Welcome to the Applied Improvisation Network

2019 marked the 10th year the Alda Center has been applying improv to their work in science communication. Alan Alda and Aretha Sills offered us a peek into the world of training scientists and health professionals, learn a little about how far the culture of sci-comm has come thorugh the oldest form of improv there is: conversation! 

Not sure where to start? Here´s how to get involved:

Sign up for newsletter AND the Facebook group  → Become a member on our site   →  Find your local group and tell them you exist!

Learn more about AIN


What is Applied Improvisation, how the network operates & why you might want to get involved.

Find a practitioner

Search for one of AIN’s certified practitioners in your area and with the special skills you need.

Attend an event

Our annual World Conferences, special regional meetings and regular local groups.

What’s Happening at AIN

2020 AIN Conference Announced! July 30-August 2, 2020


That’s right, the 2020 AIN Conference has been announced! There will be Learning Journey’s the days prior to the conference. Stay tuned for more info!

Webinars and Sixty-minute Socials

AIN members have opportunities to join online meet ups and webinars to discuss applied improvisation and learn from some of our Certified Practitioners.

Click here for more information

7 Questions: AIN Conference Interviews

Read interviews with some of our key note speakers, presenters and Learning Journey leaders for the 2019 AIN World Conference in Stony Brook, NY.

Click here to read the interviews.


Donate to the Scholarship Fund


The Applied Improvisation Network (AIN) is committed to increasing accessibility of this conference to people from underserved and under-represented communities by providing award scholarships to as many deserving people as possible. You can directly help by donating* to the AIN World Conference 2019/2020 scholarship fund here and help increase the number of participants who could not otherwise afford to attend. Click here to donate.

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We are working on a new site by the 2020 AIN Conference. Hang on til then and we will have something spectacular.