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In-Person Classes in the DC Area in Maryland and Northern Virginia
Annapolis, Easton, Fairfax, Falls Church, Mosaic District, Reston
And Online Classes Anywhere

Why Learn Improv?

Anyone Can Learn Improv

You don't need to be a natural comedian. Just say the words 'Yes' + 'And' and you will be able to create an improv scene. From this simple Yes-And foundation, hilarious scenes will emerge. Our training will have you creating successful improv scenes within the very first class!

Improv Helps at Work

The 'Yes-And' philosophy can be applied to the workplace for team building, collaboration, and creativity. Top corporations integrate improv into their training and development programs. We can help your organization discover these useful and fun skills!

Improv Helps with Life

You can meet new people, ease anxiety, and relieve stress after a long day of work.

Improv classes are often referred to as 'Recess for Adults', and 'Cheaper than Therapy'.

Improv Classes

We offer Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Improv Classes across the Washington DC Metro Area. It’s a great way to do meet new people!


New in-person Intro to Improv classes are now enrolling in Annapolis, and Easton in Maryland – and in Reston, Falls Church, Fairfax City, and Mosaic District in Northern Virginia.

INTRO TO IMPROV CLASSES

Falls Church, VA

Intro to Improv

Wednesdays, May 1 - June 5

+ Class Jam

7pm to 8:30pm

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

1057 Broad Street, Suite 216

Falls Church, VA

Annapolis, MD

Intro to Improv

Wednesdays, May 1 - June 5

+ Class Jam

7:30pm to 9pm

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

Reston / Herndon, VA

Intro to Improv

Thursdays, May 2 - June 6

+ Class Jam

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

1615 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza

Reston, VA

Mosaic District, VA

Intro to Improv

Fridays, May 3 - June 14

No class Memorial Day Weekend

+ Class Jam

7pm to 8:30pm

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

8101a Lee Hwy

Falls Church, VA

Fairfax City, VA​

Intro to Improv

Saturdays, May 4 - June 15

No class Memorial Day Weekend

+ Class Jam

9:30am to 11am

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

3919 Blenheim Blvd, Suite 83-C,​

Fairfax, VA​

Annapolis, MD

Intro to Improv

Mondays, May 6 - June 17

No class Memorial Day

+ Class Jam

6:30pm to 8pm

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

Dulles / Ashburn, VA

Intro to Improv

Tuesdays, May 14 - June 25

No class June 4

+ Class Jam

7:30pm to 9pm

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Suite 102

Dulles, VA 20166

Del Ray / Alexandria, VA

Intro to Improv (Coming Soon!)

Tuesdays - Dates TBA

Classes coming soon to Del Ray! Use the button to join our list and we'll email you when the class is ready to launch!

Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy including Yes-And, Got Your Back teamwork, creating characters on the fly, and recognizing and playing with scene game. No acting or comedy experience needed! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

2000 Mt Vernon Ave

Alexandria, VA 22301

INTERMEDIATE IMPROV CLASSES

Mosaic District, VA

Level 2: Intermediate Improv

Tuesdays, April 9 - May 14

+ Class Jam

7pm to 8:30pm

Expand your improv knowledge with new skills in grounded scenes, playing with the  unusual thing,  physicality and heightening.

8101a Lee Hwy

Falls Church, VA

Fairfax City, VA​

Level 2: Intermediate Improv

Saturdays, May 4 - June 15

No class on Memorial Day weekend.

+ Class Jam

11:00am to 12:30pm

Expand your improv knowledge with new skills in grounded scenes, playing with the  unusual thing,  physicality and heightening.

3919 Blenheim Blvd, Suite 83-C,​

Fairfax, VA​

Dulles / Ashburn, VA

Level 2: Intermediate Improv

Mondays, May 6 - June 17

No class on Memorial Day, May 27

+ Class Jam

7:30pm to 9pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 1

Expand your improv knowledge with new skills in grounded scenes, playing with the  unusual thing,  physicality and heightening.

22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Suite 102

Dulles, VA 20166

Reston / Herndon, VA

Level 2: Intermediate Improv

Tuesdays, May 7 - June 11

+ Class Jam

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 1

Expand your improv knowledge with new skills in grounded scenes, playing with the  unusual thing,  physicality and heightening.

