Improv For Entrepreneurs: Creative Tools For Success and Action (Downtown-Gleacher Center)

Entrepreneurial Roundtable

May 6, 2013: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a fun and interactive program sure to get your creative juices flowing and unveil new insights for your business. You will be guided through exercises in improvisation to unleash your ingenuity and expand your brain's flexibility, as well as learn how to apply these capabilities in order to expand the possibilities of your business. You will leave with a framework and new perspectives to cleverly approach any situation as an entrepreneur.


Chicago Booth, Gleacher Center, room 600
6th floor
450 North Cityfront Plaza
Chicago, Illinois

Driving Directions:


Parking: 201 E. Illinois St. (NBC Tower Surface Lot, just North of the NBC building)
300 E. Illinois St. (AMC Theater-River East Self Park Garage, entrance just next [East] of PJ Clarks)


Cost: $6.00 after 3:00pm, with validation at Gleacher's lobby

Event Details

Preliminary Program:

1. Improv exercises - how to get started and immerse yourself in a flow
2. Coaching exercise - live demonstration of how to utilize your creativity to generate new
perspectives on a real-life business issue
3. Take-aways - review framework and tools for leveraging improvisational flow to navigate
any aspect of your business

N.B. We will update the above agenda as the date of the meeting nears and keep announcing the updates.


Early Bird Discount: $5.00, if you register by Wednesday, May 1st

Regular fee:

$20.00 for Chicago Booth Alumni, Students & Faculty
$25.00 for General public

Registration: is Required for the preferential fee (at door is much higher)
Payment: Payment in Advance only for preferential fee

Walk-ins are welcome!
Admission fee at the door:
Booth affiliation- $35.00
General public- $40.00


Register Online

Registration: is Required for the preferential fee (at door is much higher)
Payment: Payment in Advance only for preferential fee

Actual Registration is available until the day before the event: Sunday, May 5th
Registration Deadline (May 1st) is for the early bird discount.

Light appetizers and one drink are included. Cash bar will also be available.

Deadline: 5/1/2013

Speaker Profiles

Jennifer Alexander (Speaker) '08
Entrepreneur, Business Coach, and Actor

After working in hedge funds and management consulting, she leaped into the unknown to follow her calling toward creative expression and helping others. She now spends her days working on businesses that she loves and is passionate about inspiring others to do the same.

Dana Bernadine (Speaker)
a professional improviser, comedy writer, and producer

She is an alumna of The Second City Writing Program and Conservatory, with a background in Marketing and Advertising.


Emil Koulov, '09 

Other Information

Hosted by your @CBERTD Chairs: Emil Koulov and Enrique Posse