Daena Giardella

Daena Giardella has dual backgrounds in the performing arts and in organizational development. She is an actor, director, leadership coach, consultant and teacher. She has combined these disciplines for over 25 years and pioneered an innovative method for teaching improvisation to people from virtually every profession. Her professional organizational, corporate and academic training programs target improvisation for work/life, leadership, creativity development, team building, and media/presentation excellence. Her innovative one woman improvisational theater performances have earned kudos in the USA and abroad for their portrayals of the outrageous challenge of being human. She has appeared on many radio and television shows. She offers many ongoing workshops which help participants explore their creative process through the skill base of improvisational acting. Website: www.daenagiardella.com

Wren Ross

Wren is an actor, singer, knitwear designer, and fiber philosopher. Her writings about knitting have been published in two editions of Knit Lit as well as Interweave Knits magazine. She has created many cabaret performances, and is also an accomplished voice-over actor. Her workshops empower people to find their authentic voice. Website: www.wrenross.com