Make It Snap and You Could Win The Flame Challenge™

Friday, February 23, 2017 — Noon EST

Like any good story, your submission to The Flame Challenge question should have a strong ending. You want to leave the thousands of students who will be reading or watching your entry feeling satisfied, and maybe even wanting more. Watch this session to make your way through exercises to craft a strong ending that will make your entry the best it can be. Make your mark by making it snap!


  • Valeri Lantz-Gefroh, MFA
    Val is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and a trained actor with many years of experience teaching improvisation to scientists. She teaches workshops and graduate courses at Stony Brook University and travels around the world teaching improvisation at other universities, medical schools, hospitals, conferences and labs. 
  • Nancee Moes, MFA
    Nancee is an Improvisation Instructor for the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.  She teaches primarily undergraduate science students, pushing them to develop skills in presence, audience connection, and personal investment.  She is also the coordinator for The Flame Challenge™ 2018.

Available Friday, February 23, 2018 at Noon EST

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