Improv for Business

Improv-based learning that helps your company reach the next level. Contact us today to find out how our programs can help your organization reach your goals.

As a pioneer in the world of improv-based corporate training, Vancouver TheatreSports has been helping build more productive, creative and cohesive organizations for close to 20 years.

For more information on Team Building courses and all our Corporate Training please email or call Jeff at 604-738-7013x 36.

Corporate Training Programs


Creativity for Leaders

In these sessions you will learn to unleash your team’s creativity and innovation. Explore new approaches to problem-solving, deal gracefully with the unexpected and handle complex changes.

Contact us today to see how we can increase the creativity and innovation throughout your organization

Team Building

One of our most popular workshops. Our Team Building is designed to help shift a team’s culture, increasing collaboration, productivity and the morale of your group. Whether you’re looking for a fun team event, or a team building experience that focuses on fundamentally impacting the overall culture, we have proven models that will exceed your expectations.

  • We build stronger teams – contact us today to find out more!

Presentation Skills

Whether it’s trying to land one potential client, or presenting to a room of hundreds – our “Presentation Skills” course will help you become a master at presenting and communicating. As an improv-based corporate training company, we’re experts in the areas of “Communication and Presentations”. We provide real world tools to help individuals become compelling speakers.

In this workshop, you will learn to:

  • express ideas clearly and confidently.
  • win over an audience immediately.
  • Become adept at reading a room and
    building trust.
  • Think on your feet and become more comfortable dealing   with unexpected situations.
  • Understand the importance of physical
    presence and body language.

Customer Service Champions

Want to deliver a world-class customer service experience? Think Improv!

More and more, organizations are utilizing improv-based skills training to help employees in their interactions with customers. We work to ensure your frontline personnel consistently create highly positive, memorable customer experiences.

Customer Service Champions:

  • Contact us today to see how we can help your customer service efforts.

Improv for Business is widely recognized as a valuable tool
Have a look at these articles:

Forbes: Can Improv Improve Marketing?
See also: Forbes’ Leadership and Entrepreneur sections

The Toronto Star: The Booming Business of Professional ‘Improv-ment’

CNN: Using Improv to Teach Business Skills is No Joke

Harvard Business Review: Change the Way Your Team Works

Fast Company: Improv Helps Corporate Team Building & Fuels Innovation

Bloomberg: Improv Training Is Making Management Throw Away the Script

Business Insider: Improv Helped Twitter’s CEO Be a Better Leader

Mind Tools: Can Improv Make You a Better Leader?

Slate: Improv Skills Are a Must-Have for Entrepreneurs

Business Innovation Factory: Improv For Business? Yes, And…See How It Works

Entrepreneur: Why Business Owners Should Study Improv

BBC News: Why the Business World is Embracing Comedy

Hootsuite: Out of Ideas? Supercharge Your Next Brainstorm with Improv

University of Denver Magazine: Daniels MBA student turns improv comedy into a business

The Irish Times: Learn the art of Improv and you’ll shine in the workplace

BC Business: 5 Strategies to transform standard meetings into creative brainstorming sessions

Our Clients

The sensitivity and consideration for the participants the trainers displayed (no one was made to look silly, every idea was acknowledged) allowed everyone to engage in the exercises fully and to truly enjoy themselves. The objectives of the module were clearly articulated and the training delivered in a manner that encouraged all to join in.

BC Human Resources Management Association

The program was great. The team is still talking about it. By creating a fun, loose environment, we were able to work on team building, problem solving and creativity.

Clover Leaf Seafoods

Everyone was laughing, smiling and having a great time and all of them thanked me and said how much they enjoyed it and took away some valuable learning. And this was a room filled with accountants, engineers and business people so I consider the session a great success!

Don Sherrah, Certified Management Consultants of BC

I booked our event with you because I knew what I wanted and I knew that you could deliver. The show was a huge hit! The actors incorporated our information even more than expected. Everyone had a blast! 11 out of 10!

Westland Insurance

Extraordinary team building session. This was simply amazing... Out of the box experience. If you're looking for something different for celebrating with your team, this is the place.

Jean-Pierre G, TripAdvisor member

That was SO much fun!!! TY Ken from @VanTheatreSport You are wonderful!!! So many aha moments, I'm excited for work tomorrow! #hahawithvtsl

Renshaw Travel

Frequently Asked Questions

University of Western Ontario professor Mary Crossan observes in Improvise to Innovate: “Not only do we need to be the best in terms of the traditional management skill set, but we need to add to these skills. Improvisation may be one way of thinking about and developing the new skills needed to succeed.”

Vancouver TheatreSports is internationally recognized as an innovator in the art of improvisation. And with more than 25 years of cutting edge experience there is no one more qualified to lead corporate training through improv.

When employees and leaders are stuck in the face of new challenges, frustrated by the pace and scope of change, unable to see the positive of risk, or when an organization is in a rut, it’s time for some creative thought re-engineering – from linear to lateral.

Yes. During our pre-training consultation we will be able to identify the best fit for your group’s make-up and training objectives. It is entirely possible that a combination of any two or three of our programs may work best for your company.

We are based in Vancouver but we have travelled throughout North America to deliver our unique programs. We can deliver our training at the client’s site or we can arrange a location ourselves that will assure a great training experience for everyone.

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We’d love to here from you. Call Jeff at 604.738.7013 ext. 36 / or email anytime

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