How we do it
Co-teaching is an essential part of our methodological approach, as it allows us to better observe the participants during the exercises and give them individual feedback. This way, we can also fully leverage our complementary professional backgrounds and teaching styles.
Through co-creative debriefs, we enable all voices to be heard, allowing a maximum of transferability. Our offers are always customized and grounded in the latest research.
Without trust, interactions remain shallow, synergies are blocked and people disengage.
Trust is like a catalyst.
It enables teams to perform effortlessly and move faster.
Lasting trust is mutual.
To be trusted, you need to start trusting.
Martin R. Lichtenthaler
Elena and Martin are seasoned improvisers and applied improvisation consultants. They work with various organizations and companies, both in English and German. Through teaching improvisation at San Quentin State Prison, Elena and Martin enabled inmates to effectively (re)build trust and overcome racial boundaries.
Elena holds an MA in Chinese Studies as well as a BSc in Economics from the University of Freiburg, Martin a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Freiburg as well as an MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs, Paris. They are currently training as systemic and co-active coach.
Elena and Martin have proven track records in academia, think tanks and the private sector. Both have lived and worked in the USA, China and Japan. Their most offbeat experiences range from crossing the Atlantic on a tall ship, travelling the world by bicycle and working in Chez Panisse’s kitchen.
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