With over 20 years experience as a corporate improvising comedian and trainer, John is a leader in utilising improv techniques to build innovative thinking and team alignment.
He leads your group in a fun and challenging workshop that using improvisation skills, theatre games and exercises to engage your people in an exciting bonding workshop.
If you have a core value or key message that you wish to highlight, improvised storytelling and laughter is an ideal way to embed it.
Participants at John’s workshops are both engaged and entertained by his ability to use comedy to train people to respond quickly on the spot creating instant characters, stories and comedy scenes with no preparation. Participants will be shown John’s methods for thinking laterally on your feet and responding fluidly and positively as a team. Workshop exercises are designed to be non-confrontational and to demonstrate communication tips based on his many years of performing without a script. Workshop participants experience the high energy fun of performing Whose Line Is It Anyway?-style games and challenges.
Impro creates a ‘Yes and!’ culture where observation skills and hard-core listening is encouraged, empowers everyone, and rewards the bold. In a series of playful exercises done in different sized groups, your team will be shown valuable communication and conversation methods based on improvisation skills. From accepting offers, to advancing a narrative to brainstorming and storytelling. John can finish the session by staging a short showcase performance where the participants demonstrate the skills they have been practicing for their workmates, It is a fun mini-show where your people are the stars.
“An excellent opportunity to meet workmates in a new environment, get an understanding of now they operate and have a laugh together. Facilitation was first class. Well done.”
“Wonderful! A brilliant way to use comedy to learn more about and appreciate your employees thereby creating a friendlier, more solid and effective organisation.”
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