Joshua Kirk’s pioneering work in improv has been touching lives since 1995. He has facilitated life and leadership advancement for companies and individuals from coast to coast, enhancing corporate cultures and relationships across the U.S. through the experiential art of improv. Joshua co-founded Improv LEAP with Erica Teel. They provide companies with the power to unleash the principles of improv. Joshua is nationally known for providing innovative improv experiences and workshops. He has transformed corporate cultures, church communities, and school programs that have changed the lives of students in every grade (K- Grad) and age (5-85).
Joshua has worked as a Teaching Artist throughout the US, leading classes and corporate workshops. He has built and lead three youth theater programs. He is also an award winning director, and has directed over 28 fully staged youth musicals. Joshua’s philosophy explores using improv to guide others toward creating “group mind through the art of connecting.” His work helps participants discover the connection between improv, each other, and life. Joshua received a Masters Degree in Theater Education from the University of Northern Colorado. He also has a passion for giving back beyond the stage and serves as a state certified Emergency Medical Responder with Alpine Rescue Team, a volunteer search and rescue team serving Denver’s front range.
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