Get Involved


Our members are business professionals and academics who use improvisation tools, experience, and theory for human development and training in communities and organizations. Our network includes consultants, managers, trainers, coaches, facilitators, performers and academics.

Becoming a member is free and you do not need any previous experience of applied improvisation. Members can engage with our online community as well as join or establish a local AIN group.




The AIN annually hosts a world conference. Members and practitioners are invited to participate and host talks or workshops.

Past Conferences


Certified Practitioners

The AIN works to raise the standards of facilitators, consultants and coaches and invites individuals that meet our professional standards and experience to apply for practitioner status. Certified Applied Improvisation Practitioners subscribe to the AIN code of conduct and ethics and demonstrating a commitment to professional standards. A mentor scheme is also available to members in achieving their certified practitioner status.

Certified Practitioner Criteria

Local Groups

Individuals are able to establish an AIN Local Group for their community. These operate autonomously and are run by a local committee. Currently there are local groups across Europe, North American and Asia.

Find Your Local Group


Specialist Interest Groups

Our specialist interest groups are based online. Members are able to apply to become a member of an existing specialist group or form a new group. So far we have specialist interest groups in the following areas: Humanitarian Sector.