Facilitation, management, writing, creativity and innovation. Application of New Science thinking; use of Web 2.0 tools to engage more fully.
I am a co-coordinator of the Creative Performance Exchange (CPX) based in Melbourne, Australia and with many virtual members from throughout the world - more info at http://www.meetup.com/The-CPX/
What is your main interest in this network?
Education, Networking, Improv Resources
What kinds of improv-related services are you involved in?
Teambuilding, Creativity, Innovation, Problem Solving, Communication, Leadership, Stress, Life Skills, Character Development, Change Management, Presentation Skills
Any niche industries, skills, etc?
I have a background in high performance sport, with great interest in the arts.
Share a favorite 'improv epiphany'
I organised an Improv workshop for high performance coaches at the Victorian Institute of Sport, facilitated by former international gymnast and Cirque du Soleil performer, Wade Petersen. This was my aha moment, when I realised that Improv was the missing link in the backgrounds of most of us in the group.
More about you: (Short Bio or any other details you'd like people to know)
Background in Physical Education, gravitated to coaching with Australian Institute of Sport and Programs Management at Victorian Institute of Sport. Have always used the performing arts as a key stimulus for the achievement of excellence. Improv remains a source of personal wonderment; something that needs to be utilised more widely in all aspects of life.
I need help with...
I'm interested in discussing ways of using Improv, particularly with novice groups, including corporate individuals and teams who have never been exposed to Improv.
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+61 3 95983634
How did you hear about this network?
Michael Dobbie, a member
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