Everyone loves a good story. Storytelling is also an essential skill in today’s working world that will help you grow your career, networking, and impact. Whether you are teaching a lesson, leading a meeting or presentation, or going on a date, storytelling is an incredible approach to effective communication. But what makes a story stand out, and engage the listener? A dramatic hook, a funny anecdote or a solid button – all can encourage looking, increase understanding, and snag the audience.
This workshop uses interactive activities to teach you the basics of good storytelling. In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn tips and tricks to make your stories fun, engaging, and interesting as well as have a chance to workshop the beginnings of a story with personalized feedback!
**SPACE IS LIMITED**
*Doors open at 6:30 PM, workshop starts at 7:00 PM sharp – Please arrive by 6:45 to get settled and network with fellow attendees.*
This workshop is highly interactive so in addition to learning new skills and strategies, you will also have an opportunity to network with inspiring, like-minded people!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- How to craft a good story
- What elements are necessary for a story to be effective
- Dramatic tips and tricks for making any story interesting and engaging
WHO THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR
- Professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives, and communications strategists/marketers looking to work on their storytelling skills
- Professionals who have a story they are looking to polish for presentation
- Educators who want to use storytelling in their education plan
Realizing the connection between improvisation and communication, The Engaging Educator (@TheEngagingEd), specializes in customized improv-based education. We provide classes that enhance public speaking, creativity, flexibility, positive risk-taking, teamwork and more by flexing improv muscles. Beyond our classes for educators and professionals, we also specialize in improv for high school students, corporate workshops, and improv for individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as individuals with cerebral palsy.
The Engaging Educator is a passionate and talented team of educators, facilitators and professionals. Each of our Engagers brings a distinct style and energy to our brand of “Yes, And,” and all believe in the power of Improv as Continuing Education.
The Centre for Social Innovation is a home for nonprofits and social entrepreneurs in New York City. They’re building a movement of passionate people committed to a better world. Learn more at http://nyc.socialinnovation.org/.
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Photo Policy: You will notice that our instructors take a few photos during workshop! We use these for social media and our own records. We will never post anything unflattering or embarrassing, but if you have an issue with your photo being taken, please let the instructor know.