Storytelling & Broadway: Leadership Experience
October 2nd - Featuring "Come from Away"

“Storytelling is a key skill in the workplace!” – Elliott Masie
“Broadway is a powerful experience of Storytelling.” – Telly Leung

You and your colleagues are invited to a unique, immersive, and enjoyable one-day Leadership Experience exploring Storytelling skills through the magic of a Broadway Theater Experience - featuring "Come From Away"!

Join Elliott Masie (Learning Innovator & Producer) and Telly Leung (Actor & Producer) this Fall in New York City for a morning “deep dive” into Storytelling as we are joined by Broadway Actors, Directors, Stage Managers, and Musicians. Emily McGill (Communications Strategies) co-hosts our event.

You will have an orchestra seat for  “Come From Away”, the award-winning Canadian musical set in the week following the September 11 attacks that tells the true story of what transpired when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly in the small town of GanderCanada. The characters in the musical are based on (and in most cases share the names of) real Gander residents as well as some of the 7,000 stranded travelers they housed and fed.

The musical has been received by audiences and critics as a cathartic storytelling of the capacity for human kindness in even the darkest of times and the triumph of humanity over hate.

Storytelling & Broadway Leadership Experience breaks all the traditions of a “corporate seminar”:

  • A Storytelling Immersion Experience in the Morning at Green Room Club 42
  • Telly Leung and Elliott Masie Explore Storytelling on Broadway and in the Workplace
  • Interactions and Interviews with Broadway Professionals: 
    • Crafting Stories that Engage (Playwrights and Authors)
    • Directing, Feedback, and “Wow” (Broadway Directors)
    • Skills for Storytelling (Story Curve, Rehearsal, and Audience “Wow”)
    • Entertainment and Stories (Broadway Singer Performs a Live Example)
    • Business Impacts and Matching Storytelling to the Storyteller’s Style
    • Storytelling: Virtual, DIgital & Social Age - Featuring Emily McGill
    • Storytelling for Tough Topics and Situations
  • Fun Opportunity to Demonstrate Real-Time Storytelling
  • Interactive Lunch with Colleagues at Green Room Club 42
  • Orchestra Seats at "Come from Away" – Matinee Performance
  • Post-Show Dialogue after "Come from Away" at the Theater - Storytelling in Action
  • Video Segments for Follow-Up: Taking Storytelling Home

An amazing intersection between broadway and corporate. There's so much we in the corporate world can learn about how the different aspects of a theater production come together to tell an impactful story.
- Karen Freedman, FM Global


Learning how to tell your story authentically is an essential tool for every leader. Leave the elevator speech at the door and share yourself, your company, and your vision
- Augusta Thrift, The Hartford



The Storytelling and Broadway experience allowed me to relate a topic dear to my heart to my everyday work. I didn't realize I was underutilizing creativity until this event. Thank you.
- JoAnn Rowland, NACE


“Storytelling is at the heart of our organizations, our careers, our projects and yes, our lives. Storytelling is a skill, a framework, and a connection. Broadway is Storytelling. Our Leadership Experience links the magic of Broadway with the competency of Workplace Storytelling.” - Elliott Masie, Co-Host

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