StoryTheater with Doug Stevenson
Transforming the basic spoken stories in one's keynote into more engaging, theatrical pieces
National Speakers Association
- San Diego
National Speakers Association - San Diego
Eight to ten workshops a year on improving one's stage presence and professional abilities in the business of professional speaking.
Bay Area TheatreSports‘
Summer School in San Francisco
One week intensive training by an ensemble of coaches from one of the most progressive improvisation schools in the world.
Day Classes with Brian Lohmann, artistic director of L.A.T.S.
Los Angeles TheatreSports coach emphasizes the believability and vulnerability of characters. Focus on moments when it may be best not to go for the laugh so as to make a touching point.
international headquarters (Calgary, Canada)
Two-week intensive with Keith Johnstone, founder of TheatreSports and Calgary head coach Dennis Cahill. Included 22 participants from six countries.
Day Classes with Gary Alexander
Co-founder of The Groundlings runs workshops emphasizing plot advancement and character development.
Los Angeles TheatreSports‘
(taught in San Diego)
Four-day intensive training under artistic director Dan OíConnor. Used as basis from which to continue the new San Diego chapter.
Body Movement for Actors with Halli Lorentz
Associating of body positioning and walks with moods and characters. Increases options when selecting character traits.
Improvisational Comedy with Jacquie Lowell
Techniques for improvising games and scenes.
Stand-Up Comedy with Wally Griffin
Teaches fundamentals of writing and performing "stand-up".††††
Playback Theater with Michael Clemente
Transforming stories from audience's lives into interactive theatrical pieces for both entertainment and perspective.
Toastmasters (Clubs 1508 & 545) and Laughmasters
Strategies for improving public speaking and performing skills. Two-year winner of club's Humorous Speech Contest. Most frequent winner in club of the "Best Evaluation" award and "Table Topics" award.