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Howard Community College’s Arts Collective Holds Open Auditions July 10 and 11 for “What Improv Group?!?!”

June 21, 2012

(Columbia, MD) – “What Improv Group?!?!,” (W.I.G.) the improv troupe of Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC), will hold open auditions on July 10 and 11, 2012, for AC’s upcoming 18th season. Director Susan G. Kramer is looking for 8 to 12 diverse actors ages 18 and up, and current or past HCC students and community members are invited to attend. Experience in improv is welcome but not mandatory. Auditions will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. and 8:30 to 10 p.m. on both days in the college’s Dance Studio, located in room 115 of the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center. Auditions must be scheduled by Friday, July 6, and actors should be prepared to stay the entire 75 minutes of each time slot. For more information or to schedule an audition, visit or email

To kick off W.I.G.’s rehearsal process, those cast will be given the opportunity to participate in a special Viewpoints intensive workshop led by Kramer and acclaimed actor and Steppenwolf West company member, Alexandra Billings.

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Howard Community College (HCC) is a publicly funded two-year community college serving the educational needs of the citizens and employers in Howard County, Maryland since 1970. With its slogan, “You Can Get There from Here,” the college has forged a variety of partnerships to offer career and transfer programs to over 30,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, and Laurel College Center. Located midway between two major metropolitan areas, Washington DC and Baltimore, MD, Howard Community College is an affordable, community-based institution that has long been recognized for its ability to inspire learning, and the lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. Among its many awards is the prestigious U.S. Senate Productivity Award for organizational performance excellence.