NYCAASC 2017 Workshops

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Track 1

Confidence Building Through Improv

Room 369

Description: Jonny Sun will lead a workshop on self-confidence, trust, and acceptance through improv. This workshop is for people looking to build their own confidence in a safe and fun way! It's great for people who have never done improve before! There will be no pressure, no embarrassment, and none of the scary things that might come to mind of when you think "improv workshop." Jonny is a shy and anxious person who found a lot of solace in improv. In the workshop, he will also talk about how improv helped him with his anxiety as well as his creative process, and discuss the many ways that improv can help you be the best version of yourself!

Speakers

Jonny Sun

Jonny Sun is the author behind @jonnysun. As a Twitter comedian, he has over 400,000 followers to date, and has appeared in NPR, BuzzFeed, Playboy, GQ, and McSweeney's. His past and present lives include: architect, designer, engineer, artist, playwright and comedy writer. He is currently a doctoral student at MIT and a Berkman Klein Fellow at Harvard, where he studies humor and online place. His first book, everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too (HarperPerennial) comes out in June 2017.