Students will strengthen scene and character skills culminating in a full-length improv showcase in front of an invited audience of friends and family. Focus will be on making and committing to choices, telling compelling stories, and working together. Completion of Improv Essentials required or permission of the instructor. Please email the instructor, Sarah Holt, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not taken Improv Essentials. (no class on June 16) INSTRUCTOR BIOS: SARAH HOLT (Improv I) has taught improv at LTA, Shakespeare Theatre and Washington Improv Theater, where she was a company member for two years, and coached Capitol GOGA, the all-female improv troupe at GWU. Her training began in NYC as a graduate of and performer with Gotham City Improv. As an actress and singer, she has appeared in numerous productions around the area, winning awards from WATCH and LTA and singled out by DCTheatreScene as Favorite Performance at the 2010 Capital Fringe Festival. This spring, she's on stage as Hildegarde in the American Ensemble Theater's production of Christopher Durang's Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them.