September 08 - October 06

Beginning Improv Online w/ Anna Bethel

Comedy School

Beginning Improv Online w/ Anna Bethel

The fundamentals of improvised comedy strengthen communication, creativity, and connections. Even in a world of "social distancing" one can discover and nuture these traits within themself. The innumerable skills gained through improvised comedy can aid in range from better communication with peers, up to and including conquering presentations and engaging in diffcult conversations. Together the class and instructor Anna Bethel will create a supportive environment as they develop confidence and support their spontaneous thinking by playing games. This class will be conducted online via video conferencing. Participants must have a reliable Internet connection and a computer or device with a webcam and microphone.

About the Instructor: Anna Bethel is the managing director and lead improv coach with CSz, DC -- the organization behind ComedySportz improv shows. She teaches beginning and advanced improv and has been performing since 2009. Anna has performed with Sadie Hawkins, competed in WiT's FIST Tournament and done numerous customized performances for corporate clients. She has training in theater, film, sketch, and improvisation. Anna continues to coach short form improv teams locally, and she performs regularly with ComedySportz and The Blue Show at the DC Improv.

09/08/2020 7:00 PM

Door Time: 6:30 PM

Other Showtimes

Option One: Tuesdays, September 8 - September 22, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (three sessions total)

Option Two: Tuesdays, October 6 - October 20, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (three sessions total)

The fundamentals of improvised comedy strengthen communication, creativity, and connections. Even in a world of "social distancing" one can discover and nurture these traits within themselves. The innumerable skills gained through improvised comedy can aid in range from better communication with peers, up to and including conquering presentations and engaging in difficult conversations. Together the class and instructor Anna Bethel will create a supportive environment as they develop confidence and support their spontaneous thinking by playing games. This class will be conducted online via video conferencing. Participants must have a reliable Internet connection and a computer or device with a webcam and microphone.


All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges.


Admission Policies

  • Patrons must be 18 or older to attend events or classes at the DC Improv. Any exceptions are clearly noted in the event descriptions on dcimprov.com.

The fundamentals of improvised comedy strengthen communication, creativity, and connections. Even in a world of "social distancing" one can discover and nuture these traits within themself. The innumerable skills gained through improvised comedy can aid in range from better communication with peers, up to and including conquering presentations and engaging in diffcult conversations. Together the class and instructor Anna Bethel will create a supportive environment as they develop confidence and support their spontaneous thinking by playing games. This class will be conducted online via video conferencing. Participants must have a reliable Internet connection and a computer or device with a webcam and microphone.

About the Instructor: Anna Bethel is the managing director and lead improv coach with CSz, DC -- the organization behind ComedySportz improv shows. She teaches beginning and advanced improv and has been performing since 2009. Anna has performed with Sadie Hawkins, competed in WiT's FIST Tournament and done numerous customized performances for corporate clients. She has training in theater, film, sketch, and improvisation. Anna continues to coach short form improv teams locally, and she performs regularly with ComedySportz and The Blue Show at the DC Improv.