Communication Skills Training

In our dynamic, two-hour, professional development workshops, we take the theory behind theatrical improv, and apply it to the everyday, fostering communication and collaboration ideal for the work environment, where such skills are often overlooked in favor of the purely technical. Designed for participants of all experience levels, Bird City's nationwide workshops cultivate greater task awareness and expose individuals to powerful, tangible creative tools to enhance professional success. To book an on-site or online training, please fill out the fields below.

Workshop Offerings

Improv for
Public Speaking

 In this workshop we offer tangible skills to make public speaking more accessible. Participants will learn mindful strategies, nonverbal tricks, and associative tools to tell stories with confidence and ease. We will engage cognitive exercises that increase memorization...

Improv & Communication

Improvisational techniques strengthen one's ability to listen, adapt, and respond to changing circumstances, find the merit in unexpected ideas, and capitalize on your own skill set in combination with the talents of others...

Improv for 

In this workshop students will hone their ability to speak extemporaneously, express themselves honestly, and forge authentic connections that prioritize people over power. Participants will emerge with tangible skills that allow them to network with confidence...

Improv & Inclusive Collaboration

In an improv environment, individuals are encouraged to think extemporaneously. Therefore, it is not uncommon for a participant to reveal a bias or broach a transgressive topic in a moment of decreased censorship...

& Synergy

In interactions with three or more people, it’s easy get lost in the chaos of plurality. People are spoken over, ideas are misunderstood, and individuals retreat inward at the expense of productivity. Learn how to stay unilaterally engaged and balance points of view...

Improv & Innovation

Creativity isn’t learned, it’s facilitated. It is the first step in the innovative process. Everyone is creative, but professionals are rarely given a space where their creativity may flourish, resulting in a more stagnant work environment, and less rewarding bottom line...

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Live Comedy

Want to bring a live comedy performance to your business? Bird City is happy to entertain! With a vast network of trained improvisers, Bird City can turn any venue into a comedy theatre.  We'll create an interactive show guaranteed to please, inspired entirely by audience suggestion.

Play it Forward

Bird City regularly facilitates free workshops for community organizations. Corporate clients automatically qualify to participate in our Play It Forward initiative. What is Play It Forward? For every corporate training Bird City facilitates, we will donate one free workshop to a DC/Baltimore, nonprofit, community organization and are open to your suggestions. If interested, all Bird City asks is that you determine a non-profit, and provide Bird City contact information. Play it Forward is an excellent way to spread communicative and collaborative tools to a wider audience, sponsor a non-profit, and to give back to the community.