september 2022 Events

12sep7:30 pm9:00 pmIntermediate Topics in Improv ComedyMondays September 12 - October 17 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Event Details

This class builds on the foundational skills of improvisation. Depending on the level and interests of the students, the class may cover topics like advanced short-form game play (rhyming games, guessing games, hosting, and more). Long-form topics for study include the game of the scene, heightening, pulling ideas from openings, open vs premise scenes, and more as time allows. There will be a performance during the last class.

(Ages 18 and up)

The class will be held on Mondays beginning August 22 – October 3.  There will be no class on September 5.

Note:  Following the current CDC recommendation, students and instructors should wear a mask based on personal preference, informed by personal level of risk.  Class size will be limited for social distancing.  We continue to show vigilance in cleaning and sanitizing our facilities.

Instructor:  Josh Rachford

Josh has been improvising since 2004. He’s an alumnus of Amsterdam’s Boom Chicago, where he performed nightly and taught improvisation. He’s also completed the course of study in improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He directed and toured with arts education group the Story Pirates, appeared in commercials and on HBO’s The Newsroom, and acted in numerous comedy videos with FunnyOrDie and CollegeHumor. Most recently he was a member of Washington Improv Theater’s Wonder Whale and his show “Josh & Co,” where he improvised with a random audience member.

Tuition:  $126   Register by August 15 for 10% tuition discount for non members and a 25% discount for members.

Time

(Monday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Location

ARTfactory

9419 Battle Street

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