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Activated Voices: Public Policy Stage Comedy

November 21, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

At times, policy advocates get so caught up in making an argument, using intricate facts and figures, we overwhelm (and sometimes bore) the general public we're trying to inform. But one group has learned even in a substantive public policy debate, a little laughter can go a long way.

Tane Danger co-founded the Theater of Public Policy, which mixes lively policy insight with improv comedy on stage. Tane hopes to provide a venue that both explores policy nuance and let's us take a step back and laugh until we think.


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