How can I create
for my staff?
Just contact us at
the phone numbers or email on the
info link found on this page and many
IMPROVentures is San
Diego-based, but options for teaching elsewhere are happily
you do workshops that aren't for work groups?
Sometimes the focus is a little different, depending upon your group. The
material is easily tailored to suit your social, religious, school, or other
organization. We can even adapt it to be more of a "party game" format for
a social event.
How long is the workshop?
too can be tailored. The complete IMPROVentures’ “TEAMprovising”
class is a one-day course (six hours).
are encouraged to keep the feeling alive.
That being said, if you know in advance that your group can only do a certain
number of hours
(ie: you have a 3 or 4 hour time block one morning during a
retreat), we're happy to discuss options for doing that as well.
Classes can be taught by a single instructor
(usually Milo Shapiro) or co-taught by Milo and one of several other excellent
teachers from the San Diego and Los Angeles area, all experienced in teaching the same
Co-teaching allows for more personalized
attention in paired and small group work. Best of all, co-teaching allows for demonstration
of exercises, rather than description. The lessons are more readily seen in
demonstration, but either way can work effectively. It also allows an
assistant to play in when you end up with an odd number for the day or someone
who simply must run for the restroom during a paired exercise.
What if this looks too goofy for my group?
people are understandable (but unnecessarily) concerned
about this after seeing the very
outgoing group who happened to be in the video.
Your TEAMprovising team leader
has learned the art of reading a group
and tailoring the day to
the energy in the room.
Customization occurs on the spot as we take note of how
much your group likes
being more or less physical, enjoys mental
challenges, and reacts to small group
or paired work as compared to whole group
And don't underestimate your folks ability
to let loose. We've had librarians, engineers, and
accountants who blew us away!
Can I get a brochure for
to show someone?
If you can view a PDF file, it's as easy as a
Why don't I see your rates
Rates vary by a number of factors, so it is not
as simple as it would sound to publish rates. Factors include:
- Number of attendees
- Number of hours together
- Distance your event is from our home base in San Diego
- Distance your event is from the closest airport (if outside SoCal)
- Whether the time of
the event would require an overnight stay
- Number of support staff needed for larger groups
If you can provide as much of
this information as is know when you first contact us, we can be
better prepared to answer such questions in our first call.
didn't take us long to realize the effectiveness of IMPROVentures.
In seeing what you can do in just an hour, we have confidence in recommending
this remarkable experience to our clients."
Matt Robbins, CMP, President
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