Improv for Tech Professionals

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Come experience the fun of improvisation with fellow tech professionals in an accepting, lighthearted environment!

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Whether working with clients, code, or colleagues, technical professionals are constantly faced with challenges that require us to think critically, creatively, immediately, and collaboratively. Centered around the foundational improv concept of “YES, AND”, this workshop consists of exercises, games, and scene work that help hone skills used in everyday situations common to technical professionals, including:

Communication and active listening

Public speaking

Critical thinking and problem solving

Collaboration and teamwork

Creativity and cooperative development of new ideas

Thinking on your feet

Staying in the moment

Risk taking

Finding comfort in uncomfortable situations

Trust, empathy, resilience

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Who Should Attend:

Software Engineers, Web Developers, Data Scientists, Digital Marketers, Project Managers, Designers, Coding Bootcamp Students, ANYONE working in the world of tech!

Anyone interested in learning about improv in a fun, welcoming environment - feel free to bring your non-technical friends!

What to Bring:

Anything from business casual to workout attire is fine. Most importantly, wear comfortable shoesthat you can move in.

About the Teacher:

Stephanie Jones finds constant joy teaching, coaching, and performing improvisational comedy. A Boston native, she previously frequented the stages of ImprovBoston and ImprovAsylum. During her eight years in Chicago, she performed on several house teams at iO Theater as well as with the cast of Improvised Jane Austen. In spite of her difficulty memorizing lines, she has also participated in a few scripted performances, both on and off camera (Couchsurferz, Bikini Werewolf Beach, Trevor & Janell, and a couple of sketch shows). Now, she dedicates her improv heart and soul to teaching and performing (Barkley, Makeshift Shakespeare, and Rapscallions) at Voodoo Comedy Theater . In her spare time, you can find her working on her speech-language pathology app; playing pick-up basketball; metal detecting ghost towns; or doing outdoorsy things with her dog, Ted.