Due to COVID-19 our offices have migrated to tele-work. For questions, please email the Academy at academy@gmu.edu. All private lessons and some classes are now online. Unfortunately, some classes have been canceled. Please check your email for details and updates. We thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay well everyone!

Acting Workshop for Adults

Acting Workshop for Adults
Presented by Acting For Young People

Ages 18+



Learn to harness the power of “Yes, And” as you create collaborative scenes with your fellow improvisers! Perfect for professionals looking for a challenge or anyone who loves to laugh, our Improv for Adults workshop will encourage you to stretch your creativity and learn valuable cooperation and communication skills in a fun, hilarious environment. The class will focus on long-form improvisation formats and techniques.


Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Dates: Wednesdays, March 25–May 20, 2020
Tuition: $285 (A $3 processing fee is adding to all transactions)

Sorry, the workshop is canceled.







Miranda Newman is a recent graduate of George Mason University, receiving a B.F.A. in Theatre Performance with a minor in dance appreciation. She has been a teaching artist with AFYP for a year and a half, teaching after school classes to elementary age students and various corporate improv workshops in conjunction with ArtPropel. Her most recent performances were as Izzie/Isabella in “I Hate Art” and Sylvia in “Modern Art” with The Class Act Players.



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