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Unruly Group 11


(the) Unruly Theatre Project (UTP) is The Alden’s professional teen improv company dedicated to bringing comedic productions to the community. Members audition to be in the company for one season and are paid for each performance or workshop they do for the community.



19-20 Season Auditions


High School Students Only.

Monday- Tuesday, Sept. 23 and 24, 7-9 p.m. open auditions
The Alden,1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean, VA 22101

Wednesday, Sept. 25, beginning at 7p.m.: Call Backs/Interviews
Rehearsal Hall @ The McLean Community Center

Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Plan to arrive 15 minutes early. Prepared monologues are not needed. Headshots and resumes are not necessary but are welcome. To register for an audition date, please email: Danielle.VanHook@fairfaxcounty.gov.

UTP’s season is October-mid May. Company members rehearse twice per week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 7-9 p.m., and perform at local venues such as art galleries, the Old Firehouse Center, cafés and more.

Because UTP is a professional opportunity, attendance is crucial and company members serve different roles including marketing, stage management and photography.





Improv for Kids and Teens

Improv for Kids and Teens (MCC)
Improv is a great way for kids and teens to express themselves and gain confidence. Focusing on creativity and teamwork, The Alden’s improv classes for youth teach improv fundamentals including “yes &” in a supportive environment. Class is suitable for beginners and for those who have taken improv classes in the past. Participants will perform a 15-minute showcase during (the) Unruly Theatre Project’s show on Friday, Dec. 14, at The Old Firehouse Center. Instructor: Katelyn Manfre.


8-11 years
8 lessons @ 1 hr, $150/$125 MCC district residents.

M, 10/7-12/9 6:30-7:30 p.m.
No lesson on 10/14 and 11/11.


12-16 years
8 lessons @ 1 hr, $150/$125 MCC district residents.

M, 10/7-12/9 7:30-8:30 p.m.
No lesson on 10/14 and 11/11.



UTP Workshops for the Community


Did you know UTP offers free “Intro to Improv” Workshops for qualified after-school groups, scout groups and other youth groups? To see if this is the good fit for your program, please contact Danielle.VanHook@fairfaxcounty.gov.