Annemarie Steen (MA) grew up in The Netherlands and started working as an actress for TV at the age of thirteen. Acting gave her the option of playing out emotions that were not commonly expressed in her rational (left brain) family. After graduating (MA) in Media studies, tour leading in India & Nepal and several years working as a corporate trainer, she rediscovered the power of play.
In Applied Improvisation she found the tools to combine her acting background with her professional trainings kills.
Annemarie had contributed to the development of the Joy-Care Leadership program a strong emphasis on authenticity and connecting to our emotions while travelling on a happier journey in life.
Dutch speaker Annemarie Steen (1971) is a sparkling, creative & playful personality. Annemarie is serious about Playfulness. She has a strong vision on the importance of Play in dealing with today’s fast changing world and economic challenges. In her interactive talk Annemarie explain the powerful relationship between creative thinking and play. She has a talent of engaging her listeners into meaningful and playful experiences, overcoming initial fear by most adults and show them a safe way to express their natural ability to play and enjoy creating. Playfulness is more than a game. It is also an attitude of making constructive choices. In life it is not a question of "IF" we will face challenges not even "WHEN". The important question is "HOW" do we respond to it. Can we find opportunities or at least a lesson within an adversity? Playfulness is also about ability to bounce back from adversity and not let gloom and paralysis manage us.
Annemarie specializes in creating playful and memorable learning experiences.
'I am flexible and creative. Give me the objective, and I create an interactive experience that sticks'.
Annemarie’s presentations are characterized by a high degree of playful interaction with the audience, resulting in connections and insights.
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