A smoothly run theater

Hey, Friends of Endgames –

In order to keep things running smoothly at Endgames we’re going to start offering paid work to Stage Managers. Our schedule is hectic (sixteen shows a week, not counting student performances), but that’s how we fulfill our mission of providing the most stage time to improvisers in the Bay Area. Having our producers responsible for everything has kept the theater humming so far… but it … Read the rest

Nick Armstrong comes to San Francisco!

Nick Armstrong comes to San Francisco!

 Nick Armstrong, camp director and founder of legendary Camp Improv Utopia is coming to San Francisco. Nick’s work in the improv community has been far reaching and powerful for improvisers all over the United States and abroad. His camp is one improv’s greatest experiences, a camp for grown ups with locations in California and Pennsylvania. Endgames improvisers have been going since the very beginning, and Nick is a friend of … Read the rest

Calling for Scripts!

We’re expanding in a new direction! It’s no secret we’re excited about Endgames doing more. More opportunity for more performers, and artists is always on our minds, whether they come from inside our community, or just want to meet up and be a part of it. Today, we’re announcing production of our first short film. Leading us in this direction are filmmakers (and Endgames performers) Dana Merwin and Mike Manziello. … Read the rest

Joey Price from Upright Citizen’s Brigade!

Here at Endgames we believe in sharing. Improvisers learn by playing with different people, different energies, and different ideas. That’s why we’re committed to being a junction in the great railway system of improv across the nation. We’re also dedicated to anachronistic metaphors.

This month, we bring you Joey Price! He’s an old friend of the company, having guest starred with the Recchia at the San Francisco Improv Festival back … Read the rest

Harold Auditions


Yes it’s true! We’re building a new team and we want you!
October 4th at 3:00pm until 6:00pm, at the Endgames Training Center

Submit your name through Eventbrite.
Completion of Endgames’ Harold 501 is required. No exceptions.
If you’re currently taking 501, don’t worry, auditions occur twice a year, so we’ll see you next round.

Sign up here

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Endgames’ new Artistic Director

Endgames is growing! Over six months since we started putting on shows six nights a week. We’ve seen everything from the weird to the sublime. We’ve played to packed houses at 10pm on a Tuesday, and done shows for a handful of dedicated improv fans. Classes are going like crazy, from helping experienced improvisers hone their craft, to revealing the fun of improv to new friends every week.

So there’s … Read the rest

Spotlight: The People’s Non-Binding Arbitration

When Endgames opened up submissions for new shows back in January, we had to sit back and just stare in awe at the crazy ideas growing in our improv scene… Though, honestly, none of them was as interesting as The People’s non-Binding Arbitration. Don’t take our word for it. Watch their new promo spot!

Or hear it in Dwayne McDaniel’s own words:

The People’s Non-Binding Arbitration is out to solve Read the rest

We’ve got good news and bad news…

We’ve got good news and bad news…

And they’re both the same thing: The The Endgames Improv Up Till Midnight Jam is CHANGING.

I know, I know. This is terrifying. This is terrible. WHY would you change something like this? Well, be patient a minute, we haven’t even told you what’s changing.

So, bad news first. Sad news. After nearly three years of hosting the Endgames Improv Up ‘Til Midnight Jam, our very favorite suit wearing improviser … Read the rest