Do You Need G.U.T.S.?
Looking for team building? Our Group Unity Training Seminars (GUTS) embody experiential training at its best. Our workshops are engaging, interactive, meaningful and entertaining. We showcase and analyze the elements that make improvisation successful, then provide empowering applications. Plus, our right-brained approach gives all attendees a memorable experience laughing as much as learning.
All the seminars in the world won’t do any good unless the people–the members of your team–become actively involved, understand the basic theory and then see it successfully applied. Our method is a common sense, hands-on, get-up-off-your-chair-and-have-fun approach that will have your group energized, laughing and communicating.
It’s simple: When people are having fun, they’re relaxed. When they’re relaxed, they’re listening. When they’re listening, well…that’s when real communication takes place. And that’s good!
Teamwork, Without the Work
Through a series of fun, on-your-feet activities based on improvisational theatre techniques, participants explore skills such as listening, collaboration, adaptability, focus, innovation, and replacing your inner script with moment-to-moment response. Programs are designed to create a safe environment in which participants feel comfortable letting go of inhibitions, laughing and experiencing colleagues in a new light. After each exercise, our expert facilitator leads a discussion in which participants examine the skills explored and how they can immediately apply these new techniques to enhance productivity in the workplace.
A team is only as strong as its ability to work together. These programs get your employees thinking and more importantly, listening differently.
Collaboration & Communication
Through a series of fun, on-your-feet activities based on improvisational theatre techniques, participants explore skills such as listening, collaboration, releasing pre-conceived agendas, adapting to change, committing to choices with confidence, multi-tasking, and creative thinking. The program is designed to create a safe environment in which participants feel comfortable letting go of inhibitions, laughing and seeing each other in a new light. No one is singled out for performance – everything is group-based and supportive. After each exercise, our expert facilitator leads a discussion in which participants examine the skills needed to perform the exercise successfully, and how they can immediately apply these new skills to enhance productivity in the workplace.
Collaboration & Communication – Demonstration with Workshop
Our team of performer-facilitators perform a series of improvisational theatre games for the large group, followed by large group discussion of the skills of the improviser, followed by dividing into small group workshops similar to Program One, and culminating in a short performance for the large group, incorporating participant volunteers.
Collaboration & Communication – Performance with Group Exercises
This program is a full ComedySportz performance interspersed with facilitated exercises that the participants do in pairs in their seats.
Your biggest asset is your client base. Treating them with respect and courtesy is the key to making them repeat customers. This program explores the skills needed to provide excellent customer service.
Through a series of on-your-feet activities, this program explores the skills needed to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. In this session, we work to reduce the internal ‘script’ running through your mind as you answer customer questions, and replace that script with present, in-the-moment responses that allow the receiver to feel heard and walk away thrilled with the personal attention and care.
We work on reducing the ‘it’s not my job’ syndrome and replace it with a sense of teamwork and the ability to ‘make everyone look good.’, physical and vocal signals of status, and come to an understanding of how sending signals of equal status helps build trusting relationships. All exercises are based on the skills we improvisers need to collaborate on stage and create instant magic. Our expert facilitators will help you apply those improv skills to your participants’ specific work situations. The session is fun and full of laughs, and the participants walk away with practical, applicable skills they can apply to immediately improve customer service.
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IT’S A SHOW ON MASS AVE…JUST FOR YOU.
Do you want to bring your school, tour, or camp group to see ComedySportz during the week? We can do that!
Do you want to make a ComedySportz match part of your fundraiser? We can do that too!
Do you want to come see us on a night other than Thursday, Friday, or Saturday? Oooo, we can’t do that…Just Kidding!! Of course we can make that happen!
We offer private ComedySportz matches (including special matches for kids ages 3-7) and our adults’ only Blue Show just about any day/night of the week in our 80-seat arena. We can help with outside catering or offer food from our delicious ballpark-style menu so you can enjoy tasty food while you watch a fun, fast-paced comedy show!
Or we can come to you! Check out information on our multiple Road Show packages. So many options!
CSz Indianapolis wants to make your event memorable and fun!
Let us know! Our talented, professional improvisers can help in any number of ways:
- Meeting Facilitator
- Event Host
- Voice Over Talent
We do it all! Ask Ashley for a custom quote!
Murder Mystery - Who Dunnit?
Looking for something different to do with your group? Let our improvisers help with a murder mystery evening they won’t soon forget! From cocktail hour mingling to “dinner is served,” this action-packed, custom-designed event will have your guests guessing “whodunnit?” from the moment the first crime is committed!
Our character actors will keep audience members engaged and on the edge of their seats, laughing all the way to the final reveal. We can customize characters, plotlines, and outcomes to reflect the needs of your group-just ask!
No one had a chance to be bored! We received lots of positive feedback from the employees – they want you to come back again!
Athens Medical Group
It gave great stimulus to our brainstorming session.
We had a blast! Thanks so much! We can’t wait to have you back next year!
Ball State University
It definitely brought my staff closer together and taught us how to work better with one another. I have not seen my staff smile that much in a very long time.
It taught us to trust our instincts, work together, and complete a goal.