Encounter the mother of all longform improvisation styles: The Harold. Through this form's classic structure, you'll apply your scenework knowledge with increasing artistry and complexity.

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Interested in teaching for WIT? Apply to be a part of the Teaching Assistant program. Read more about it and submit an application here.

The role of the TA entails: training with a Supervising Teacher for ideally three sessions of classes; attending at least six of the eight classes per session; observing the Supervising Teacher for classroom management techniques, exercise explanations and feedback, etc.

For those entering our TA program, we are seeking a long-term commitment. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, by being a part of the TA program, you are committing to at least two years of teaching for WIT upon finishing the TA program.

Women and people of color are given preference to join the TA program.

Work every muscle of your improv body through an exploration of the ultimate longform format. Find games to carry through to second and third beats. Learn how to make an exciting group scene. Hone your characters for a show where you’ll take on multiple roles over the course of the performance. Pass the final hurdle on your way to improv domination.

Class will be held in-person unless otherwise noted. Participants will be required to upload proof of vaccination against COVID-19 upon registration.

As of January 30, 2022, all students MUST receive a COVID-19 vaccination booster shot in order to participate in classes.

The health and safety of students and teachers are top priorities at WIT.  Starting March 1, each class will determine whether masks are mandatory or optional in class, through a student and teacher survey.  If everyone in the class agrees, masks will be optional. If even one person requires masks to be mandatory, medical-grade masks (including surgical masks and N-95s) will be required during class. 

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Prerequisite:
Level 4 Ensemble or permission from the Education Manager.
DescriptionLocationPriceFaculty Additional Faculty Registration Link
In-person classes - Fall
Thursdays with Samantha Watson

7PM - 9:30PM EST (8 Classes at 2.5 hours)
Dates: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10
Showcase: TBD

Universalist National Memorial Church
1810 16th St NW

$305

Samantha Watson

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