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Dave Johnson is an actor, improviser, and acting and improv teacher/coach with a B.A. in drama and an M.F.A. in acting. He has taught improv since 2004 for numerous clients, including Washington Improv Theater (where he is the most senior teacher, '04 - present), Washington College, Mount St. Mary's University, NextStop Theatre Co., Comedy Sportz, Chinese Menu Comedy, Richmond Improv Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Coalition Theater, Unified Scene Theater, and Fairfax County Public Schools. As an acting and improv coach since 2005, his clients have included many individuals and improv groups, including onesixtyone, Press Play, Hot and Sweaty, The Lodge, Aboulia, The Carmichaels, Prettier Than You, Commonwealth, Tiovivo, Oh That Baby, and Boom Crunch. He has also been a performing member with onesixtyone (Washington Improv Theater's original troupe), Dr. Fantastic, Werewolf Mcbutterbone, Dial M for Nasty, NimprovYC, and Calvin (among other improv groups). He has extensive acting experience in scripted productions at theaters such as The Kennedy Center, New Dramatists (NY, NY), Theater Alliance (D.C.), Catalyst Theater Company (D.C.), Center Stage (Baltimore, MD), and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (among many more) and continues to act in films, on stage, and in web and TV commercials.

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Improv for Teens with Dave Johnson II

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