Workshops

One-day workshops are the perfect way to give ASAP a try for the first time or stay plugged in after you graduate from a class.

Build a new skill without crushing your calendar.

Explore free introductory workshops ranging from three hours to two days across a huge variety of art forms.

Professional artists, local arts organizations, and the occasional celebrity all partner with ASAP to bring you new workshops every month.

Storytelling Crash Course

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Storytelling Crash Course is a three-hour introductory workshop into the craft of storytelling for performance. Expert instructors guide you as you reflect on personal experiences, identify stories, and learn about […]

Comedy Crash Course

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Comedy Crash Course is a three-hour introductory workshop into the art of stand-up comedy. Professional comics teach you how to uncover humor in your personal experiences. You’ll learn the basics […]

Tapestry Weaving Workshop

Virtual Program Virtual Program

In this workshop, participants will learn how to prepare a loom using simple materials that you can find at home. The teaching artist will guide the group through making a […]

New Jokes Workshop

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

Comedians have five minutes to present new material they're working on, followed by a short feedback session with ASAP comedy instructors. For ASAP Comedy Bootcamp Grads. About the Instructors Demi […]

Stage Combat Workshop

The American Theater 125 East Mellen Street, Hampton, Virginia

Stage combat (aka fight choreography) is a specialized technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat / violence without causing harm to the performers. A slap to […]

Poetry 101

Virtual Program Virtual Program

This workshop aims to give individuals new to writing poetry the tools to begin their journey and to act as a refresher for those who already have written some poetry. […]

Cherry Blossom Painting

Anacostia Arts Center 1231 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, District of Columbia

In this workshop, we will be create a D.C. cherry blossom themed painting on canvas. Painting is a wonderful creative outlet and this is a perfect way to give yourself […]

New Jokes Workshop

Comedians have five minutes to present new material they're working on, followed by a short feedback session with ASAP comedy instructors. For ASAP Comedy Bootcamp Grads. About the Instructors Noah Miller is a comedian and writer based in NYC. After a career of working on boats and flying helicopters for the Coast Guard, he made […]

Improv Taster

TCC Joint Use Library 700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Taking an Improv class is a great way to become more spontaneous, less self-conscious, and have fun. You can expect to improve your acting, public speaking or social skills. Get out of your comfort zone by playing short form, quick-fire Improv games, in a supportive, free-wheeling environment.  About the Instructor Philip Jacobson is a professional […]

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