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Our 2023 Strategy

Our 2023 Strategy

Over the past several weeks, the Highwire Improv team has been working on our 2023 budget and strategy, and after reviewing it during our all-community meeting last night, we're excited to share it publicly today! This post includes summary details from the more detailed Strategy and Budget documents - if you want to do the deep dive, the links are right below: Highwire Improv 2023 Strategy and Budget Detailed Program Budget and Calendar Presentation Overview of 2023 Strategy Highlights from 2022 Thanks to an amazing community of performers and volunteers, we achieved an incredible amount last year! Some of the…
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Community Update – December 2022

Hello Highwire Community! This month, in addition to our live community meetings, we're trying a short and sweet blog update for folks who can't make the live event or who don't want to watch a longform video! This is just the key info - as always, comment or email us if you have questions! In-Person Community Meeting Next Month! Next month we will have an extended community meeting covering a retrospective on 2022 and details about our 2023 strategy, plans, and volunteer opportunities. This will also be livestreamed online. Stay tuned for the date and time! COVID and Show Status…
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Community Update – November 2022

Hello Highwire Community! This month, in addition to our live community meetings, we're trying a short and sweet blog update for folks who can't make the live event or who don't want to watch a longform video! This is just the key info - as always, comment or email us if you have questions! COVID and Show Status As of November 2nd, Baltimore City remains in low status according to the CDC Community Risk levels, with a slightly lower case load compared to October 2022. At this time, in-person events remain ON, and are recommended for vaccinated individuals only. Two…
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Be a Part of the Highwire Hive!

Introduction and a Brief History At Highwire Improv, we're always looking for new and interesting ways to live out our motto of Community First. One challenge we've observed over the past few years is the gap between getting interested in improv (though a workshop or an intro class) and figuring out all of the steps to getting regular stage time. While theater-constructed 'house' teams can provide clarity to that path, they are often a large leap in experience (both in improv skills and general performance logistics skills) that can be difficult to make for newer improvisers. There are comparatively fewer…
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Community Update – October 2022

Hello Highwire Community! This month, in addition to our live community meetings, we're trying a short and sweet blog update for folks who can't make the live event or who don't want to watch a longform video! This is just the key info - as always, comment or email us if you have questions! COVID and Show Status As of October 10th, Baltimore City is now in low status according to the CDC Community Risk levels, with a lower case load compared to September 2022. At this time, in-person events remain ON, and are recommended for vaccinated individuals only. Two…
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Introducing our Teacher Development Program

A few weeks ago, we announced that Highwire Improv is launching classes early next year. Alongside this, we are also launching a program that will consistently run alongside our classes, which is a teacher development program. We believe high quality instruction is its own skill that needs independent training, and we believe that high quality instruction is absolutely necessary to ensure a safe and enriching classroom environment. We posted briefly about this on social media and based on the initial response, wanted to provide a bit more detail and answer some common questions that came up! If you just want…
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Community Update – September 2022

Hello Highwire Community! This month, in addition to our live community meetings, we're trying a short and sweet blog update for folks who can't make the live event or who don't want to watch a longform video! This is just the key info - as always, comment or email us if you have questions! COVID and Show Status As of September 6th, Baltimore City remains in medium status according to the CDC Community Risk levels, with a slightly lower case load compared to August 2022. At this time, in-person events remain ON, and are recommended for vaccinated individuals only. Two…
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Community Update – August 2022

Hello Highwire Community! This month, in addition to our live community meetings, we're trying a short and sweet blog update for folks who can't make the live event or who don't want to watch a longform video! This is just the key info - as always, comment or email us if you have questions! COVID and Show Status As of August 7th, Baltimore City remains in medium status according to the CDC Community Risk levels, with a slightly higher case load compared to July 2022. At this time, in-person events remain ON, and are recommended for vaccinated individuals only. Two…
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