1615 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza

Reston, VA

Falls Church, VA

Level 2: Intermediate Improv

Mondays, April 1 - May 13

No class on April 22

+ Class Jam

8:30pm to 10pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 1

Expand your improv knowledge with new skills in grounded scenes, playing with the  unusual thing,  physicality and heightening.

1057 Broad Street, Suite 216

Falls Church, VA

ADVANCED IMPROV CLASSES

Reston / Herndon, VA

Level 3: Advanced Improv

Tuesdays, March 5 - April 16

No class on March 26 due to Spring Break

+ Class Jam

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn advanced improv skills including incorporating realistic emotions, group games, and bringing back recurring scenes, all in preparation for learning The Harold.

1615 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza

Reston, VA

Fairfax City, VA​

Level 3: Advanced Improv

Saturdays, May 4 - June 15

No class on Memorial Day Weekend

+ Class Jam

12:30pm to 2pm

Learn advanced improv skills including incorporating realistic emotions, group games, and bringing back recurring scenes, all in preparation for learning The Harold.

3919 Blenheim Blvd, Suite 83-C,​

Fairfax, VA​

Dulles / Ashburn, VA

Level 3: Advanced Improv

Wednesdays, May 15 - June 26

No class on June 5

+ Class Jam

7:30pm to 9pm

Learn advanced improv skills including incorporating realistic emotions, group games, and bringing back recurring scenes, all in preparation for learning The Harold.

22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Suite 102

Dulles, VA 20166

Fairfax City, VA​

Level 4: The Harold

Saturdays, May 4 - June 15

No class on Memorial Day Weekend

+ Class Jam

2pm to 3:30pm

Start with an opening, establish three recurring scenes, and mix in some group games and you have the ultimate long-form improv format created by Del Close. Together build an advanced, hilarious, and cohesive thirty minute show.

3919 Blenheim Blvd, Suite 83-C,​

Fairfax, VA​

Annapolis, MD

Level 4: The Harold

Wednesdays, March 6 - April 17

No class on March 27 due to Spring Break

+ Class Jam

8pm to 9:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 3

Start with an opening, establish three recurring scenes, and mix in some group games and you have the ultimate long-form improv format created by Del Close. Together build an advanced, hilarious, and cohesive thirty minute show.

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

Falls Church, VA

Level 4: The Harold

Wednesdays, March 6 - April 17

No class on March 27 due to Spring Break

+ Class Jam

7pm to 8:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 3

Start with an opening, establish three recurring scenes, and mix in some group games and you have the ultimate long-form improv format created by Del Close. Together build an advanced, hilarious, and cohesive thirty minute show.

1057 Broad Street, Suite 216

Falls Church, VA

Reston / Herndon, VA

Level 4: The Harold

Thursdays, March 7 - April 18

No class on March 28 due to Spring Break

+ Class Jam

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 3

Start with an opening, establish three recurring scenes, and mix in some group games and you have the ultimate long-form improv format created by Del Close. Together build an advanced, hilarious, and cohesive thirty minute show.

1615 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza

Reston, VA

Falls Church, VA

Advanced Lab: The Mad Rituals

Mondays, January 8 - February 12

+ Class Jam February 19

7pm to 8:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Levels 1 – 3

Learn, practice and hone three advanced formats for a ninety minute show performance: The Deconstruction, The Living Room, and The Harold.

1057 Broad Street, Suite 216

Falls Church, VA

Fairfax City, VA​

ImprovQuest: The Journey Begins

Saturdays, February 3 - March 9

2:30pm to 4:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 2 Intermediate (or equivalent). Class space is limited to 8 participants.

Embark on a fusion of improvisation and fantasy role-playing games! We’ll learns how to weave together improv performances, craft narratives around the unpredictability of dice rolling and the art of long-form character creation. Unleash your creativity in a dynamic blend of theatrical spontaneity and strategic storytelling, where every roll of the dice shapes a unique and engaging experience

3919 Blenheim Blvd, Suite 83-C,​

Fairfax, VA​

Reston, VA

Advanced Lab: Back to the Basics

Thursdays, January 4 - February 8

+ Class Jam Feb 15

6pm to 7:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Levels 1 – 3

An Intro to Improv class, but for Advanced improvisers! Go back to the start to revisit core skills, but from a new, much more advanced vantage point!

1615 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza

Reston, VA

Annapolis, MD

Advanced Lab: Back to the Basics

Wednesdays, January 10 - February 14

+ Class Jam February 21

6:30pm to 8pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Levels 1 – 3

An Intro to Improv class, but for Advanced improvisers! Go back to the start to revisit core skills, but from a new, much more advanced vantage point!

