Jewish Improv Workshop

Description: 
Improv and Judaism can be seen either as a fringe hobby or a way of life. In this three-week-long workshop, we'll attempt to unpack some wisdom behind both improv and Judaism, with a focus on where these two philosophies intersect. The workshop will integrate Jewish texts and improv exercises. Participants will come away with new perspectives on Judaism, fun improv games, and a "spiritual" practices to incorporate into their daily interactions. No prior experience with a background knowledge of improv or Judaism required.

About Rabbi Aaron Potek:
Aaron Potek was born and raised in Saint Louis Park, MN and graduated from the University of Michigan School of Engineering. After receiving rabbinical ordination from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in Riverdale, NY, he served as the campus rabbi at Northwestern University. Aaron currently works with Jewish 20's and 30's as the Community Rabbi for GatherDC in Washington, DC. He has studied improv at UCB in NY, iO in Chicago, and WIT in DC. He currently performs with Keegan Hines on the two-person team "Double Stuff"

Quick Deets:
What: Jewish Improv Workshop
When: Tuesdays from 7-9 pm, May 15, 22, and 29
Who: DC-area Jewish young adults
Where: GatherDC's Townhouse - 1817 M St
Cost: Free

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, May 4th at 5 pm