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If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?: Alan and Tina on the Art of Communicating

Thursday, June 1, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For more than a decade, Alan Alda has been successfully working with scientists to greatly sharpen their ability to communicate with each other and with the general public. The approach? Getting researchers, from quantum physicists to molecular biologists to nanotechnologists, to drop the jargon and pick up improvisational theatre. Join us for a wild ride as two comedic heroes explore the power of theatre, satire, humor and empathy to reshape the fine art of communication.

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Alan AldaActor, Author, Director

Alan Alda, a seven-time Emmy® Award winner, played Hawkeye Pierce and wrote many of the episodes on the classic TV series M*A*S*H. He has starred in, written, and directed many films, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Aviator.

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Tina FeyWriter, Actress, Producer

Tina Fey is an award-winning writer, actress, and producer who broke barriers as Liz Lemon on her three-time Emmy Award-winning comedy series 30 Rock. Prior to creating 30 Rock, Ms. Fey completed …

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