Courtney Pong | Owner and General Manager, CSz Boston
As a professional improviser for over 17 years, Courtney has led team building workshops and provided entertainment and entertainment programming for Fortune 500 companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Brocade, Cisco Systems, eBay, PayPal, Nike, Intel, HP and Adobe. Since 2001, she has been a performer and educator with CSz Worldwide, which is home to the award-winning, competitive improv show, ComedySportz, performed in 30 cities across the US and Europe. Prior to her move to Boston, she spent 15 years with CSz San Jose, one of CSz Worldwide’s longest-running operating locations with over 6,000 performances. Courtney hails from San Francisco, as a seasoned high tech and digital health communicator, with a focus on corporate wellness programs and employee engagement. She holds over a decade of experience in communication, public relations, analyst relations, social media and marketing. In Silicon Valley, Pong utilized her depth of experience in team building, collaboration and applied improv to build fun, communicative and connected teams. She’s the world’s okayest runner and rock climber, nearsighted and dust intolerant.
Work like an Entrepreneur, Communicate like an Improviser
The best professional improv comedians don’t “wing it.” They practice a highly-refined system of observing, connecting and responding. It’s how they swiftly and seamlessly work with their team while engaging audiences immediately, with only seconds to prepare. This system can be your best advantage. Come ready to laugh and learn valuable communication and relationship building tools in this fun and interactive workshop taught by CSz Boston owner and 17-year professional improviser and teacher, Courtney Pong. Get ready to elevate how you impact a room, from speeches to storytelling, and all of the unexpected in-between.