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Improv for Academics - Part 1: Listening & Spontaneity

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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OPEN TO UC DAVIS GRAD STUDENTS AND POSTDOCS ONLY Learn improvisation techniques in order to: Explain your research to people outside your field. Increase confidence with presentation and public speaking skills. Perfect listening skills in order to optimize your response to oral feedback. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Session 1 - Engage in a variety of theater and performance activities designed to enhance listening skills and foster authentic responses. Instructor: Lucas Hatton (MFA ’17) is a veteran of the Chicago improv scene with over twenty years as a director, teacher, and improv instructor. He has worked at IO (formerly Improv Olympic), Second City, Steppenwolf, and A.C.T. Sponsored by GradPathways (Graduate Studies)