Speak Up! A 3-Hr Workshop for women to develop a more confident voice.

confidence workshop for women and girls

What¬†more could you achieve if you had more confidence to speak up? Women and girls often have trouble speaking up in the moment, expressing themselves in front of groups, and simply “putting themselves out there.” Speak Up! helps women and teenage girls cultivate confidence¬†to address the “confidence gap.” What could … Read More

5 Key Leadership Skills That You Can Develop with Laughter

Leadership takes courage, grit, and a sense of humor in tough times. As a performer of improvisational comedy, I regularly practice building all three of these things both on stage and in the rehearsal room. The basic lessons i have learned in improv have helped me be a better leader. This got me thinking about how the lessons i teach to my improv students can help people become stronger leaders themselves. Here are the top 5 leadership principles that I believe improv is great at developing! Read More…

I don’t want to bark like a dog!

Last week I worked with a group from a nonprofit organization and they had a blast learning how to strengthen relationships amongst their team and with their clients. After the workshop, one participant stopped to thank me and let me know how relieved she was that she didn’t have to “bark like a dog in front of people.” Like many people that have never done improv, she was very nervous leading up to the workshop.