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Improv Essentials

iO Alumnus teaching IMPROV classes in Western Suburbs

Bill Russell

Bill Russell

Get out of your head and into the moment.  IMPROV’s a great tool for gaining confidence in all kinds of situations. 

The focus of this class is fun!  We are not a performance troupe.  No experience is required to join. 

Classes are held weekly on Wednesdays from 7:00—9:00 PM at the offices of do-over.me

Cost $10 per lesson!  Come on over and try it out!  You’re guaranteed to laugh!!!

Every Wednesday between 7:00 and 9:00 PM, sounds of laughter and merry-making can be heard coming from the offices of do-over.me.   Bill Russell calls upon his BS in Applied Behavioral Sciences and his extensive experience with both Improv Olympics and Second City to lead ordinary suburbanites in the exercises of improvisation.

“Improv is not just comedy.  It is a tool for better communication and team building that should be accessible to everyone,” says Russell.  Along with colleague, Cynthia K Wade, Managing Director of do-over.me a new local not-for-profit, the pair combine forces to engage a committed troupe in practice sessions that allow them to stay in the moment and focus on laughter and learning.  Russell continues, “This is experiential learning at its best and it’s the best way for adults to learn.  We have fun, laugh and exercise our mental muscles in building tools that can help us in everyday life situations.”

For information on why IMPROV is an important tool for all business professionals, go to

http://newsle.com/article/0/149093910/

http://www.cnn.com/2010/BUSINESS/02/18/improvisation.business.skills/

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/aurora/community/chi-ugc-article-jumping-in-fee-first-improv-and-my-life-2014-04-16,0,7608819.story

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-06-19/business/ct-improv-training-0619-biz--20140619_1_training-program-comedy-club-improv

Check out our Facebook Group at http://www.facebook.com/billrussellimprov


Richard Oberbruner, Cynthia Wade and Bill Russell having fun at IMPROV Essentials as the three-headed expert.

Richard Oberbruner, Cynthia Wade and Bill Russell having fun at IMPROV Essentials as the three-headed expert.



Earlier Event: October 2
Board Meeting
Later Event: October 7
Lunch 'N Learn -