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Pops Podcast - S2.E8 - Don Waisanen, Krista Hoffmann-Longtin, Caitlin McClure, and Gary Ware

Updated: Jul 2, 2021

The Power of Public Speaking Community Podcast Series. Season 2. Episode 8.

--- Guest Host ---

Don Waisanen, Professor of Communication, Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York

-- Guests --

Krista Hoffmann-Longtin, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, IUPUI; Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, Indiana University School of Medicine

Caitlin McClure, founder of Caitlin McClure & Company

Gary Ware, Creative Catalyst / Workshop Facilitator Breakthrough Play

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A lively discussion on the uses of improvisational theatre training for communication education and presentation skills.

Check out Don's new book, Improv for Democracy: How to Bridge Differences and Develop the Communication and Leadership Skills Our World Needs (,

Check out Caitlin’s co-edited, forthcoming book, The Applied Improvisation Mindset: Tools for Transforming Organizations and Communities (

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