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WIB-Pittsburgh: Improve Your Improv: Harnessing Core Improv Skills For Networking and Communication
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WIB-Pittsburgh: Improve Your Improv: Harnessing Core Improv Skills For Networking and Communication

7/11/2019
When: Thursday, July 11, 2019
5:30 -p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
Where: Wigle Whiskey Garden & Barrelhouse
1055 Spring Garden Ave
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
United States
Contact: WIB-Pittsburgh


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How can improv skills enhance your ability to communicate off stage? Join WIB and &Beyond at Wigle Whiskey to learn how to use improv skills to help us communicate our message more clearly with people who don't share our expertise at networking events, conventions, or job interviews. Guest speaker Andrea Flack-Wetherald will present an introductory talk about how to harness the five core improv skills to improve our real-life stage presence, followed by improv activities that are designed specifically to help draw out your natural stage presence abilities (eg: listening, confidence, openness, authenticity, and adaptability). By the end of these activities, you’ll be warmed up and ready to make meaningful connections with anyone in the room! All WIB-Pittsburgh members may bring a guests at member pricing. Light food and refreshments will be provided. Follow #WIBPgh and #WIBPghCareers on Twitter for updates and more information!


Program

5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Registration and Refreshments
6:00 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Improv Workshop
7:00 p.m  - 8 p.m.: Networking Opportunity


Speaker Bio

Andrea Flack-Wetherald

Andrea Flack-Wetherald uses improv to help individual people navigate career transition, and to help companies create cultures that don't unintentionally push away their best employees. She uses improv to teach her clients how to communicate, collaborate and handle confrontation at the caliber of their intention. When people know how to present their idea with confidence in a way that honors them AND honors their scene partner - really good things happen. More information about &Beyond's coaching and consulting offerings are available at www.andbeyondimprov.com.


Pricing Information

Before July 6, 2019

Members: $5

Non-Members $20


Beginning July 6, 2019

Members: $10

Non-Members $25


Special Pricing for Guests

Members can register guests at member price.

 

Walk-Ins Accepted?

Yes*

* - Walk-ins will be accepted at the door until event capacity is reached.

 

Venue Capacity

42

 

Parking Information

The Barrelhouse has a small lot across the street. There is ample additional parking two blocks down at Threadbare. There is no parking on Spring Garden Ave, but there is on street parking a block down on Vinial St.


Directions from Public Transit

Bus 54C and 54D stop at the East Ohio St at Chestnut St bus stop, less than a half mile from Wigle Barrelhouse. These busses can be used to arrive at the event from South Side, Oakland, Bloomfield, and the Strip District, https://www.portauthority.org/pdfs/54.pdf. Alternate routes transferring from downtown to bus 6 or 12 are also available.