Speaking & Improv

IMG_7016Public Speaking and Improv: 
I help people communicate with the use of humor (a great coping mechanism) and improv (A proven way to motivate and strengthen a team) To help your team learn to think quickly and learn how each person on their team communicates differently and how to work with that.

My ultimate goal has always been focused on corporate work as a Keynote Speaker, Motivational Speaker and Team Builder.  There is nothing more exciting for me than seeing the look on someone’s face as you see their light bulb turn on.

Using my life experience with Dyslexia and 17 years of Corporate Culture and all the while I had to hide the fact that I was “Colorblind” in a position where color is a big part of my job. With the use of humor and improv I was able to do my job very well working my way up to Creative Director and Department Manager. The higher I went the less I worked with Color and the more I worked with Words and People.

Art Training:
The Art Institute of Philadelphia: I studied Animation Media Arts. I worked with both traditional hand drawn animation, background design and color theory as well as Digital animation and 3D design.


Comedy and Improv Training

Special Training:
Acting for Animation
The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Worked with body language and movement.

 

Stand Up Comedy
Trained with Judy Carter, the Author of the Comedy Bible
Most of my style is based off of Judy’s style of joke writing and theory.
Studied with Jerry Corley on delivery and comedy styles

 

Improv:
Founding Member of Iron Lung Improv Troup

Philadelphia Improv Theater:
Studied 101 with Mike Marbach
Studied 201 with Amie Roe
Studied 301 with Mike Marbach
Studied 401 with Nate Edmondson
Susan Messing Improv Master Class
Fun Easy Improv in 3 Simple Steps with Matt Holmes
Advanced Improv the UCB Way Workshop

Magnet Theater:
Improv Level One: Rick Andrews
Coaching/Teaching Improv : Student: Armando Diaz
Storytelling : Adam Wade

ComedySportz:(Short Form/Games)
Level 101 Advanced Improv with David Dritsas
Level 201 Advanced Improv with David Dritsas
Level 301 Advanced Improv with David Dritsas

Drexel University:
Acting Fundamentals with Gerre Garrett
Speech and Articulation
Improv for Actors with Bobbi Block
Professional Presentations with Erik Herr (News Caster)