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Why you don’t have to pretend to be a wardrobe

We are seeing a lot more articles about the use of improvisation in organisations. Much of the action is on the West Coast of the USA, especially centred on Silicon Valley. Although we are seeing more applied improvisation coming from the UK.

 

Here’s a typical example:

Picture of an inews.co.uk exert: Improvised theatre - my secret weapon

Article taken from inews.co.uk:  ‘Improvised theatre – my secret weapon’

 

It’s a nice illustration and we all know the benefits but perhaps with too much emphasis on the theatrical (rather than the improvisational) elements of what’s happening in the world of Applied Improvisation.

In our workshops you don’t have to pretend to be a wardrobe. You will simply develop your natural skills of improvisation, which you are already using every day, so there’s no theatre involved (unless you want there to be!).  Skills such as letting go of perfectionism, boosting collaboration by taking short turns, and developing your presence are learned directly and applied to typical organisational situations.

We’ve worked with participants from Google, Imperial College, P&G, Disney and Lush to develop their creativity, story-telling and collaborative skills.

It’s a modern imperative to be more in the moment and better at responding to whatever comes up. If those are skills that your people need, let’s get a conversation started.

 

 

Get in touch by contacting Paul: paul@impro.org.uk. Or let’s connect on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/paulzjackson 

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