Beast was an improv troupe.
Their press blurb, taken from a 2011 application to perform at The Hideout Theatre:
Alex Baia and Shea Scott present character-driven long-form improvisation that teeters on the fine line between grounded drama and comedic delirium.
This is improvisation unified by its unbridled commitment to characters that matter.
This is improvisation with guts and brains.
"What's Your Deal?"
Their answer to the "What's Your Deal?" question on a 2011 application to perform at The Hideout Theatre:
The two of us--Alex and Shea--love improvising together, and we have a long history of successful performances in Oh, Science!