How to Talk to Strangers
Taught by Laura Silver
Laura Silver counts former strangers as some of her closest friends. She has struck up conversations on subway platforms, sidewalks and at fancy dinners. She has taught writing and interviewing skills to people of all walks of life at Brooklyn College, the University of Virginia, the Creative Center and Manhattan Bowery and is psyched to
share tips for talking to human beings with you.
This class meets at our Court Street location
Strangers are everywhere and they may not be as strange as we think. They can become friends, lovers, business partners, mentors and contacts. But you'll never know unless you speak to them.
Shyness is not an excuse.
We'll talk about how to engage people you don't (yet) know. We'll practice tactics for starting conversations (and, when need be, ending them), making connections and getting the most out of the human ecosystem that surrounds us.
Bring questions, quandaries, stories of success or attempts gone awry.
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