Reflex Improv

Reflex Improv

Bringing longform improv classes and shows to neighborhoods outside the DC beltway and beyond. Classes now enrolling in Annapolis MD and Fairfax VA

Bringing longform improv classes and shows to neighborhoods outside the DC beltway and beyond. Classes now enrolling in Annapolis MD and Fairfax VA

‘Improvised theatre – my secret weapon’: How staff at Twitter and Google are attending improv classes to gain an edge at work Improv classes are giving top businesses the edge: Emily Jupp discovers how pretending to be a wardrobe or a whisk could unlock a new career pathway

[05/02/19]   Intro to Improv AND Harold classes start tonight in Lake Anne/Reston - 7:30 to 9:30pm

Improv skills can translate to social and professional skills Harvard College’s Immediate Gratification Players discuss how improv skills can translate to social and professional skills.

Faith: Improv and the art of listening Society could be a much better place if people have a "yes ... and response to others and the world around them.

Family Physicians Learn to Say 'Yes, And …' When things get awkward, "that's when you're learning something," Belinda Fu, M.D., told audience members during the April 25 plenary that launched the National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

Comedy can help foster marketing creativity Comedy is a great way to inspire creativity, alignment and strategy in working with brands . and you don't have to be funny to do it.

Leadership Fairfax, Inc.

It's been a great day with the LFI Class of 2019 learning about communication and collaboration through improv with Reflex Improv at Peterson Companies. Real leadership emerges when there's trust, partnership and authenticity. #LeadershipWithPersonality

Pirate Robot Ninja: an improv fable

[04/16/19]   Brand new 102 Scene class begins TONIGHT in Annapolis! 171 Duke of Gloucester St., Downtown

[04/13/19]   New Intro to Improv Class starts on Monday in Arlington (Virginia Square)!
7:30 to 9:30pm!

Want to Be a Better Scientist? Take an Improv Class Active listening and a sense of humor offer benefits for both communication and research

[04/11/19]   102 Scene class starts Tuesday in Downtown Annapolis! 7:30 to 9:30 - Six weeks!
Next 101 Intro Wednesdays at Artfarm on May 1st!

Class uses improv to help kids, adults with autism improve communication skills A Sacramento improv class specifically tailored to people with autism aims to help both children and adults learn to improve their communication skills.

Confidence is just one of the benefits of improv for young people | CBC Life We think the Canadian Improv Games are great and so does Sandra Oh!

Why Pharmacists Should Practice Improvisational Comedy A study found that student pharmacists who had improv coursework included in their curriculum refined their communication skills.

BBC News


Hundreds join ‘silly walk’ parade in Budapest for April Fools’ Day.

We've made a change to the Annapolis class schedule and the next Intro to Improv class will now start on Wednesday May 1st at ArtFarm!

Improvisers who have already taken the Intro class (either at Reflex or elsewhere) and are interested in the 102 Scene class, it is now scheduled for Tuesdays starting on April 16th.

Registrations are live on the website!

Annapolis friendsss! Reflex Improv is expanding!!

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🍯Starting April 16th we’ll have Tuesday AND Wednesday improv comedy classes in Annapolis!!

-•-April 16th (Tuesday’s): start 6-week Scene 102 improv class (prerequisite 101 with Reflex or elsewhere)
-•-May 1st (Wednesday’s): start 6-week Intro 101 class

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2nd Best Fest 2019 Submissions are OPEN! Coalition Theater's 2nd Best Comedy Fest returns June 6-8 and is now accepting submissions through April 1st.

[03/12/19]   Our first Arlington improv class
(in Virginia Square)
starts Monday April 15th!

Where improv meets dementia: Play along with your partner's strange conversation Unusual theater workshop teaches dementia caregivers to lower stress by avoiding challenges to confused statements.


🖖😈 next show is at @49westcoffeehouse Monday April 1st ⁣⁣8-10pm⁣
Hosted by @skribemusic and @alexanderpetersmusic ⁣⁣⁣
Round robin style with @leoandcygnus and Dan Haas⁣⁣⁣
Seated event with table service, call to reserve seats!!🖤🙌⁣⁣
📷 @mr.homebrew_photography ⁣⁣⁣
🎤&🎆👀in📷 @dnlsadler

[03/06/19]   New Intro to Improv class starts in Annapolis tonight at 7:30 at ArtFarm!

