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Serious Business. Serious Fun.

Learning improv skills, mindsets, and techniques can improve your team, personally and professionally, by enhancing their creative side, their ability to be present and mindful in any type of encounter, and their capacity to embrace change in an increasingly changing world. It can make you a better leader, improve your presentations, increase your problem solving skills, reduce stress, and provide the agile mindset to better prepare you and your team to adapt and excel.

In over ten thousand hours of workshop facilitation, Ian has worked across multiple sectors including Finance, Tech, Manufacturing, Telecommunication, Health Care, Academia, and Government. A selected list of clients for whom he’s facilitated workshops includes: Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Rolls Royce, TD Canada Trust, BGIS, CT REIT, Siemens, Bell Canada, Capital One, Alliance Atlantis, University of Toronto ITS, Singularity U, Women in Cleantech, Medicine by Design, Loran Scholars and Youth Employment Services, along with dozens of universities and all three levels of government.

Team High Five

Ian’s decades in the improv community with companies like The Second City, Bad Dog Theatre, and TheatreSports Toronto, make these workshops highly fun, interactive and immersive. Participants don’t just learn the lessons, they experience them. By focusing on the specific needs of the client and combining both pedagogical and andragogical practices, Ian will create a unique workshop for you and your organization, guaranteed to add value long after the workshop is done. He can create everything from Half Day (2-4hrs) or Full Day events, to overseeing weekend retreats and intensives, to multi-session programs that will enable your team to put their skills into practice, build on the lessons learned, and create lasting long-term professional development.

Common workshop themes include: Leadership, Communication, Storytelling, Presentation Skills, and a Professional Improvisor specialty—Presentation Skills: Creating a Confident Mindset. Looking for something else? Ask Ian about creating a custom workshop to fit your needs.

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