Master the fundamentals of unscripted, spontaneous improv comedy in this eight-week class. Speak more confidently and overcome shyness, unlock your creativity, sharpen your mind, meet new friends and have fun all at the same time. Improv training is great for advancing your professional, personal or artistic skills. The core components of improv, character, teamwork, listening skills, and your ability to be “in the moment” are strongly emphasized. It’s the most fun you’ll have all week.
This class meets on Sundays: March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7 from 12-2:30 PM, skipping the week of April 9. The Graduation show for this class will be on Wednesday May 17 at 7pm.
About the Instructor
Clyde Thompson took his first improv class a year through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts at Anacostia Arts Center. He has since performed in shows with various organizations in the DC area, including the Armed Services Arts Partnership, Laugh Index Theater and Washington Improv Theater. Clyde puts on community service events for under-served communities with The Mission Continues and is the founder of the East River Dog Park Group 501(C)(3). Read more here.
This class is produced in partnership with the Washington Improv Theater (WIT).