Meet Kat Koppett,a dynamic improviser, consultant, actor and mother who I met through her book,”Training to Imagine”. Listen as Kat describes her life as an actor, improviser and popular trainer. If you’re near New York state be sure and visit the Mopco Theatre with lively improv shows and classes!
Kat Koppett is the CEO & President of Koppett a coaching and consulting company specializing in the use of theatre and storytelling techniques to enhance individual and organizational performance.
Her book on how to use improvisational theatre techniques for organizational development, Training to Imagine: Practical Improvisational Theatre Techniques to Enhance Creativity, Teamwork, Leadership and Learning, is considered a seminal work in the field of Applied Improv, and is used in organizations around the world. She holds a BFA in Drama from New York University and an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.
Kat has designed and delivered training such diverse clients as Apple, Facebook, Prezi, the Clinton Global Initiative, Chanel, GE, Ellis, St. Peters Hospital, JPMorgan Chase, Eli Lilly, Skidmore and Havas Health.
She has spoken twice at TEDx conferences, and has lectured at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, RPI and Skidmore.
She is on the board of Northeast Ballet and the Consulting Alliance.
Kat is a founding member of the Applied Improvisation Network and a member of co-owner of the Mopco Improv Theatre, the Capital Region’s premiere improvisational theatre company producing shows and classes daily on N. Jay St. (www.mopco.org)
TheatreWeek Magazine named Kat one of the year’s “Unsung Heroes” for her creation of the completely improvised musical format, “Spontaneous Broadway”. To learn more about Kat, visit her website at: