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Level 1: Foundations of Improv

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Improv for all: whether you’re a nonprofit employee, a corporate lawyer, a software engineer or a high school English teacher, you’ve got something to gain from taking Foundations of Improv. Meet people, gain poise, build your confidence and unleash your creativity by learning the fundamental concepts of improvisation. It’s the most fun you’ll...

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$285

8 sessions

Level 3: Character

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Develop fully realized characters of all shapes and sizes. Discover how attitude, physicality and objectives can provide a filter for your characters to interact with the world. In improv, there’s nothing preventing you from changing age, gender or personality from one scene to the next. Learn how to embody a diverse array of characters that are...

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$285

8 sessions

Level 2: Foundations of Scenework

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Learn how to create amazing improv scenes out of thin air! All it takes is a some creativity and a lot of teamwork. After learning the language of improv in Foundations, now you can begin to put together killer scenes. Lay a solid foundation for your scenework by learning to initiate scenes with purpose, recognize games and patterns, and heighten...

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$285

8 sessions

Level 5: Harold

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Encounter the mother of all longform improvisation styles: The Harold. Through this form's classic structure, you'll apply your scenework knowledge with increasing artistry and complexity. Work every muscle of your improv body through an exploration of the ultimate longform format. Find games to carry through to second and third beats. Learn how to...

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$285

8 sessions

Level 4: Ensemble

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Create rich scenes featuring dynamic characters. Experience firsthand how rooting scenes in agreement permits discovery and complexity beyond merely setting up a premise or a conflict. You’ve learned how to listen, how to ‘yes and,’ and embody a variety of characters. Now it’s time to really dig in to working in an ensemble. Put all the pieces...

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$285

8 sessions

Advanced Harold

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Dive deep into the mother of all formats. Take your Harold skills to the next level. We all know the Harold: opening, three beats, group games. This class seeks to help participants develop a deeper understanding of the format, perform better scenes within each section of the format, and learn how to maximize playtime. Focus areas include really...

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$285

8 sessions

Stretching Your Imagination & the Space-Time Continuum

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Forget about doing improv 'the right way'. It's time to shake things up and expand your notions of what's possible in an improv show. This workshop is designed to aggressively expand the concept of improvised gameplay, scenework, and show formatting. First we’ll shake things up with short form games that play with contradictions, surrealism, mental...

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$40

Deal or No Deal: The Secret to Easier Scenes

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

So stop wasting time trying to figure out what to say next! Instead learn how to play with what you already have. Struggling in scenes? Your scenes are probably not working because you’re working too hard. This workshop will help you discover the brilliant ideas ALREADY PRESENT in all of your scenes, and how to dig deeper into your character deals...

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$40

You Can Handle The Truth

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Make scenes easier by playing the truth of the moment. What's happening right in front of you is all you need. Scenes feel easy when we respond without thinking so hard. The moment we pause to ask ourselves, “what would this character say?”, is the moment things start to feel more challenging. We are often working hard in an improv scene to understand...

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$30

Connect Play Connect

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Makes scenes feel easy and makes all your partners look great. Be the improviser everyone wants to play with. Do you want to be the improviser everyone wants to perform with? Who makes scenes feel easy and makes all your partners look great? Contrary to what we might think, the best improvisers are not the loudest or flashiest players. Instead, they...

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$40

Follow the Fun

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Tap into your inner joy on stage and play with the gifts that are already in the scene. Ease into scenes with a focus on the people more than the premise. Hone your eye for games by recognizing simple character behavioral patterns. Learn techniques for tapping into your joy on stage and unpack-and-play with the gifts you’ve got at...

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$40

Become a Game Machine

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

This workshop will explore Game in a way that will make it far less elusive and scary. The basic meaning of game is the first unusual thing that can be justified and heightened. Within the workshop we will work our listening skills to latch on to that first unusual thing faster and to cleanly and concisely state what the unusual pattern of behavior...

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$30

DC Home Brew

at Counter Culture Coffee - Columbia Heights 3504 13th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

This two-hour class has the tools you need to perfect your coffee routine. A guided coffee tasting will provide context for your flavor preferences, then you'll explore the fundamentals of brewing, and practice making pour-overs of your preferred coffee using some of our favorite home brewing wares.   All participants will receive a digital...

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$75

Improv for All

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Improv For All workshops are high-fun, low-stress classes designed to show you how improvisers create spontaneous, off-the-cuff theater. Our enthusiastic and friendly instructors work to make sure everyone is able to participate in a playful and trusting atmosphere.

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Make it Matter!

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights 1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Early on in improv you practice getting the words out by having conversations on stage. Once you get the hang of that then you want to make those conversations entertaining; but that’s when scene start to feel like work. Your first idea for the scene maybe didn’t get a big reaction, so you try another idea. Then a third idea. You and your scene...

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$30
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