Creative Collaboration

Play like a kid again and do better work

Provided by:
Lisa Pertoso

New York

2.5 hours

Min people: 6

Max people: 16

English

Price: $2800

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Intro

“The ability to play is critical not only to being happy, but also to sustaining social relationships and being a creative, innovative person.” – Dr. Stuart Brown

In our on-demand world, business and creative leaders must build adaptable teams and find more efficient ways to solve problems. In this exciting and fun-filled workshop, You’ll explore the art of play and the power of creative collaboration using improv principles and exercises. You will have a blast learning relevant tools to apply directly to your next team meeting, brainstorm session, or any creative project.

About Lisa

Lisa Pertoso empowers people to be strong creative leaders through her experiential learning company called "Follow the Fear". She designs and facilitates programs for people and organizations to explore creativity, embrace change, enhance collaboration, and communicate more clearly. Past clients have included Google's 30 Weeks, TBWA, Equinox, Con Edison, and the 92Y. Lisa follows her fears every day as an improvisation performer and writer.

I couldn’t believe how much fun I had while learning how to think and speak on my feet! I HIGHLY recommend this workshop!

J.S, Con Edison

What to expect

You don’t ever need to perform on a stage to use tools from improv, you only need to be human. Get ready to get moving, get laughing, and make some noise.

  1. GAMES – BE PRESENT IN MIND & BODY
    Group participation involving movement.
  2. EXERCISES – LISTEN, RESPOND, ADAPT
    Verbal & nonverbal small group or pair exercises.
  3. SCENES – TRUST, SUPPORT, IDEATE
    Structured activities with debrief to target skills.
  4. PLAY – COLLABORATE & STORYTELL
    Build relationships, see patterns, engage & connect with the audience.Each activity flows from one to the next guiding participants on a learning path that builds skills and promotes collaboration. At the culmination of each session the group dives into a deeper reflection and discussion to connect insights to real work/life situations.
You'll be surprised by

The incredible relevance play has to our work!

Benefits
  • Loosen up and free your mind to create
  • Leverage diverse teams to generate ideas
  • Solve problems on-the-fly using limited resources
  • Turn ambiguity into opportunity
Important Information

A projector + screen or TV monitor for laptop plugin is required for this workshop.

This program can be customized for individuals, teams, organizations, and industries. The skills and takeaways are developed in partnership with the client to create the most valuable session for the participants.

Required for each participant are post-it notes or paper, markers or pens.

This workshop should take place in an open space with room to move around with chairs but no tables, where there will be freedom to make noise.

Follow-up email with presentation deck and resources will be provided.

Reviews
  • J.S

    Con Edison

    May 2017

    I couldn’t believe how much fun I had while learning how to think and speak on my feet! I HIGHLY recommend this workshop!

  • Mike

    Equinox

    February 2017

    THE MOST FUN I HAVE EVER HAD AT A WORKSHOP. I cannot believe how spot on one can translate tools from improv into real life situations.

Request to book

Price: $2800