Business of Design: Improv(e) Your Public Speaking

Brush up on your public speaking and pitching skills to impress a potential client or nail that upcoming presentation.

AIGA is collaborating with Washington Improv Theater (WIT) to bring you an improv workshop! Forget the PowerPoint, learning to talk (and listen) will help sharpen your public speaking and pitching skills. Lead by WIT@Work Director, John Windmueller, this workshop will be full of energy and creativity. Be prepared to have fun and meet some new people!

About Business of Design:
This event is part of the Business of Design series which seeks to help creatives with professional development and workplace knowledge. From small businesses and freelancers to in-house and agencies, we want to help you grow. 

Questions? Email Sharon Duke at


John Windmueller, PhD
John serves as the Director of WIT@Work, the applied improv and corporate training branch of Washington Improv Theater. John has over a decade of experience designing, delivering, and overseeing professional training and graduate education focused on communication and collaboration. In addition to his education and training background, he holds a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and has over twenty years of experience working as a facilitator and mediator, helping groups and communities have constructive conversations. Along with directing WIT@Work, John performers regularly at WIT and in improv festivals throughout the U.S.

About the Washington Improv Theater:
Washington Improv Theater is the District's premier destination for longform improv. For more than 19 years, our mission has been to unleash the creative power of improv in Washington, DC. WIT@Work is the applied improv and corporate training branch of WIT, helping individuals and organizations use improv to foster collaboration, improve communication, and spark creativity and innovation.

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When & Where
Wed, Apr 24, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
1440 G Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005