from all over the world. That’s where you come in. The concept is this: You’ll record […]

No Image

Author Charlie Hoehn Has the Cure For What Ails You

April 14, 2014 andy 0

Charlie Hoehn is one of our current students (he’s starting Level Six tonight with Valerie Ward!). He recently published a book entitled Play It Away: A Workaholic’s Cure for Anxiety and improv classes at the Hideout get a shout out at the end of this excerpt: One night, while I was looking at […]

No Image

View from the Booth

April 10, 2014 Roy Janik 0

By Cindy Page “If it’s all made up on the spot, why do you rehearse?” I’ve heard other improvisers talk about getting this question from non-improvisers, but I didn’t hear it myself until just a couple of weeks ago, when describing my rehearsal schedule to a coworker. Why DO improvisers […]