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Investigate Voice Over: 3 Part Program

at Edge Studio Voice Actor Casting & School - Springfield
5400 Carolina Place, Springfield, Virginia 22151

This is a 3-part program:  1. Workshop.   2. Personal voice analysis.   3. Consultation. This class is for newcomers who are unsure how they fit in, who need to learn about all opportunities, and determine if they have potential. It’s a practical and comfortable way to determine if voice over is for you. The instructors of this...

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$79.20
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$99

Level 1: Foundations of Improv

at Washington Improv Theater - U Street Corridor
1835 14th St NW,, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Improv for all: whether you’re a nonprofit employee, a corporate lawyer, a software engineer or a high school English teacher, you’ve got something to gain from taking Foundations of Improv. Meet people, gain poise, build your confidence and unleash your creativity by learning the fundamental concepts of improvisation. It’s the most fun you’ll...

$285

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 12:30pm

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Jazz Improv Ensemble

at Levine Music

This hands-on ensemble helps students of all instruments develop the skills needed to improvise and perform in a jazz ensemble setting. Students learn how to play from a fakebook, how to listen to and interact with each other while improvising in groups, and explore elements of melody, harmony, rhythm, structure, and expression through the standard...

$360

18 sessions

Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am

Improv for Business

at Washington Improv Theater - U Street Corridor
1835 14th St NW,, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Learn the basic principles of improv and how to apply them to your work! Imagine you’re backstage at the theater, with a packed audience looking forward to a great show.  But there’s one catch: you don’t know your lines, and neither does anyone else.  Now go out there and put on a show, a show that’s never been seen before, and that...

$175

Saturday Feb 24th, 9am

Anyone Can Act

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter
733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

A one-day quick intro to some acting fundamentals.

$50

Saturday Feb 24th, 1:30pm

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Intro to Acting

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter
733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

A fun and fast-paced introduction to what acting is all about, with plenty of practice in improvisation, scene study and theatre games.  For anyone who's ever wanted to give acting a try—or those who haven't done it since that one time in high school. Students also learn the basics of auditioning and the business of acting. This class is designed...

$310

6 sessions

Saturday Mar 3rd, 10am

Intro to Acting for the Camera

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter
733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

An intensive course devoted to acting for film and television. The class will include audition techniques, the role of commercial spokesperson, specifics of industrial film work, and techniques for approaching film and television scripts. All class work will be filmed as it might be on a real set and then critiqued.

$340

6 sessions

Thursday Mar 1st, 7pm

Beginning Scene Study

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter
733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

An intensive introduction to scripted work through preparation and performance of scenes and monologues. Emphasis on learning effective rehearsal techniques and expanding the actor’s range.  Requires approximately 3–5 hours of rehearsal with an assigned partner outside of class each week. Taken together or in succession, this course and the...

$340

6 sessions

Saturday Mar 3rd, 10am

Level 2: Foundations of Scenework

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights
1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Learn how to create amazing improv scenes out of thin air! All it takes is a some creativity and a lot of teamwork. 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 initiate scenes with purpose, recognize games and patterns, and heighten...

$285

9 sessions

Monday Mar 26th, 7pm

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Level 3: Character

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights
1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Develop fully realized characters of all shapes and sizes. Discover how attitude, physicality and objectives can provide a filter for your characters to interact with the world. In improv, there’s nothing preventing you from changing age, gender or personality from one scene to the next. Learn how to embody a diverse array of characters that are...

$285

8 sessions

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Level 4: Ensemble

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights
1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Create rich scenes featuring dynamic characters. Experience firsthand how rooting scenes in agreement permits discovery and complexity beyond merely setting up a premise or a conflict. You’ve learned how to listen, how to ‘yes and,’ and embody a variety of characters. Now it’s time to really dig in to working in an ensemble. Put all the pieces...

$285

8 sessions

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Level 5: Harold

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights
1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

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. 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...

$285

8 sessions

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Connect Play Connect

at Washington Improv Theater - Columbia Heights
1420 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Makes scenes feel easy and makes all your partners look great. Be the improviser everyone wants to play with. Do you want to be the improviser everyone wants to perform with? Who makes scenes feel easy and makes all your partners look great? Contrary to what we might think, the best improvisers are not the loudest or flashiest players. Instead, they...

$40
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Improv for All

at Washington Improv Theater - Penn Quarter
1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

Improv For All workshops are high-fun, low-stress classes designed to show you how improvisers create spontaneous, off-the-cuff theater. Our enthusiastic and friendly instructors work to make sure everyone is able to participate in a playful and trusting atmosphere.

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Advanced Beginning Modern/ Improv

at BalletNova Center for Dance - Bailey's Crossroads
3443 Carlin Springs Rd, Falls Church, Virginia 22041

BalletNova Center for Dance (BNCD) has one of the most extensive adult dance programs in the Metro DC region, with a full range of classes in different dance genres and levels to meet almost every need and interest.  Throughout our adult division (from basic beginner through professional), all dancers are challenged to improve! Classes are designed...

$20
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