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LITFest19 Workshop #2 - Improv Shake-up
LITFest19 Workshop #2 - Improv Shake-up

Sun, Jun 02


770 M St SE

LITFest19 Workshop #2 - Improv Shake-up

Improv Shake-up with Bruce Phillips

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Time & Location

Jun 02, 2019, 11:01 AM – 1:01 PM

770 M St SE, 770 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA

About the event

A class for both beginners and experienced improvisers, this highly active workshop will break your brains while heightening your awareness of some of the dusty old habits we all fall into as improvisers. Learn to unleash your subconscious playful brain, push through "brain freeze", and discover pattern behavior you might not even know you were doing! Workshop focuses on active and immediate scene play and personalized notes.


Bruce Phillips is an actor and comedian in Chicago and has been teaching and coaching improvisation for over 15 years, with a degree in Theater and Secondary Education from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, where he did his teaching apprenticeship at the Duke Ellington School for the Performing Arts, focusing on improvisational comedy studies for young adults. He is currently on faculty at The Annoyance Theatre where he has helped develop curriculum for their Training Center, and directs the show Trigger Happy, in which he was an original cast member of the form originally created by Mick Napier, and detailed in the book, Behind the Scenes: Improvising Long Form. He has also taught at ComedySportz Chicago, and led workshops for students and adults all over around the country with Imagination Theater, Chicago Improv Productions, and Mission Improvable Touring Company, among others. He tours the world as a director for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and is also an actor and executive director for High Stakes Productions that produces Hitch*Cocktails and Clued In (the improvised murder mystery). Learn more at


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