Advanced Applied Improvisation Course - September 2019


Are you a coach, trainer, learning & development specialist or group leader?

Are you familiar with the value and power of Applied Improvisation and now want to take it to the next level?

Do you want to stay on top of the latest in training design, and delivery and evaluation?

Then join us!

From 3 to 5 September 2019 we are running our Advanced Applied Improvisation Course in National Park Hoge Veluwe, the Netherlands.

This unique event in the Netherlands is designed for professionals who already recognize the value of using Improvisation in their work and are ready to learn more.

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what you get

  • you will be invited and challenged to use the improvisational mindset and skills for yourself, practicing what we preach

  • you will be better able to use the powerful improvisation exercises to make sharper connections to your clients’ work practice and challenges on leadership, collaboration, presentation skills, humanitarian work and many other areas.

  • you will get lots of feedback on your facilitation style and a chance to learn from others

  • you will learn the importance of the use of many concepts to be applied to your own individual facilitation style as well as to the challenges of your clients. These include direct side coaching, status transactions, group energy management, deeper debriefing and the design success track,

  • you will learn how to market your trainings better using dedicated models directly related to Applied Improvisation, like the Improfit model, the PLAY! model and other useful frameworks. We will also share with you the highlights of the Barcelona seminar on marketing improvisation.

  • you will be a part of an international group of colleagues who are already aware of the value of Applied Improvisation and ready to take the next step!

in this program

  • we are dedicated to your individual learning goals and work context

  • we will help you to generate more work with Applied Improvisation training, with the use of easy concepts to explain the value of improv to your clients

  • we will offer you a lot of new activities, exercises and tools to be used right away within your next session

  • we will provide you with an opportunity to get individual coaching after the course

Before and after the training we’ll organise a Street Quest (Monday) and an Unconference (Friday). More info below!


About YOUR facilitatorS


Raymond van Driel is a corporate trainer, keynote speaker, executive coach, author, academic teacher and the lead course facilitator. He has been performing improv since 1994 and won the Dutch Improv Champion title four times. He started with corporate improvisation in 2000 and now delivers Training of Trainers and keynotes about Applied Improvisation and Playfulness worldwide.

In 2009, 2010 and 2011 Raymond hosted Applied Improvisation courses at Stockholm University where business students engaged into improvisation for 3 months, 20 hours a week.

In 2016, he received a government grant to do a full year of Improvisation with the faculty and students of Vlerick Business School in Brussels and St Petersburg.


From 2008-2018, Raymond was a Board Member of the global Applied Improvisation Network (7100 members), serving as Board Secretary and delivering the introduction programs to Applied Improvisation at five past AIN conferences.

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Jessica Breitenfeld will deliver a mini workshop during the training on how to succesfully market Applied Improvisation. (LinkedIn profile).


We’re proud to announce that Izzy Gesell will host the Street Quest on Monday, offer mini coaching sessions and will be attending the training. (LinkedIn profile)


Early birds (before 3 July) 980 euro, after that date 1150 euro. That includes 3 nights accommodation (Monday to Thursday), all meals, materials and snacks.

This excludes the optional Amsterdam Street Quest on Monday 2nd and the Unconference day on Friday 6th. We’ll send you more details about this later.


We’ll be in the intimate and cozy venue De Hoeve van Nunspeet in National Park Hoge Veluwe, the Netherlands.


Quest (optional): Monday 2 September 2019,
Course: Tuesday 3 to Thursday 5
September 2019
Unconference (optional): Friday 6 September 2019



Join us for a fun-filled, intense and impactful training in National Park Hoge Veluwe, the Netherlands!

Be part of an international group of motivated, inspired, warm, fun-loving and professional colleagues who appreciate openness, spontaneity and connection.

Register below or let us know if you have any questions.

Extra options

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After your registration we will provide you with more details on these options.

Optional: Street Quest on Monday 2nd!

Optional: Street Quest on Monday 2nd!

Prior to the training, on Monday 2nd we’ll organise a Quest at the course location. This will be facilitated by Izzy Gesell.

After the training we’ll provide an optional Unconference day/ afterparty to offer some cooling down activities, a nice walk in the National Park, intervision and optional individual mini-coaching,

Optional: unconference/ afterparty on Friday

Optional: unconference/ afterparty on Friday