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UP Close with Henk van der Steen: A Live Q&A and Chat

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Randy Dixon, Unexpected Productions Artistic Director, chats with Henk van der Steen, the co-founder of Troje, an Amsterdam-based improv company at 1:00 PM PDT, Sat. 5/8.
Facebook live improv education event. Free and open to all! 5/8 at 1:00 PT NOTE: This will be LIVE on UP’s Facebook page


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Henk van der Steen is co-founder of Troje, an Amsterdam-based company that is all-around improvisation in the 21st century. Improvisation as a first choice, instead of the second-best option, when things don’t go according to plan (that’s the 20th Century definition!). Every day we work on the improvement of improvisation skills of people, teams, and organizations. Because if you know how to improvise better, and if you allow yourself and the people around you to improvise, you will become more agile, resilient, and connected to the world around you.
Henk is a full-time improviser in every part that he plays, every day. He designs and facilitates highly interactive programs around change, creativity, and innovation for a variety of clients: from local governments to national government institutions, to hospitals, banks, and multinationals around the globe.
He delivers workshops and interactive keynotes around Improvisation in the 21st Century. And –of course- he also improvises on stage. Henk is a member of a theatre group in Amsterdam, an international improvisation theatre ensemble, and the Dutch representative for the 2018-EU-theatre project ‘Our Lives’ which brings together 27 improvisers, one from every EU-member).
Henk is an energetic discoverer and a generous finder, curious ‘how it’s made’. Always looking for the best question and an exciting answer. He is also a dad, a husband, a runner, and a former HR consultant.
And he is (co)-author of several books, such as: ‘Werk in Uitvoering, over Improviseren op de werkvloer’, the first Dutch book about Applied Improvisation in the workplace.


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