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December 12, 2023
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7:00 pm
9:00 pm

Unlock Your Creativity Through Improv!

Join us for ‘Unlock Your Creativity Through Improv’ – a dynamic and engaging introductory improv workshop designed to ignite your creativity and unlock the power of spontaneous collaboration. This two-hour in-person workshop is the perfect opportunity to dip your toes into the exciting world of improv.

Our workshop begins with friendly introductions followed by a boundary check-in, ensuring a held space for exploration and creativity.

Through a series of lively improv warmups, you’ll discover the joy of letting go, embracing the present moment, and trusting your instincts. Our experienced instructors will lead you through a variety of games and exercises that foster teamwork, quick thinking and adaptability. As you dive into scenes, you’ll experience the thrill of creating stories and characters on the spot.

This workshop is specifically designed for individuals who are new to improv, so no prior experience is required. Leave your worries at the door and step into a low-pressure, fun-filled experience that will leave you energized and inspired. ‘Unlock Your Creativity Through Improv!’ is your invitation to explore the world of improv, unleash your creativity, and discover the power of spontaneous collaboration.

This class is in-person, but Highwire Improv also offers online classes – check out our page for other offerings!

About your instructors:

Misty Letts (she/they) stepped into the improv pool 6 years ago and has not looked back. She got her footing at Baltimore Improv Group through curriculum and workshops from various BIG instructors of the form. Digging into opportunities to learn from so much talent including Don Fanelli (UCB), Kate Zelensky (UCB), and Travis Charles Ploeger (iMusical- WIT). She has also enjoyed playing with Maryland Improv Collective and can presently be found camped out on Highwire’s front stoop. Misty she’s and is also a they/them and can be found on two wheels tooling about town, so drive carefully!

“Improv helps the world laugh, and listen” -Misty

Barry Wright (he/him) is a improviser, teacher, and technology professional. He is a co-founder of Highwire Improv and currently serves as President of the Board. He has trained in improv since 2017, including at Baltimore Improv Group, Hoopla Impro, and numerous online workshops. He performs with groups including Improv Jeoparty, Topiary, Important Screws, Whatever This Is, and Dreamweaver. Barry lives with his wife Kristen and their three cats and is always happy to chat about improv or start a Google Doc.

About Highwire Improv:

Highwire Improv is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization based in Baltimore, Maryland. Our mission is to steward a community of artists committed to growth, collaboration, joy, and justice — in Baltimore and around the world — through improvisational theater.

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