Patrick Short: ComedySportz

Applying Improv to Design Thinking

Website: http://www.portlandcomedy.com/

ComedySportz' Patrick Short has led corporate improv workshops since 1989; with the help of the international Applied Improvisation Network, he's developed a series of workshops for Design Thinking.  Improv theory and practice clearly illuminate the mindsets needed for project and team success. Sample what improv can bring you in a fun, fast-paced hour that just might change how you see everything.

Patrick Short (General Manager, Workshop Designer and Lead Teacher) began with ComedySportz® in 1987, as General Manager and performer/teacher for ComedySportz-San Jose.  Mr. Short also worked for 13 years in the high-tech industry as a sales consultant and marketer of manufacturing and distribution software solutions. He received the Master of Fine Arts in Stage Direction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1986 and is responsible for day-to-day operations of Viewers Like You, LLC. A member of the Applied Improvisation Network, Patrick designs our Corporate Training Workshop Syllabi, wrote the chapters on corporate training for the ComedySportz® Manual and still teaches our ComedySportz®  101 classes.