BATS Improv, a nonprofit theater company, has been recognized as the premier West Coast center for performance and teaching of improvisational theatre, celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016. BATS is in residence at the 200-seat Bayfront Theater at historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, where it runs a year-round schedule of performances, workshops, and corporate training programs. BATS reaches more than 12,000 audience members annually, and its education programs attracts 1,200 enrollments annually. BATS has an annual budget of $1,000,000, with an office staff of about 4 FTE and about 30 performers and other part-time employees. More information is available at www.improv.org.