DC’s well-earned reputation for attracting the brightest minds and sucking away their souls is faltering as increasing numbers of people seek out the creative and uplifting power of improv. Learn from artistic executive director Mark Chalfant how Washington Improv Theater transformed from a gang of friends who met Saturday mornings in a church basement to a big-tent theater offering original improvisational performances, classes to 1300 students in 2014 alone, and workplace training that brings much-needed joy to the office.
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Unleashing Creativity in a City that Sucks Your Soul:
From Church Basement Oddityto Big-Tent Theater:
A Growing Community of Supportive People:
Listening with the Intent to Collaborate: