Workforce Development Event: Improve Your Interviewing and Networking Skills with Improv

Improve your interviewing and networking skills with improv! In this low stakes, highly interactive digital workshop, participants will participate in improv exercises to enhance personal confidence and communication skills. No prior experience is necessary for this session but participants should be prepared to actively engage and participate.

The workshop is limited to 25 participants.

Please register for this event here. Interested participants who do not register will not get sent the Zoom link required to attend the event.

Workshop Facilitators:

Michael Hartwell (he/his) is a Baltimore-based educator, improviser, and facilitator. He is the Education Director for the Baltimore Improv Group, a Teaching Artist for Young Audiences of Maryland, and an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, teaching applied improv and oral presentations. He has taught improv to adults and children since 2013. Prior to his current work, Michael was a Teach For America corps member and Baltimore City Schools middle school teacher for ten years.

Tavish Forsyth (he/his) is a queer improviser, educator, and social justice advocate based in Baltimore. He is the founder of Bird City Improv. He has two degrees in theatre. He also studied at the Baltimore Improv Group, iO Chicago, and Powerhouse Theater. In addition, Tavish is an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University in the Center for Leadership Education, and he is a lead teaching artist with the Maryland Center for Creative Classrooms. Through creating an atmosphere of play, Tavish empowers individuals to communicate, collaborate, and innovate to increase their personal and professional success.