Learn how attitude, physicality, and objectives can provide a filter for your characters. Work together with your partner to discover and play hilarious dynamics.

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After learning the language of improv in Foundations, now you can begin to put together killer scenes. Lay a solid foundation for your scenework by learning to make initiations with purpose, recognize the fun of your characters, and heighten their behaviors.

Class are in-person unless otherwise noted.

As of November 16, 2023, WIT no longer requires proof of vaccination plus booster shot to be uploaded at time of registration in order to participate in classes. WIT will require students to acknowledge that they have been fully vaccinated (a completed initial series plus booster shot) at time of registration, but proof will no longer be verified by WIT staff.

WIT strongly encourages students and teachers to be up-to-date with Covid-19 vaccinations in an aim to keep all members of our community safe and healthy.

Read more about our COVID policies.

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Prerequisite:
Level 1: Foundations of Improv or completion of an 8-week long form improv class at another theater.
Description Location Price Faculty Additional Faculty Registration Link
Tuesdays with Dan O'Neil

7PM to 9:30PM EST (8 classes at 2.5 hours)
Dates: 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20
Showcase: Tuesday, August 27: 7:30pm @ Project Create Arts Center

*This is a MASKS OPTIONAL class.

This class is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and is being offered for FREE to students located east of the river in Wards 7 & 8. If you are a resident of Ward 7 or 8 and would like to take this class, please email classes@witdc.org.

Project Create Art Center
2208 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE

$325

Dan O’Neil

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Wednesdays with Court McGrew

7PM to 9:30PM EST (8 classes at 2.5 hours)
Dates: 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14
Showcase: Saturday, August 17: 1PM Block @ Sitar Arts Center

*This is a MASKS OPTIONAL class.

Metro Center
700 12th Street, NW, Suite 700

$325

Court McGrew

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Thursdays with Nikki Frias

7PM to 9:30PM EST (8 classes at 2.5 hours)
Dates: 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15
NO Class 7/4
Showcase: Saturday, August 17: 3PM Block @ Sitar Arts Center

*This is a MASKS OPTIONAL class.

Universalist National Memorial Church
1810 16th Street NW

$325

Nikki Frias

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IN-PERSON CLASSES - Summer 2024 - add yourself to the waitlist!
Mondays with Dan O'Neil

7PM to 9:30PM EST (8 classes at 2.5 hours)
Dates: 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5
Showcase: Saturday, August 10: 3PM Block @ Sitar Arts Center

*This is a MASKS OPTIONAL class.

Latin American Youth Center
1419 Columbia Rd NW

$325

Dan O’Neil

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