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Improvisational Acting Lab - The Art of Being in the Moment
Next One-Day Workshop
Saturday, June 17

What's New With Daena?

Want to know the way to repair a broken conversation?
Read Daena's latest article in Quartz Magazine.

Watch the a video of Daena talking about the art of
fixing a broken conversation.

Check out the feature article on Daena's Acting Laboratory in Imagine Magazine - New England's resource for the business of film, television, and new media production.

Daena helps business leaders and entrepreneurs in Buenos Aires develop their leadership skills with improvisational techniques. Read the article featured in Argentina's largest newspaper
(in English).

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         American Chamber of Commerce Chile

Daena teaches her workshop "Improvisational Leadership:
The Art of the Moment" in Santiago Chile.
Read the article (in English).

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Daena provides business leaders and entrepreneurs in Santiago Chile the skills they need to successfully face uncertain times in business. Read the article about Daena's workshop in Chile's leading business newspaper (in English).

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Daena speaks to top international executives at a business breakfast offered by the Foundation for Business Quality and Excellence. Read about her presentation (in English and Spanish).

Daena kicks off a series of business workshops offered by
"Clase Ejecutiva," a unique alliance between Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and the Chilean newspaper, "El Mercurio."
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Other Articles

Daena Teaches the Improvisational Side to the Art of the Deal at MIT
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Daena featured on MIT Sloan Experts Blog

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Daena teaches Improvisational Leadership and Influence at MIT Sloan. Read how she helps students make the connection between leadership and creativity.

Daena's Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching Work with Organizations are featured in this article published in Portugal's Executive Digest (English translation).

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Daena’s Improvisational Leadership Course Featured in
Financial Times

Daena Helps Future Business Leaders Cut Loose at MIT
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Daena's Improvisational Acting Course at MIT was featured in Bloomberg's BusinessWeek

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Daena's New Book (co- authored with Wren Ross)

Changing Patterns:
Discovering the Fabric of Your Creativity

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Daena Giardella has dazzled audiences and inspired workshop participants around the globe for over twenty years as one of the "modern trailblazers" of improvisational theatre performance and training. Her original one-woman theatre pieces have been performed to wide critical acclaim throughout the USA and internationally. She has also hosted her own talk/music radio shows, produced an oral history radio project and garnered numerous radio and television credits. She is also a creativity coach, motivational speaker and communications consultant.

"Impressive talent... A must see" -The Boston Globe
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"Daena's work is not only powerful, entertaining and provocative, it's filled with wisdom and insight. Through your laughter and tears, you'll walk away with a deeper understanding of yourself and the world we all share together. Give yourself the gift of Daena Giardella!"

-Cheryl Richardson, Author of "Take Time for Your Life", "Stand Up for Your Life", and "Life Makeovers" ~ Daena appeared on Oxygen TV's Life Makeover Project w/Cheryl Richardson

"Daena Giardella is brilliant. I found her work to be extremely resonant, relevant, moving and funny. She gets to the heart of what is important. I wholeheartedly recommend her performances and classes to everyone."

-Natalie Goldberg, Author of "Writing Down the Bones" and "Wild Mind"

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