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Murphy McHugh

DOJO Comedy Founder/Artistic Director, RA Teacher

Murphy McHugh teaches introductory, intermediate, and advanced improv and sketchwriting. He has been writing and performing comedy since 2003, starting with standup and then moving to improv and sketch. 


Currently, he performs with several online and in-person indie improv teams as well as writing and performing sketch with Brick Penguin. He discovered his love for improv in college, then trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and The People's Improv Theater in New York.  He has been teaching, coaching, directing, and playing in Washington, DC since 2009.


He is the founder and Artistic Director of Dojo Comedy in DC.

Murphy McHugh
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