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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

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!)

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

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

ADVANCED IMPROV CLASSES

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​

ELECTIVES & LABS

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 2

Mondays, May 20 - June 24

Five weeks - 2 hours each session

No class on Memorial Day, May 27

+ Class Jam

7pm to 9pm

Pre-requisite: Completion of Musical Improv

The Musical Format – Level 2 takes all the skills learned in Level 1 and turns it into a full Broadway Play. We will focus on Character, Story, Stage Presence, as well as Beginning and Ending songs.

1057 Broad Street, Suite 216

Falls Church, VA

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.

What Our Students Are Saying:

UPCOMING IMPROV SHOWS & EVENTS

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

Del Ray Improv Show - Evening Star Cafe, Alexandria VA: Wednesday, May 8th @ 8:30pm

Leesburg, VA - Congregation Sha'are Shalom, Saturday, June 15th @ 7pm

Annapolis, MD - ArtFarm: Saturday, June 22nd @ 8pm

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!