Tue, Nov 27th, 4:30pm - 8:30pm
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Join us Tuesday, November 27 at HUGE Improv Theater in Uptown for a career-changing workshop led by the hilarious John Gebretatose. Designed to help creative professionals step outside of their introverted selves, this two-hour session will empower you with the tools to speak on your feet, contribute to the discourse, and take a stand against racism, sexism, ableism, etc. all while laughing your head off.
Plan to arrive at HUGE between 4:30 pm and the official start time of 5:00 pm. We will play games; learn techniques; discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion issues; and get to know one another until 7:00 pm sharp. From there, we will head up the block to Galactic Pizza for, you guessed it, pizza and beverages.
The cost? Free…from the class to the pizza to your first beverage on us. “Yes, and…*” that’s because this event is sponsored by two AIGA Minnesota members, Kolean Pitner and Soladay Olson | Marketing for Creatives.
* “Yes, and” is the commonly known and used expression among improvisers. It means you have heard the other person’s comment and you are adding creatively to it.
About John Gebretatose
John Gebretatose rose from the ranks of a HUGE Improv Theater student to a HUGE Improv instructor and is now also the Director of Diversity and Inclusion. He trained and worked at Brave New Workshop and has been performing stand-up, improv, and sketch comedy in the Twin Cities for over 10 years. John is a founding member of one of the hottest new improv groups: Blackout. He is the co-creator of the Black and Funny Improv Festival and is also one of the founding members of the sketch comedy show, Late Nights Minneapolis. He has traveled the world performing and directing improv along with teaching workshops. John is making improv inclusive and welcoming to all people, especially the underrepresented folks.