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We will customize an improvisational comedy show for your company, organization, or special event.  A Creative Urges performance is lively, engaging, entertaining, upbeat, thought-provoking and fun.  Each show consists of an assortment of improvised sketches and musical numbers based on suggestions from the audience, so each show is unique

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Satisfied clients include:

bulletAldus Software
bulletApUnix
bulletThe Society For Technical Communication
bulletThe Creative Problem Solving Institute (3)
bulletThe Democratic Action Coalition (2)
bulletIDEA Fitness Professionals
bulletChildren's Hospital
bulletOakwood Apartments
bulletVilla Monair Apartments
bulletThe Wellness Community
bulletSAIC
bulletSinglephile Methodist Singles Group
bulletTemple Ner Tamid
bulletTemple Solel
bulletThe U.S. Navy

We have performed in San Diego for over seven years at various venues:
bulletGarden Cabaret (summer series, 1993)
bulletBetter Worlde Galeria (summers, 1994, 1995, and 1996)
bulletTwiggs (summer, 1997).
bulletThe Children's School, La Jolla, (summer 1998)
bulletThe Swedenborgian Church Theater (summer 1999)

Customer Comments

"The Creative Urges did a outstanding job tailoring their performance to our audience of safety professionals attending the annual NAVOSH Professional Development Conference. Those who attended were delighted by the variety of skits and the extraordinary diversity and talent of the troupe. We especially enjoyed the skit they developed just for us: 'Superman and OSHA guy.'  We look forward to a repeat performance when we return to San Diego."

          Jim Denyes, Naval Occupational Safety and Health

"The Creative Urges did a wonderful job of choosing formats that were appropriate for a business audience and that would be instantly appealing to someone without improv experience. Moreover, prior to the meeting they had collected information about the nature of our meeting, the key players, and some of the events of our meeting day, and worked these bits into the performance.  Our tired and hungry audience loved it!

The show gave us all a chance to laugh together, and that went a long way toward smoothing over some of the tensions and stresses of the day and toward bringing everyone a little closer together.  Since the show was based on suggestions from the audience, it gave us a chance to make a few unthreatening jabs at our colleagues in a spirit of good fun.  The next day, our meeting participants were clearly in a better mood, more willing to work together cooperatively, and more collegial.  The show was the main topic of discussion during the breaks ("do you remember when...?") and there was a lot more laughter during the breaks.  I can't say for sure that the Urges were responsible for the improved spirits and working conditions the next day, but it is certainly an experiment that I'd be happy to repeat."

                     Michael R. Middlemas, SAIC Corp.

We perform for the general public every summer.  Click here for more information on our upcoming summer shows.  To contact the Creative Urges about doing a show for you, e-mail us at: info@creativeurges.com or phone us at: (858) 581-0050.

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