(the) Unruly Theatre Project

(the) Unruly Improv is The Alden’s professional teen improv company dedicated to bringing comedic performances to the community. Members audition to be in the company and are paid for each performance or workshop they do for the community. In May 2022, UTP was named 1st place Champions at Improvicon of Northern Virginia!

The cast of Frosty performing
Barter Players, Frosty, Main Stage, Tech

2022-23 Company Auditions

UTP’s season is late-September - May. Company members rehearse twice per week on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. UTP and performances will be 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.

9th-12th graders only.

Tuesday- Wednesday, Sept. 20 and 21, 7-9 p.m. open auditions
Thursday, Sept. 22, beginning at 7p.m.: Call Backs/Interviews

Pre-registration is recommended at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UTPAuditions2223.

Prepared monologues are not needed. Headshots and resumes are not necessary but are welcome.

Questions?

Email: Danielle.VanHook@fairfaxcounty.gov.

members of the Unruly Theatre Project taking a mirror selfie with a trophy

Upcoming Performances

All at 7 p.m.

  • September 23 [with Herndon HS Improv Group] @ Arts Herndon, 750 Center Street, Herndon
  • October 8 [Improvicon] @ Herndon Town Green, Herndon, 777 Lynn Street
  • November 4 @ The Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean
  • December 16 @ The Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean
  • January 27 @ The Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean
  • February 17 [with Herndon HS Improv Group] @ Arts Herndon, 750 Center Street, Herndon
  • March 10 @ The Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean
  • May 5 @ The Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean
  • May 20 [McLean Day] @ Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean

Free Improv Workshops

Workshops are designed for the age group of those attending and provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the art form as well as teamwork, communication and creativity! Groups are not limited to only the younger ones, they can be scout troops at any level, young professional groups or even senior citizen groups! Generally, workshops are hosted by 3-4 members of UTP and include improv games as well as mini-performances by the company members.

Workshops are capped at 15 participants to allow for lots of participation and scheduling is flexible for both in-person and online. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, email: Danielle.VanHook@fairfaxcounty.gov for more information.
man and woman dancing on stage
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