Come to Casey's "Intro to Improv" class's showcase performance!
Casey is taking the 8-week intro course through Washington Improv Theatre (WIT). The showcase will be at Studio Theatre on 14th St in DC.
What is improv?
"Improv" is short for "improvisational comedy" (although it's not strictly comedy! sometimes it's just interesting/insightful or dramatic)
Improv is a lot like the show "Who's Line Is It Anyway"! (btw they are so good because they record 5x as much and only air the highlights! lol)
Improv is different from standup comedy. Standup is solo/scripted comedy, while improv is an team/unscripted comedy.
"Casey, haven't you done some shows before?"
Sorta! I've done accordion instrumental accompaniment for musical improv (with Brian's team "Bad Karaoke Experience").
BUT I have not done improv (the scenes/talking part) on stage before. That's why I'm taking this class!
The cover photo was staged on a stage at The Lou Room lol, I did not perform that night
How/why did you decide to do improv?
It’s fun! A silly, expressive, team-based, structured activity.
I’ve been hanging out with improvisers a lot lately — and it’s rubbed off on me (Brian and a lot of his friends!)
I’m really aiming for MUSICAL improv — I’ll get enough improv skills (the words part) to combine with my existing musical skills to be able to make up musicals on the spot!
Can we hang out too?
Hope to see you there! 😄