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Improv Jam - Get Your Laugh On!

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Spanish River Library, 1501 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33431
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Improv Jam - Get Your Laugh On!

Whether you’re a talent development practitioner looking to improve your presentation skills, or you are curious about dipping a toe into comedy, this Improv Jam is for you!

Step out of your comfort zone and step into a fun, welcoming, safe environment for trying something new. Connect with fellow talent development practitioners - the only requirement is your willingness to have some fun!

Improv skills will up your training game. Your boss will smile more. You will make more friends. Recruiters will call. You'll get a big raise. With improv, anything is possible!!

Benefits of Improv Include:

  • Empathy
  • Active Listening
  • Memory
  • Communication Skills
  • Humor
  • Idea Generation
  • And so much more

Improv is a universal skill that can be applied to all parts of your life. It's the ultimate in relationships and networking too. You get to share an experience unlike any other by learning how to trust yourself and accept the fact that everything happening in your head is enough. You are enough.  

Come join us for this laughter-packed hybrid membership appreciation event!!

The event will be held both in-person at Spanish River Library, Boca Raton and virtually on Zoom. 

And surprise - every chapter member, whether joining in-person or virtually, will receive an appreciation gift!

In person attendance is limited, so register early!  

And a quick note about the library - It is strongly recommended visitors continue to wear facial coverings. 

Presenter: Casey Casperson  

Founder and Director of Sick Puppies Comedy, Casey Casperson graduated from the University of Evansville with a BS in Theater Management in 2001. He attended with Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody), Lennon Parham (UCB, Playing House, The House, Parks N Rec), Kelly Giddish (SVU), Nathan Darrow (House of Cards, Gotham, Billions), and Rutina Wesley (Tru Blood, Queen Sugar). Casperson and Jack McBrayer share the same degree as he graduated UE in 1993.

Casey has performed stand up comedy, improv, live theater and on screen since 1997. He has worked with Larry the Cable Guy, Kid of Kid and PlayPauly ShoreMark CurryMike ArmstrongBill BellamyKevin Meany and David Razowsky.

In 2001, Casperson studied under Gerald Owens of Laughing Gas and has since learned from Tara Defrancisco and Rance Rizutto of iO (formerly Improv Olympic) under the guidance of Charn Halpern (Truth in ComedyOwner of iO), Susan Messing (TED Talk, Messing with a Friend), TJ and DaveJoe BillWill LueraImprov Boston and David Razowsky (Second CityiO).

Casperson also works with corporations and hosts coaching workshops for corporate clients and applying improv skills to business. AutoNation, Wells Fargo, PNC, Northwestern Mutual, Simon Properties, Office Depot, SouthEast Toyota, Chase, Loan Depot, Burger King, Forthright, Citrix, Pizza Hut, Complyright, couples resorts, NBC Comcast, Kyle Plumbing and others. As an improviser, he has been a cast member of Laughing Gas and Sick Puppies Comedy, but has performed as a guest at many improv theaters across the country.

Founded in 2012, Sick Puppies Comedy has quickly grown into becoming the leader in improv comedy in South Florida. Sick Puppies Comedy is one of South Florida’s favorite comedy destinations. Check us out on YELP or Trip Advisor.


Location and Parking:   

Spanish River Library, 

1501 Spanish River Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431


Free Parking 


Agenda In-Person (@ the Spanish River Library): 

5:00 - 5:30 In-Person Registration & Networking

5:30 - 5:40 Hybrid Welcome and Announcements

5:40 - 6:00 In-Person Dinner

6:00 - 7:25 Hybrid Improv Jam

7:25 - 7:30 Hybrid Announcements and Closing


Agenda Virtual (Zoom):

5:00 - 5:30 Virtual Login & Unstructured Networking

5:30 - 5:40 Hybrid Welcome and Announcements

5:40 - 6:00 Virtual Structured Networking

6:00 - 7:25 Hybrid Improv Jam

7:25 - 7:30 Hybrid Announcements and Closing

It is strongly recommended employees AND visitors continue to wear facial coverings and practice social distancing.

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