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

ELECTIVES & LABS

Annapolis, MD

Elective: ImprovQuest

Wednesdays, May 1 - June 5

+ Class Jam

6pm to 7:30pm

A fusion of improvisation and fantasy role-playing games! Improv performance, and long-form character creation weave together into role-playing narratives. Every roll of the dice shapes a unique and engaging experience! 

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

Annapolis, MD

Intermediate Lab: Character

Wednesdays, May 1 - June 5

+ Class Jam

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 1

Build bigger, better, and more complex characters with unique points of view for improv scenes. Establish a roster of go-to characters and character types that you can use at any time.

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

Annapolis, MD

Elective: Musical Improv

Wednesdays, May 1 - June 5

+ Class Jam

8pm to 9:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 2

Learn the fundamentals of musical improv. Pre-requisite: completion of Intermediate Improv (Level 2) or equivalent.

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

Annapolis, MD

Intermediate Lab: Half & Half

Mondays, May 6 - June 17

No class on Memorial Day

+ Class Jam

8pm to 9:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 1

Half Short-form, Half Long-form., all improv! Learn ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ style short-form games, and use these games to launch into Long-form scenes, creating a variety show on the fly!

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 208

Annapolis MD

Reston / Herndon, VA

Intermediate Lab: Half & Half

Thursdays, May 9 - June 13

+ Class Jam

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 1

Half Short-form, Half Long-form., all improv! Learn ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ style short-form games, and use these games to launch into Long-form scenes, creating a variety show on the fly!

1615 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza

Reston, VA

Reston / Herndon, VA

Advanced Lab: Dramatic Improv

Thursdays, May 9 - June 13

+ Class Jam

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 2

Class size limited to 12 participants

Create emotionally compelling dramatic improv scenes, generating deeper meanings beyond the laughs. Use genuine reactions to inform character choices, and realistic points of view to build emotionally satisfying story beats, discovering the scene that unfolds in front of you and your scene partners.

1615 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza

Reston, VA

Falls Church, VA

Elective: Musical Improv

Mondays, April 1 - May 13

No class on April 22

+ Class Jam

7pm to 8:30pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 2

Learn the fundamentals of musical improv. Pre-requisite: completion of Intermediate Improv (Level 2) or equivalent.

1057 Broad Street, Suite 216

Falls Church, VA

RICH TALARICO WORKSHOPS

Have you ever watched Whose Line Is It Anyway? or Saturday Night Live and thought, “I could do that?” You already know how to play, how to use your imagination, now put it to work for laughter and fun. Join Reflex Improv’s Intro to Improvisation led by 30-year improv vet Rich Talarico (Second City, Improv Olympic, Key & Peele, MADtv, SNL).

Improv 101 with Rich Talarico

You Already Know How To Do This
Basic Tools and Fundamentals
Improv 101 with Rich Talarico

Friday, April 12 – 7pm to 10pm

One Day Long-Form Improv Masterclass with Rich Talarico

This Workshop is Sold Out, but there are a few audit spots still available!

Saturday, April 13 – 10am to 5pm

One Day Long-Form Improv Masterclass with Rich Talarico

Only Four Spots Left!

Sunday, April 14 – 10am to 5pm

UPCOMING IMPROV WORKSHOPS

Improv Workshop in Ashburn

Saturday, February 24, 2023 – 2pm to 4pm​
Stemtree of Ashburn, 21021 Sycolin Rd, Unit 180, Ashburn, VA 20147​

Anyone can learn! You don’t need to be a comedian. Just be able to say the words *Yes * And” From this simple foundation, hilarious scenes will emerge.

 

Improv classes are often referred to as ‘Recess for Adults, and ‘Cheaper than Therapy.

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UPCOMING IMPROV SHOWS & EVENTS

Improv Open House, Annapolis, MD - ArtFarm: Wednesday, April 24th @ 7pm to 9pm

Annapolis, MD - ArtFarm: Saturday, April 27th @ 8pm

The Mad Rituals Show - Falls Church, VA - NOVA Nightsky, Saturday, May 4th @ 7:30pm

Improv for the Workplace

Bring some fun to your workplace! We offer workshops for companies and organizations to build teamwork, improve communication skills, and help with team-oriented creativity!