Improv Theatre for Communication Skills Drop In Sessions

Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 337 MGC
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. 

Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI Theatre Faculty. We will offer both in-person and online sessions, you can join whenever you like on the following dates from 5-6 PM Central Time.

  • Wednesday, March 2nd 
  • Wednesday, April 6th 
  • Wednesday, May 4th 

Any questions about the event can be directed to We hope you are able to join us and take advantage of these opportunities!

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Vivian Sheridan in advance at 319-467-1892 or