Last year's 2017-2018 Improv team is shown above in the following order from left to right top to bottom: Sam Aanestad, Calvin Jackson, Lacey Boston, Logan Martin, Robin Starch, Joren Skov, Andrew, Zach Filkins, Leah King, Andrea Goede More, Shelly Kurzeka-Jung, and not pictured is Erika Sasseville. 

Last year's 2017-2018 Improv team is shown above in the following order from left to right top to bottom: Sam Aanestad, Calvin Jackson, Lacey Boston, Logan Martin, Robin Starch, Joren Skov, Andrew, Zach Filkins, Leah King, Andrea Goede More, Shelly Kurzeka-Jung, and not pictured is Erika Sasseville. 

Black Dirt Improv

In 2011, we started an improv troupe for the winter season.  We started with a rotating list of six local performers and have grown into a professional troupe with a roster from across the Twin Cities.

Find out more by liking us on Facebook!  You'll see news of  upcoming shows and player profiles.

We are available for private gigs.  Email us at blackdirtimprov@gmail.com or click here for pricing info and any other questions!

Now, we have two different improv teams. We have the Improv Showdown, and the Improv Zingers. To see when they perform next check our calendar of events


Join the Black Dirt Theater Improv Team!

Improv Auditions will be a group workshop-style audition. We will play improv games, do scene work, and work on our storytelling. Wear comfortable clothes, bring an excited attitude and get ready to have some fun. Please plan on staying for the entire audition time.

Auditions will be held November 11th from 10:00am-12:00pm, and 1:30pm-3:30pm at Hastings High School, in the Multi-Purpose Room E-141. 200  General Sieben Drive, Hastings, MN 55033.

Please use the link to sign up for an audition time.

The Black Dirt Improv Team will be performing about twice a month in the winter and early spring.

Black Dirt Theater Improv Workshops:

Come and join us for a FREE Improv Workshop. We will be having workshops on November 7th from 7:00-9:00pm at Hastings High School Multi-Purpose Room E-141, and November 9th from 7:00-9:00pm Hastings High School Multi-Purpose Room E-141.

Always wanted to try Improv? Want to brush up on your Improv skills before the audition? Then these workshops are for you! You will get a basic lesson in Improv and an understanding of what the auditions will be like. We will play improv games, do scene work, and work on our storytelling. Wear comfortable clothes, bring an excited attitude and get ready to have some fun.

You do not need to come to the workshops to audition.