This is a fun, fast moving and exciting workshop for all levels. Students will use improv to become comfortable being themselves as well as being real for the camera. They will learn to embrace spontaneity and make emotional choices for the delivery of lines. The workshops are small and a safe place to let loose and laugh, while doing the “work”.

Each workshop consists of 2 classes: 2/25 & 3/4

Tween / Teen: 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Adults: 4:30 – 6:30 PM

Rate: $275.00 / AC members: $250.00

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Workshop Instructors

Improv Teacher : Michael Harris

Mike has performed with BIG since 2006, served as Executive Director from 2010-16, and as Artistic Director from 2010-17. He has been an invited performer at Improv/Comedy Festivals from DC to Chicago & from NYC to Austin. Mike created/directed several shows including The Election Night Extravaganza & (Almost) Anyone Can Draw (both with Economist Cartoonist, KAL); The Improvised PBS Fundraiser; Scripted; and the upcoming Law & Order: B.I.G. In addition to teaching & coaching with BIG, Mike is a faculty member at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. He performs regularly in scripted plays around DC/Baltimore. He is also a member of the sketch duo, The Siegfried Olson Band (videos on YouTube at Siegfried Olson Band). He is married to a preternaturally patient woman named Heidi.

On Camera: Scott Goodhue / Betsy Royall, C.S.A.

Scott and Betsy work together as casting directors at Taylor Royall.

They’ve combined talent with industry professionals for years on a wide spectrum of national and regional commercials, print campaigns, voice over projects, television series and feature films.

While making great talent discoveries possible, Scott handles the operations and casting session auditions. He’s also appeared in national t.v. spots, print, comedy improv troupes and indie projects.

Betsy has been active in the business for over 30+ years. She’s casting mode natural, always thinking about who would fit in roles. She is also a board member of Women and Film and Video of Washington and the Actor’s Center, both of Washington, D.C. and serves on advisory committees for Stevenson University and Women in Film and Video of Maryland.