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Improvise Your Story with Sloane Miller (via Zoom)
July 18 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree – $124
Learning about and playing with the rules of applied improvisation (“Yes, And,” support, be present, be flexible, commit), author and improvisation workshop facilitator Sloane Miller will address elements of storytelling through applied improv exercises that will turn you into a creative powerhouse, brimming with ideas. This workshop is experiential: we will do some improv exercises and have time for in-class writing prompts.
Please note: This class will be taught ONLINE using Zoom, which is a very user-friendly platform to facilitate video classes from your computer. Students will receive login instructions in via email as part of their registration confirmation. This is a one-day, four-hour intensive workshop. Class is capped at 15 participants, with a minimum of 5 needed to run the class.
Sloane is a sought-after workshop leader, speaker, award-winning author, coach, and consultant.
As a licensed social worker and experienced improvisational comedy performer, Sloane is exceptionally adept at harnessing the power of improv comedy to help clients solve problems faster, build better interpersonal skills, communicate more effectively, and discover their infinite capability for more yes!
For the past 20 years, she has worked with private clients and as a consultant to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, food and hospitality industries, government, and not-for- profit organizations. Sloane earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Sarah Lawrence College, her Master of Social Work degree at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work, and her Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing and Literature at Bennington College. She is certified in Katie Goodman’s “Improvisation For Life” Workshop Certification Program. She has been performing musical improvisational comedy professionally since 2014 in and around New York City.