Posts Tagged ‘performance’

Wednesday November 8, 2017, 12:00pm - by Magnet Theater


We are thrilled to announce the first-ever Musical Circuit! These three teams (Stone, Temple, and Pilots) will perform on Saturday nights, starting November 11th at 9 pm, at Magnet Training Center, 22 W 32nd St., 10th Floor. We hope to see you there!

The Musical Circuit features improv ensembles made-up of both Magnet students and veteran Magnet performers. Every week, three teams take the stage and perform completely improvised pieces of musical theatre made just for you!

Ann Herberger
Damon Ketron
Randy McKay
Sarah Nisbett
JessAnn Smith
David Tomczak
Coach: Olivia Petzy

Ben Fullon
Zack Gafin
Noel Hunter
Liz Lasky
Tomer Soran
Emily Stevens
Coach: Sean Bartlett

Jeremy Chao
Annemarie Cullen
Kate DeFeo
Adam Keller
Michael Serpe
Tori Smith
Coach: Adam Payne

Come out and watch these great shows!

Thursday November 2, 2017, 4:12pm - by Magnet Theater


Say hello to all of our new Fall 2017 Conservatory Circuit teams! Come see one of their shows, Fridays at 10 pm, starting November 3 at the Magnet Training Center, 22 W 32nd St., 10th Floor. YES!

The Conservatory Circuit features improv ensembles made-up of both Magnet students and veteran Magnet performers. Every week, three teams take the stage and perform the classic long form improv structure, The Harold.

Team Fred:
Nathan Brown
Michael Serpe
William Hui
Liz Lele
Simon Johnston
Christine Lawless
Michelle Hess
Lesley Hennen
Coach: Katie Mordhorst

Team Wilma:
Steve Ling
Ann Herberger
Janet Lu
Ande Cousins
Sara Parelhoff
Dan Lisle
Tim Canty
Randy McKay
Coach: Benjamin Koch

Team Barney:
Roman Zelichenko
Isaac Jimenez
Lisa Yapp
Kevin Mosquera
Sarah Poirier
Tomer Soran
Perri Gross
Jennifer Dumlao
Coach: Pat May

Team Betty:
Danielle Von Lehman
Brin Snelling
Jamie Genoa
Tina McIntyre
Brad Weiner
Peter Vale
Parker Phinney
Brendan Jordan
Coach: Johnathan Ross

Come out and watch these great shows!

Monday June 26, 2017, 6:47pm - by Magnet Theater

We are now accepting applications for The Summer 2017 Circuit! Circuit Teams are made up of Magnet Theater students, graduates of our training program, and veteran performers. We believe that in order to get better at improv, you need to do it.

The deadline to apply is July 5, 2017, at noon. Teams will be announced July 8. Rehearsals start the weekend of July 15. Shows will begin Friday, July 21. Teams will perform Friday nights at 10:00 pm for 10 weeks (with one week off for Labor Day weekend).

To sign up for The Circuit, click this link to fill out the form:

This round, there will also be a Musical Circuit team! If you have completed Musical Level 3 and are not currently on a Musical Megawatt team, you can apply for Musical Circuit here:

Questions? Just email!

Tuesday May 19, 2015, 7:52pm - by Magnet Theater


The Improv Conservatory Program is Magnet’s advanced improv training ground.

The program is focused on building a systematic transition from highly-proficient student to successful performer. It’s also a training ground for veteran improvisers interested in fine-tuning their skills. To do this, the Conservatory Program offers students a variety of specific classes featuring a higher degree of individualized attention tailored to each students’ strengths and weaknesses.

Conservatory classes fall under following categories:

Level Five: Intro to the Conservatory
Conservatory Skills
Conservatory Performance
Team Performance Workshop


Friday February 20, 2015, 11:04am - by Magnet Theater



Working on solo characters? Developing a new sketch?

The Magnet Theater is proud to present a new show coming in March, powered by new ideas—The Generator!

Every Sunday at 6pm, Magnet students, writers and performers try out brand-new sketches and solo characters in 5 and 15-minute slots. The Generator will also help writers develop a larger show one piece at a time. It’s never-before-seen comedy for your eyeballs.

See you at the premiere on Sunday, March 1st at 6pm.

Questions? Email

Wednesday August 1, 2012, 1:27pm - by WillyAppelman

Thursdays at 10pm in August!

This Thursday at 10pm is the debut of “The Weave” directed by Rick Andrews!   The show is the latest installment of the Magnet Theater’s Director Series, a monthly series of performances where a director presents a different improv form with a completely different cast.  The only rule is that there are no rules.  Watch Magnet’s best improvisers perform organic freeform improvisation in two mind blowing parts!  Featuring: Russ Armstrong, Peter McNerney, Chet Siegel, Alan Fessenden, Frank Bonomo, Alex Marino and Special Guests!

For more information, take a look at our Facebook event!

Join us afterwards for a special opening night party at Smithfield!