Washington, DC

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Call for Submissions: Prose, Poetry, and Visual Art

Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is excited to launch a 2024 anthology with publisher Unleash Creatives. We seek authentic, compelling, and polished short stories, creative nonfiction, humor, poetry, photography, and […]

Free

Pen to Paper: Starting a 10-minute Play

Arlington Cultural Affairs 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, Virginia, United States

This workshop will provide basic playwriting nuts and bolts instruction with substantial writing exercises to get participants started on writing a 10-minute play. Participants will be invited to a 2nd session in June, 2024 to prepare their plays for submission to a military-themed playwriting competition. About the instructor Stephanie Kline is an ASAP Comedy Bootcamp […]

Free

Women’s Storytelling Bootcamp

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

In this six-week class, you’ll transform your real-life experiences into relatable, compelling stories in a fun, supportive environment. Instructors will use interactive exercises to discover your life’s stories, develop a […]

Comedy Bootcamp

Charles Houston Recreation Center 901 Wythe Street, Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a […]

Introduction to Playwriting

The Garden Alexandria 5380 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite C, Alexandria, Virginia, United States

In this seven-week class, participants will learn the fundamentals of playwriting to write and produce a short play. We will utilize writing prompts to get the creative juices flowing, though students are free to explore any subject. Through peer-feedback and instructor guidance, each participant will have a final product to perform for friends and family. […]

Acting: Shakespeare Performance

Shakespeare Theatre (Rehearsal Studio) 516 8th Street SE, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Approaching Shakespeare! Ready to take your first steps of Shakespeare? Through a combination of text analysis and performance, participants will gain a working knowledge of Shakespeare’s plays and language – verse, prose, meter, character, and intent – a foundation that can then be applied towards continuing appreciation of study. This six-week class will meet on […]

Operation Improv

Project Create Arts Center 2208 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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 […]

Drawing Explorations

MOCA Arlington 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA, United States

Dive into the world of drawing as a means of self-expression and mindfulness. This engaging three-week class encourages creative exploration through diverse drawing techniques, fostering a unique blend of relaxation and artistic discovery. Discover the intersection of art and well-being in this immersive workshop, designed to inspire and add a renewed sense of balance to […]

Playwriting Graduation Show

The Garden Alexandria 5380 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite C, Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Performing excerpts of their own work, these military-connected wordsmiths have spent the last six weeks sharpening their playwriting skills through exercise, collaboration, and rigorous practice. Join us at this performance […]

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