Improv for Business: How it Works


Applying the tenets of Improv to a corporate setting has become a proven business advantage in recent years, and many organizations and universities have made it a staple in cultivating more positive and effective work environments. (See ForbesCNN and Corporate improv training strengthens skills such as communicating effectively, reacting in the moment, collaborating with teammates, actively listening to clients, boosting employee confidence, and creating more successful leaders.  

Every one of Rachel Rosenthal's workshops are tailored to the goals of your organization based on pre-workshop planning meetings. By extracting your team’s specific Business Objectives and balancing them with the pillars of improv, (listening, eye contact, support, and saying “yes”), we will create a 100% hands-on, interactive workshop that will help you accomplish what you set out to achieve.


Previous Clients Include:

“Rachel put in the time to understand our business and aligned the lessons, exercises and fun to highlight key fundamentals in successful relationship building and reinforcement. Rachel’s improv workshop provided our team a new skill to our professional tool belts. Her creative illustration, activities and exercises allowed the team to identify active listening, thoughtful engagement, and find practical business application while doubling down as a fun, great team building moment.”
— Kelly Thomas Nojaim, Director, Partner Sales, Microsoft Search Advertising

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  • Leadership Skills
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Group Collaboration / Team Building
  • Effective & Non Verbal Communication
  • Listening, Focus, and Attention
  • Building a Supportive Environment
  • Fun & Spontaneity

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“Working with Rachel is magical. The participants walked away with a new set of skills and were inspired for the rest of the conference. I plan on hiring her again for next year’s event!”
— Mollie West, VergeNYC
“Rachel’s improv workshop was the highlight of a departmental strategic offsite. The session was engaging and energizing—not only a great way to finish the day on a high note, but also to give the team new insights into how to collaborate effectively. Rachel went out of her way to understand her audience, and as a result they both loved the workshop, and learned from it.”
— Learning Executive, Major US Sports League
“Rachel is an excellent teacher. Our business has deeply valued our time with her, and our work there has had a positive impact on our office dynamics. In class, Rachel seamlessly intuited how to manage our range of personalities, and made sure that every employee had the space to learn and grow as they moved through the exercises. Though many employees were nervous at the prospect of “improv” going into our session, they immediately felt safe and comfortable performing in Rachel’s care. Everyone wants to know when our next class is!“
— Mollie Doherty, Customer & Community Advocate, Sir Kensington’s
There are a lot people who are great at improv, but Rachel is the best at applying the principles of improv to a business setting. She understood our challenges, tailored the workshop to our unique needs and gave our staff valuable tools to communicate more effectively. Her energy and enthusiasm were contagious; anyone who felt hesitant in the beginning of the workshop soon felt comfortable and confident, thanks to Rachel’s quick wit and encouragement.
— Michael Conlon, CEO, Finish Line Physical Therapy