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2013-09-11 23:27:29

Lifestage, Inc in Smithtown, NY offers skills, techniques and best practices using improvisation to foster emotional intelligence for professionals working with psychotherapy, counseling and educational groups. Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Creative arts therapist, trainer/consultant and writer/performer Jude Treder-Wolff and Nicholas Wolff, trainer and psychotherapist in private practice will co-facilitate “Improvisation For Developing Emotional Intelligence: A Workshop for...

2013-08-18 23:02:44

Lifestage, Inc in Smithtown, NY offers skills, techniques and best practices using applied improvisation to foster emotional intelligence in psychotherapy, counseling and educational groups. Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2013 Creative arts therapist, trainer/consultant and writer/performer Jude Treder-Wolff and Nicholas Wolff, trainer and psychotherapist in private practice will co-facilitate “Improvisation For Developing Emotional Intelligence: A Workshop for Clinicians and...

2011-12-06 23:32:37

The sounds produced by a fiddle are not always musical, but the fiddle is still nevertheless regarded as a musical instrument. However, if one uses sticks or car engines to create music — do they become musical instruments? This is the point of departure for Per Anders Nilsson's research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. On 25 November 2011 Per Anders Nilsson successfully defended his doctoral thesis A Field of Possibilities: designing and playing digital musical instruments...

2011-08-02 08:20:00

Oct. 26 Conference Integrates Improv into Core Business Teachings NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the business climate today is certainly no chuckle fest, The Forum: Business Results Through People is joining improv hotbed Second City to help companies improve their bottom line using a little levity. Scheduled for Wed., Oct. 26, 2011, The Forum's Fourth Annual Think Tank, entitled "The Enrichment Experience: Engaging Great Minds and the Power of People in...

2011-05-03 14:36:44

Study of jazz musicians reveals how the brain processes improvisations A pianist is playing an unknown melody freely without reading from a musical score. How does the listener's brain recognize if this melody is improvised or if it is memorized? Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig investigated jazz musicians to discover which brain areas are especially sensitive to features of improvised behavior. Among these are the amygdala and a...

2010-03-02 10:48:00

BOSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Come watch as the kings of Boston comedy present the greats of improvisational and sketch comedy this spring as Improv Asylum produces a Second City revue all about Boston. Over the past 50 years The Second City has firmly established itself in the world of comedy, launching comedic greats such as Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chris Farley, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Tina Fey and many more. A trailblazer in the world of improv and...

2010-02-11 10:38:00

BOSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Improv Asylum is excited to announce the opening of a new musical "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown" at their newly renovated theater (216 Hanover St., Boston, MA). The show will premiere Sunday, March 21st at 7pm and will continue to run on Sundays and Wednesdays. Ripped from the headlines of the recent election, "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown" follows the players who captured both the local and national media's attention. With a keen satirical eye, the new...


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