Performing troupes and show formats rotate each Friday and Saturday.
Door tickets $15. Buy tickets online and save $4.
Laugh out loud fun every Friday and Saturday at Oakland's
Improv Theater: Pan Theater.
Don't take our word for it.....
Awkward Face achieved a rhythm that's virtually
unattainable in a free-associative universe. Chalk it
up to chemistry, or the talents of a few ultra-malleable
improvisers. They've taken liberties with the form,
while turning it into a discipline.
(East Bay Express)
We went tonight for the first time (Saturday to watch Awkward Face)
and we laughed a lot. These folks were GOOD. So glad to have
this in Oakland - I'll be back!"
"What a fun time! I rarely give 5 stars but this place is awesome."
We laughed through the whole show. These talented actors delivered
a creative performance."
"I had a great time when I attended the Awkward Face show at 8 pm on
Saturday night. The actors are quick on their feet, and they manage to
elicit many hardy laughs from the audience."
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- Birthday shows and private/group shows also available
Laugh out loud fun every Friday and Saturday
Pan performers take to the stage to create stories, scenes and
characters on the spot. 100% improvised goodness since 2002.
All shows are PG-13. Under 13 with guardian presenet allowed.
Please note early bird tickets sell fast. Many nights often sellout.
Will I be picked on our made to get on stage?
For those new to improv or that haven't seen an improv show before:
We do not make fun of audience members. We do ocassionally ask for ideas,
topics or themes from volunteers. We don't put people on the spot. We're here
to entertain you. We do on ocassion ask for volunteers but we don't ask those
that don't volunteer.
All shows are one block from BART.
Shows run 90 minutes - 8pm to 9:30pm each night
Formats include: the Montage, One Act, and more plus
classic Theater Games (Whose Line is it Style).
Shows often sellout.
Check out our show page for this week's troupe lineup.
Online show tickets backed by our:
If you atend the any Pan show and do not laugh and have fun
we'll gladly refund your ticket fees to your original payment source.
Online tickets only.
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When & Where
Oakland's Improv Theater.
Founded by improvisors from the four corners of the globe at a secret meeting in Oakland. Pan was launched in February of 2002, as a place to study, practice and perform improv theater.
It has since grown into a community theater focusing on a style that blends theater games and elements of Meisner Technique together to create confident, fun loving and risk taking actors.
Pan Alumni can be found throughout the Bay Area, and in NYC and L.A.