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Thursday, May 16 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm

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Improvisation is the highest form of human intelligence. Improvisers can listen, weave stories from childhood memories, express raw emotions, physically act, and make you laugh or cry. Improv is a feat no robot could ever reproduce.
Do you think so? We want you to participate in our experiment.

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Sarah Davies

Sarah Davies (UK) is a Drama Lecturer (UAL Acting) and a Producer for arts organisation Ideas Test. She has a BA (Hons) in Drama with English, a Masters in Drama by Research and a PGCE in Post Compulsory Education. Improv experience includes Co-Artistic Direction of Improv Gym, at... Read More →

Gunter Lösel

Gunter Lösel (SWT) has been publishing on the theme of improvisation since 2004. He is an accomplished impro-player, a member of the German National Team of Theatresports (2006), founder of the “Improtheater Bremen” and member of the price-winning duo “Stupid Lovers”. He... Read More →

Kory Mathewson

Kory Mathewson (CA) is a PhD candidate in Reinforcement Learning at the University of Alberta with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute. His research interests include interactive machine learning, human-in-the-loop deep reinforcement learning, human-robot interfaces (prosthetic robotics), and conversational dialog systems. Before his PhD, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and his Master’s... Read More →
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Piotr Mirowski

Piotr Mirowski (UK) is the co-founder of HumanMachine (https://humanmachine.live) and Improbotics (https://improbotics.org), world’s first AI-enabled improv and theatre companies. He trained as an improviser in Toulouse (C cédille, LUDI), New York (QUICKTHINKING! Improv, Cherub Improv) and London (Nursery Theatre, Hoopla Improv, Showstoppers, City Academy, Imprology), and as actor at London School of Dramatic Art. Stage credit... Read More →

Thursday May 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm BST
Ravensfield Theatre Ravensfield Building, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT