North Star SHRM
North Star SHRM will be hosting a seminar titled: Applying the Wisdom of Improv to Work. This is a virtual presentation on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 8 am to 9:30 am. All North Star SHRM members are invited to attend. In addition, all Elk River, Monticello, and I-94 West Chamber members are invited to attend. There is no cost to attend.
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.
Learning goals are:
Each participant will walk away with a working understanding of how to run three distinct improv comedy exercises. One will focus on teamwork or team camaraderie. Another will focus on communication skills, and the last will focus on sales skills.
This seminar will be presented by Terry Withers / Improv-At-Work-Consultant with The Radical Agreement Project in Washington D.C,
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.
Here is Terry's site: radicalagreement.com