I’m not going to lie — 2016 was an extraordinarily tough year. When we woke up on Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, 2016, the last thing on our minds was “Hey, let’s go do some improv.” That afternoon, I arrived at the Source Theater around 3:30pm and just focused on setup.
Any distraction to latch onto was welcome at that point. Anything to feel useful and needed became a necessity. I had awkward middle school arms where I simultaneously didn’t know where to put them and also flailed them over EVERYTHING. At the end of the setup, I stood back and looked at the lobby. I was finally ready. We were finally ready to open this festival because the following people made amazing commitments to us.
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For the first time ever, the District Improv Festival is thrilled to add a second stage at The Unified Scene Theater! Run by Shawn and Kathy Westfall, TUS will work in alliance with District Improv to host two performances on Friday, Nov. 11 featuring both local and visiting teams.
The Unified Scene Theater’s line-up is:
7:30 PM: Clown Boy (NYC), Sweater Kittens (DC), and Friendship Club (NYC) (get tickets)
9:30 PM: Den Mother (Philly), Madeline (DC), and Swartzlander (NYC) (get tickets)
The Unified Scene Theater is located at 80 T St. NW, in the Bloomingdale neighborhood.
Get your tickets for the 4th annual District Improv Festival, Nov. 9 through Nov. 12!