• Trivia Party Fundraiser

    Empire Arts Collective

    ## Do you have what it takes to be the trivia champion?
    Come out and test your knowledge against other fine citizens on Saturday, March 25th at Empire Arts Collective! We are hosting an epic trivia night to celebrate the launch of our new website and membership program, and to raise money to help keep our organization alive and kicking!
    The good people at Trivialogy, a local trivia company, have donated a custom-made game just for us! And by custom-made, we mean there will be no sports questions...so it's sounding pretty great, right?
    You're welcome to participate individually or in teams of up to 5. We'll be giving away awesome prizes to trivia winners, including free show tickets and memberships. We also have a fantastic raffle planned with some really great prizes so even if you suck at trivia, for just a few bucks and a little luck, you could still be a winner!
    ### POP QUIZ:
    This trivia party is going to be...
    A.) lit
    B.) off the chain
    C.) perfectly splendid
    D.) all of the above
    So, mark the date in your calendar, gather your friends, and come join us for a night of fun! Tickets are pay-what-you-can with a suggested donation of $10 per person. All proceeds will benefit Empire Arts Collective.

    GET TICKETS on eventbrite

    Saturday, March 25th;
    Doors open at 7:30pm, Trivia starts at 8:15pm
    Empire Launch Pad
    (upstairs at the Sierra 2 Center;[masked]th St, Room 13, Sacramento, CA)
    pay-what-you-can (suggested donation: $10)
    Vaccinations required, masks will be worn a

  • Basic Improv Classes - Register by 2/19

    Empire Arts Collective

    If your 2023 New Year’s resolution was to try your hand at improv comedy, take this as your sign that now is the time! Join us for Basic Improv, a 6-week class where you’ll learn the basics of improv in a supportive, compassionate environment.

    Register here

    ### DETAILS:

    WHEN: Tuesdays from 7-9 PM, 2/21-3/28. Optional class performance 4/1 at 8 PM
    WHERE: Empire Launchpad: Sierra 2 Center -[masked]th St, Room 13 (upstairs), Sacramento

    Early registration (register by 1/31): $100
    Regular registration (register before 2/19): $150
    Registration closes: 2/19

    Register here

    This class is a 6 week term at the Sierra 2 Center every Tuesday night from 7 - 9 PM with an optional performance on Saturday, April 1st at 8 PM (Those taking the class must attend at least 5 out of 6 classes to be included in the performance). Tuition is nonrefundable. You must be at least 18 to join. Please let us know if you require any special accommodations and we’ll be happy to help.



    Jessilee Windhaus is a proud Sacramento native and a firm believer in the power of applied improvisation. With a background in both short form and long form comedy, she is a 20-year improv veteran who has trained with Upright Citizen’s Brigade and The Groundlings and performed in cities all across the country. With over a decade of teaching experience, Jessilee holds a BA in Theatre and Dance from Sacramento State University and is the Co-Founder of the local performing arts nonprofit Empire Arts Collective and the Founder of That Plus Chips live sketch and improv comedy ensemble. She has toured with the world-renowned Missoula Children’s Theatre and was a mainstage performer at Sacramento Comedy Spot and ComedySportz Sacramento where she served as the Director of the High School League program. Other comedy credits include Sutter Street Theatre, Garbeau’s Dinner Theatre, Dangerous Men/Dangerous Women, The Dinner Detective, CSU Sacramento, and Bike City Theatre Company where she served as the Director of Sketch.
    This class is presented by and all proceeds benefit Empire Arts Collective, a performing arts nonprofit whose mission is to incubate unique, inclusive performing arts opportunities that create joy and community for a variety of experience levels.


    Needs a location

    Host: The Game Gods
    Date: Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
    Location: Bear Dive, 1330 H St, Sacramento, CA 95814

    The most awesome GAYMER event ever in sacramento is BACK!!!

    Our featured games are total bangers:

    -- Switchback VR -- A completely immersive and intensse horror action experience with graphics and gameplay unlike any other, exclusive to the brand new PSVR2!!!

    -- Goldeneye 007 Remake/Remaster -- NEVER BEFORE RELEASED version of goldeney at 60 frames per second and 4 player PVP!!!

    There will be a slew of other games available as well, from fighting games to party games, come out to meet up with some amazing people!