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5/11/20 MCC COVID-19 Response Update
To help keep our community healthy and to comply with Virginia Governor Northam’s executive orders to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the MCC Governing Board, in cooperation with MCC staff recommendations, has decided to cancel many of the center’s summer programs and events, including McLean Day and the July 4th Fireworks Celebration at Langley High School.
 
We are canceling our full-day summer camps, including Camp McLean and The Old Firehouse Summer Camp Trips and we are providing full refunds. Without the ability to hire staff, prepare activities and meet licensing requirements, we are unable to offer these programs. We have chosen to announce this decision now to allow our patrons and their families the opportunity to make alternative summer plans.
 
Depending on the health of our community, we may be able to offer a limited number of special activities in late summer. We will be offering, at no-cost, two- or three-day virtual activities during the time when we would have been holding camps. We will send you an update on our summer programs and offerings as soon as we have details and information available. Also, residents can look for updates on our website and social media platforms.
 
Thank you for your support and understanding as we all adjust and work to care for the greater community.  


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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.

 

 

Upcoming Shows

 

 

Nov.15   Improvicon 2   1st Stage   1524 Spring Hill Rd, McLean   7:30 p.m. 
Dec. 6  Show  Epicure Café  11104 Lee Hw, Fairfax  6:00 p.m.
Dec. 13  Show w/ "Improv for Kids and Teens" Classes  Old Firehouse  1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean  7:00 p.m.
Jan. 10  Show  Bards Alley Book Store  101 Church St. NW, Vienna  7:00 p.m.
Jan. 17  Show  Old Firehouse  1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean  7:00 p.m.
Feb. 8  Teen Improv Festival  Franklin Park Arts Center  36441 Blueridge View Ln, Purceville  6:00 p.m.
Feb.21  Show  Epicure Café  11104 Lee Hw, Fairfax  6:00 p.m.
Mar. 6  Show with "Off the Cuff"  Old Firehouse  1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean  7:00 p.m.
Apr. 17  Show  Caffe Amouri  107 Church St. SE, Vienna  7:00 p.m.
May 2  Show  famille cafe  700 A West Broad St, Falls Church  1:30 p.m.

 

 


 

 

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 class showcase. Click on the linked activity code to see the date, time and location of the showcase for an individual class. Instructor: Katelyn Manfre.

 

 

Spring Sessions

8-11 years
8 lessons @ 1 hr, $145/$125 MCC district residents.
3003.320          M, 4/13-6/8*      6:30-7:30 p.m.
No lesson on 5/25.

12-16 years
8 lessons @ 1 hr, $145/$125 MCC district residents.
3004.320          M, 4/13-6/8*        7:30-8:30 p.m.
No lesson on 5/25.

 



 


 

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.