Speak Up: Using Improvisation to Succeed in Business
10

Tuesday, 10 March

6:30 9:30 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Speak Up: Using Improvisation to Succeed in Business | March 10

Lizzy Wallace Photo


Founder, PitchPolish

10

Tuesday, 10 March

6:30 9:30 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Utilizing the techniques and exercises of improv can dramatically strengthen your ability to communicate clearly and dynamically, collaborate more efficiently, and increase your creativity. In this workshop, you’ll learn to accelerate your confidence, spontaneity, leadership qualities, and much more with an introduction to improv skills. This workshop is ideal for entrepreneurs, startup teams, or anyone who wants to increase their confidence, networking skills, or sales goals.

This class is part of a series! To round out your knowledge of public speaking, check out the other classes available through General Assembly (also taught by Lizzy Wallace). More information here.

Takeaways

  • Learn how to accept change, new ideas, and failures in a productive way.
  • Find out tips and tricks to increase sales and interest from investors.
  • Discover how to network more efficiently and create relationships on the spot.
  • Improve your listening skills.
  • Get more comfortable taking risks.

Preparation

Come prepared and willing to interact with others.

About the Instructor

Lizzy Wallace Photo

Founder,
PitchPolish

Lizzy Wallace is the founder of “PitchPolish”, a consulting and coaching practice focusing on improving public speaking and communication skills.

With her background in public relations, marketing, and theatre, she provides private training sessions and group workshops using the fundamentals of improv, scripted theatre, media training, and foundational communication.

​Lizzy is a mentor of M Accelerator, US Market Access Center, Project Echo, MakeinLA, and Grid110. She has been a guest instructor for East Los Angeles College, CalArts, Cal State LA, Emerson College, UCLA, and USC. She has taught all over the United States as well as internationally.

Lizzy was the delivery pitch coach for Dreamforce's first startup pitch competition, Dreampitch, which included notable judges Mark Cuban and Chris Sacca and continues to mentor for their ongoing worldwide pitch events. She has provided training for major projects for The Republic of Poland, The Chilean Goverment, National IT Promotion Agency of Korea, and has designed the first improv communication program for the Creative Language Center in Switzerland which debuted in the fall of 2016.

Lizzy has independently consulted with many companies including: Microsoft, The Grammys, WeWork, Netflix, Redbull, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, T-Mobile, East West Bank, LA Metro, CAA, Estée Lauder, Electronic Arts, Zynga, Capcom, Laundry Locker, AIESEC, Atelier Ace, Trailer Park, and SoHo House.

Lizzy has been featured on CNBC, Refinery29, and has provided spokesperson and hosting talent for VidSF, NBC, Verizon Wireless, Nissan, SF Weekly, IM Magazine, ArtWorkSF, Swagg, AirBnB, and others. You can find more information at thepitchpolish.com

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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