Kelly Leonard

Executive Vice President of The Second City

  • Kelly Leonard`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Kelly Leonard`s U.S. Speaking Fee

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Illinois, USA

  • Kelly Leonard`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Kelly Leonard`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    Please Inquire

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Illinois, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

“Yes, And” Keynote

Kelly Leonard shares a practical guide to innovation – with stories, exercises, and practices that promote ways in which we can use our full creative selves to excel in the workplace. Typically 60 – 90 minutes

“Yes, And” The Improve Toolkit (Keynote + General Workshop)

After the keynote, Kelly, along with Second City actors & Facilitators examine the pillars of improv: creativity, collaboration, communication, trust, and agility. From first-hand encounters to guided exercises, your attendees will be captivated as they explore how each ...

After the keynote, Kelly, along with Second City actors & Facilitators examine the pillars of improv: creativity, collaboration, communication, trust, and agility. From first-hand encounters to guided exercises, your attendees will be captivated as they explore how each improve tenet can benefit them as well as your organization.

  • Ideal for 50 people – if more than 50, cost goes up and attendees will need to break into different groups.
  • Up to three hours long.

 

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“Yes, And” Immersion (Keynote + Customized Workshop)

Collaborate with Kelly & Second City experts to create a workshop that sharply focuses on philosophies of “Yes, And” as it relates directly to your team. After the Keynote facilitators walk attendees through 3-5 improv exercises & practices that focus on ...

Collaborate with Kelly & Second City experts to create a workshop that sharply focuses on philosophies of “Yes, And” as it relates directly to your team. After the Keynote facilitators walk attendees through 3-5 improv exercises & practices that focus on organizational improvement.

  • Ideal for 50 people – if more than 50, cost goes up and attendees will need to break into different groups.
  • Up to three hours long.

 

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About Keynote Speaker Kelly Leonard

Some of Kelly Leonard’s Key Accomplishments Include…

Kelly Leonard is the Executive Vice President of The Second City and The President of Second City Theatricals. He has worked at The Second City since 1988 and has overseen productions with such notable performers as Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Rachel Dratch, Amy Poehler, Jason Sudeikis, Keegan Michael Key and a host of others. Kelly wrote the book “Yes, And: Lessons from The Second City” which made the Washington Post Bestseller List, and reveals improvisational techniques that can help any organization develop innovators, encourage adaptable leaders, and build transformational businesses.

More About Kelly Leonard…

Mr. Leonard has also co-founded Second City Theatricals, the division of the company that develops an eclectic array of live entertainment all over the world, as well as brokered the deal that brought The Second City aboard six Norwegian Cruise Line Ships where the company maintains full time ensembles.

Testimonials

Kelly Leonard was outstanding. He drew on the concepts of his book “Yes, And” to engage our audience & draw them in. He then topped that off with some amazing stories about his professional life & the countless big names that have made their way through The Second City Program.

Jana Boone

Director of Business Development at Publicis Hawkeye

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