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    Applying the Wisdom of Improv to Work

    Date: February 10, 2021, 8:00am – 9:30am
    North Star SHRM Board
    During this period of COVID, our chapter will meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month virtually via ZOOM. Meeting information will be emailed to all members and invited guests.
    No cost to attend as a North Star SHRM member and we welcome guests at no cost to attend up to 3 sessions prior to joining
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    Applying the Wisdom of Improv to Work

    This seminar will be presented by Terry Withers / Improv-At-Work-Consultant with The Radical Agreement Project in Washington D.C.  Find out more about Terry Withers at:

    The target audience for this seminar is HR professionals and any business owners.  Join veteran improv comedian and instructor Terry Withers for an interactive exploration of improv comedy’s application to professional development.  Attendees will participate in and learn to lead 3 distinct improv comedy exercises each with a different focus.  This session’s focus will be teamwork, communication skills, and sales skills.  Takeaway materials will be provided.

    Each participant will walk away with a working understanding of how to run three distinct improve comedy exercies which will focus on:

    • Teamwork or team camaraderie
    • Communication skills
    • Sles skills.

    Terry Withers has over a decade’s experience bringing improv comedy into the workplace.  He got his start at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB) in New York City where he was a student, featured house performer, teacher, touring artist, and senior manager from 2007 to 2016.  He left UCB in 2016 to begin a career as an independent improv artist, which has seen him tour the country with several comedy shows of his creation, serve as a management and education consultant for regional improv theaters and expand his relationship with a growing network of corporations interested in utilizing improv as a teaching tool.


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