Dear Improv for Humanity Workshop Participant:
Thank you for registering for the Improv for Humanity workshop. It is promising to be an exciting event, full of serious fun and learning. We have packed in a lot of content, so we want to give you “a heads up” to you can come to the workshop ready to work.
Please find below some useful tips to prepare for our time in Oxford. We have almost 60 participants! We can still take last minute sign-ups, if you want to bring others.
We are excited to explore with you how improvisers and humanitarians can find ways to use applied improvisation to help vulnerable populations help themselves!
Start Times: We will start on time each day!
- Aug 10, Day 1: 9A Registration & Coffee, 10A Workshop start
- Aug 11, Day 2: 8:30A Coffee, 9A Workshop start
Short 60 minute lunch break, in exchange for workshop content:
- You will need to provide your own lunch.
- You may want to pack a lunch in eat in the lovely garden of the meeting house.
- You will be provided a list of lunch purchase options near Oxford Meeting House.
- It is no small task to get 60 people out and back for a 60-minute lunch break, so we appreciate your cooperation!
Snack and Drinks:
- There will be tea and coffee.
- There will be mugs that you can mark for reuse.
- We will have biscuits as snacks.
Things to Bring/Wear:
- Clothes and footware: You will be moving around, so dress in layers for movement and avoid flip-flops and high-heels.
- Water bottle: There is tap water to drink.
- Travel mug (optional)
- Bag lunch (optional)
PRE-CONFERENCE PREPARATION: (Optional)
Think about your Design Lab Case Study
- A great set of case studies about linkages between improvisation and humanitarian / development work.
- ·For our improvisers: Letters Left Unsent by J. It’s a series of inspiring short essays on humanitarian work by a humanitarian professional.
- ·For our humanitarian friends: Easy: Your LIFEPASS to Creativity and Confidence, by Paul Z. Jackson. The current President of Applied Improvisation Network explains in easy terms how to apply improvisation principles in life.
We look forward to our exploration together!
The Improv for Humanity team