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Thursday, September 17, 2009


Sharing the creative fun of improv on stage is only half of WIT's mission. Just as important as our shows are our classes, where we've shared the craft of improv with over a thousand students over the last decade. WIT's managing director, Topher Bellavia, leads the training program. Below he tackles the frequently asked question: "Why should I take an improv class?"

"It's not a simple question to answer because everyone gets something different out it. If you're considering it, take a look at the student quotes to the left here.

Half of why it's so great is the awesome group of people who are brave, fun, and creative enough to take a chance on having the experience of a lifetime.

The other half is transformation you'll see in yourself. Better communication skills, lower stress levels, a heightened understanding of the world around you, increased confidence and renewed creativity at home, work and play.

The early registration discount has been extended to Monday; now is the time.

If you know someone else that could use a little improv in their life, click on the 'forward' button below."

Topher Bellavia
Managing Director

(w) 202-204-7772

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The Details

Washington Improv Theater is a creative atmosphere to learn the art of improv. And it’s just plain fun. WIT classes are for everyone from the acting student to the business professional.
· Classes meet for 2 ½ hours once a week for 8 weeks.
· Training focuses on communications and teamwork.
· Small classes mean more personal attention.
· Enthusiastic instructors create a fun and trusting atmosphere.
Former students said:
“F-ing Awesome”
“I loved this class”
“Great opportunity for expression, meet cool people and build confidence.”

WIT’s Spring Classes begin September 21
Classes are located at the Children’s Studio School at 1301 V St NW.* Tuition is $240, with a $20 discount for early registration.

Foundations of Improv Classes:

Monday September 21 7:00 9:30pm
Tuesday September 22 7:00-9:30pm
Wednesday September 23 7:00 – 9:30pm
Thursday September 24 7:00 – 9:30pm
Sunday September 27 5:00 – 8:00pm

Level I Music Improv:
Sunday September 27 12:00 – 3:00pm
* School is located at the corner of 13th and V Sts, NW - one block north of U Street-Cardozo Metro Station (13th Street exit).