Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

An improvised spook

Photo by Jake Striebeck

Bexar Stage is San Antonio’s hub for improv and comedy. A variety of performance acts, such as improvisational theater and stand-up comedy, are showcased and workshopped Thursday through Saturday at 1203 Camden St where a welcoming and diverse community gather to express their love for theater. Bexar Stage offers a multitude of classes and workshops for artists looking to strengthen their skills and learn from theater professionals.

Every Friday night in October (including Halloween night), Bexar Stage is hosting a performance of Camp Slaughter: An Improvised Horror Movie. This horror-style improv takes place at Camp Bexar Claw, where haunted campfire stories come to life. Each performance is refreshingly new and unscripted, showcasing the performers’ versatile improv acting. while providing hilariously spooky entertainment for the viewers.

The cast includes Alexandra Hamner, Clint Taylor, Elliot Schraer, Erick Mayo, Juan Torres, Raven Ahrens, Samantha Grubbs, Sawyer Williams, Seth Balla and Tyler Waddell.

Camp Slaughter was directed by J. Rodriguez and produced by Tina Jackson for Bexar Stage.

This absolutely unique show provides loads of spooky laughter as Halloween approaches.
Before Friday’s show on Oct.11, Bexar Stage hosted MOVE Texas representatives who registered voters and informed audience members about upcoming elections with the help of performers.

Additionally, Bexar Stage is actively involved in the San Antonio community in many ways.

Every Thursday, Bexar Stage holds a free Key Party show. Free beer is provided for the audience, encouraging and welcoming all e to get in on the chance to share the stage and get involved in the show.

Bexar Stage offers improv classes for performance artists and comedy lovers of all skill and experience levels. Bexar Stage also hosts a variety of workshops throughout the year that are geared to make participants better creative artists and performers.

Free improv workshops are hosted at Overtime Theater, a friend of Bexar Stage, on Monday nights at 10 p.m.

If you’ve been itching for a safe place to express your creative hunches with welcoming faces, visit Bexar Stage. The beautifully unique and creative improv community welcomes all to join in on the fun.

Bexar Stage will host their next improv performance of Camp Slaughter on Friday, October 18. Tickets can be purchased online on Bexar Stage’s website or at the door.

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