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Getting Out of Your Head and Into the Moment: An Applied Improv Workshop Series for Graduate Students Return to listing

  Description

This four-part series is an experiential, interactive program that uses principles and techniques from improvisational theater to help you become a more dynamic, authentic, and well-rounded communicator. You will also explore ways to develop your confidence, adaptability, creativity, and ability to collaborate.

Each session will include theatrical games and exercises as well as discussion to help establish relevance and everyday use.

Thursday Sept 21, 4:30-6:30pm, Session 1 - Do Talk to Strangers: Examining stakes and connecting with others

Thursday Sept 28, 4:30-6:30pm, Session 2 - Let's Get Physical: Developing physical awareness and deliberation in communication and manufacturing confidence

Thursday October 5, 5-7pm, Session 3 - Playing Well with Others: Collaboration

Thursday October 12, 4:30-6:30pm, Session 4 - Going Big and then Going Home: Exploring behavioral status and emotion to express meaning

**Students must commit to attending all four sessions, seats are limited**

Greg Hohn is the instructor. Greg has been an award-winning faculty member at Kenan-Flagler Business School since 2000 and also taught in Duke's Theater Studies program for five years. Since becoming a professional improviser in 1989 he has performed and led educational programs in a wide variety of settings across the USA and occasionally outside it. For more information, please visit http://thefiz.biz.

"In fact, studies have shown that people can improve their communication skills and lower their anxiety with regular practice. Improv's low-stakes training increases the likelihood that team members will feel comfortable communicating in a variety of work situations." Forbes, June 2014

  Location: Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave
  Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Thursday, October 12, 2017
  Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  Sponsor: The Graduate School
  Price: $20.00
  Pay Methods:  Credit Card
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Brian Rybarczyk brybar@email.unc.edu

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