Improv Therapy Helping Many Cope With Depression, Anxiety People who suffer from depression and other psychological challenges are learning to cope through laughter, with an improv comedy program.

‘Hamilton’ Creator’s Improv Group to Teach Its Tricks Freestyle Love Supreme, the improv troupe co-founded by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, will offer classes in Manhattan next month to students who want to try its mix of spontaneous storytelling, hip-hop and rhyme.

[02/22/19]   Several Reflex-affiliated improvisers are participating in Washington Improv Theater’s Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament this year - Please circle these dates!

Thursday, March 14th
7:30pm: Your Mom’s New Boyfriend (Jermaine)

Sunday, March 17th
7:30pm: Ramen Hood (Chris) & Champagne Butterflies (Carlic)

Saturday, March 23rd (Reflex Improv Double Header!)
7:30pm: Banjo Jam (Jimmy, Jason, Brandon, Dan)
9:30pm: Breakup Wok (Jeanne, Duncan, Naomi, Amelia)

Sunday, March 24th
8:30pm: Hot Weather (Steve)

Ticket info coming soon!

[02/20/19]   Because of icy roads, the Annapolis class at ArtFarm is cancelled for tonight. We'll pick up our last class next Wednesday at the same time and place.

Excited about the sold out workshop at Caboose Commons tonight!

Here's How Improvising Can Make You a More Creative Person It sounds illogical, but you can teach yourself to improvise better in daily life. All it takes is practice.

Improv Class at Caboose Commons

Our first workshop next Tuesday night at Caboose Commons in the Mosaic District is filling up quick! Come learn improv from the pros at Reflex Improv ! You can meet new people, ease anxiety, relieve stress, and have fun, after a long day of work. Improv classes are often referred to as  'Recess for Adults',  and  'Cheaper than Therapy'. You don't need to be a natural

Eight Great Improv Theaters from around the Country

We're working on making the list next year! They aren't all in New York, Chicago and LA.

Want to Run a Good Meeting? First, Take a Comedy Class What improv training can teach leaders about having meetings that actually accomplish something.

Report: Bananas Still Most Popular Fruit For Pretending To Receive Phone Call BALTIMORE—According to a report published Tuesday by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, bananas remain the overwhelming fruit of choice among individuals pretending to receive a telephone call. “Our research found that when subjects simulate the act of answering a phone, the banana is thei...

[01/26/19]   "Flannel and Fur ALWAYS go together."

[01/25/19]   Brand new six-week Intro to Improv class starts tonight in Fairfax!

Awesome new class of improvisers! 🙌 (took this last week) Tonight is Object Work! These guys are super fun, playful, and creative. I can’t wait to see what they do in their scenes and the games we have lined up for tonight! 🔥

3 improv games to play with your kids while you're snowed in - Washington Improv Theater Running out of options to entertain your kids? Have they already watched Frozen a dozen times since the storm began? Here are three improv games that can

Awesome new class of improvisers! 🙌 Looking forward to Wednesdays with this group 🔥

Flapping, Cooing, Speaking Gibberish: Improv Can Delight— and Set You Free | American Society on Aging Tags : Mental Health & AgingAging TodayEducationCreativity and Lifelong LearningHealth & Wellness By Barbara Meltzer It was an average Saturday morning in Los Angeles, yet there I was in a studio walking around the room flapping my arms and cooing as I gamely tried to transform myself into a mournin...

An open invitation from WIT's Mark Chalfant to the 116th Congress - Washington Improv Theater I extend an open invitation to host a free bipartisan workshop for members of Congress and/or their chiefs of staff.

Happy New Year🌅 Reflecting on the achievements, contributions, and lives saved by a different type of improviser today.
New comedy improv classes start up this month with us at Reflex Improv! Link in bio for all class info!!✔️🔥

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