Heather Lutkin
  • Dearborn, MI
  • United States
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Where do you live and work? (City)
Detroit Michigan Area
Professional Skills
• Employee Activities Director, history of bringing Applied Improvisation to staff to build creativity muscles and professional soft skills, such as listening, collaboration, and integration
• Former Senior Manager in Corporate Communications, with proven C-suite level coach & facilitator experience from 12+ years in employee Communications/Marketing.
• Experienced Performer & Teacher in improvised theater & film (25+ yrs, incld Second City Training and Award-winning all-improvised film, "Unscrewed")
• Co-Producer and Founder of Unscripted New York Improvised Theatre & Film Festival
• Created experiential seminars for professionals on corporate presence and presentation skills, with topics such as “Embrace Your Stereotype” and “Act Like a Natural on Camera.”
• Invited to teach at the Chicago Improv Festival (2010) and the Kansas City Improv Festival (2009, 2010); the multi-media workshop, "Camera and Improv,” sold out and won rave reviews by both participants and festival producers.
• Featured in Teachers magazine (June, 1990) for leading participatory, non-verbal communication workshops, with Chicago-based Wavelength National Touring Co., for teachers across the US.
What is your main interest in this network?
Education, Social, Networking, Finding Partnerships, Improv Resources
What kind of person are you?
Day, Night
What kinds of improv-related services are you involved in?
Teambuilding, Creativity, Innovation, Problem Solving, Communication, Leadership, Life Skills, Character Development, Change Management, Presentation Skills
I need help with...
Finding like-minded improv nerds in Detroit area
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Heather Lutkin's Blog

AIN-NY July Meeting: Applying Improv Games to Presentation Skills Coaching

Posted on September 2, 2012 at 6:07pm 1 Comment

It was my first Applied Improvisation Network meeting -- the NY chapter. At a familiar rehearsal studio in Midtown Manhattan. In fact, I had just finished shooting an all-improvised webisode, The Infinite Need, in that very same room just a few weeks prior (I'm in Episode 5 and it was a hoot to shoot). Seems to be this room is a magnet for improvisational energy and people…


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At 9:09am on April 18, 2014, Aicha said…

Hi Dear, My name is miss vivian, I saw your profile today and i became interested in you,i will also like to know you more,
Please contact me in my email address (vivian.mattew@hotmail.com)

At 4:23pm on July 23, 2012, Adam Blatner said…

Hello, Heather, my, you've done so much. Might you attend the AIN  conferencein San  Francisco?  I'm interested in networking, the history  of various approaches in Improv, other things.    www.interactiveimprov.com  is one of my websites  Is there anything there? What have you done in the field more recently?  Warmly, Adam Blatner,   adam@blatner.com


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