St. Louis, MO • USA • International
Training and facilitation in the following areas:
LGBTQ+ Inclusion and Infusion
Playfulness & Self-care
Strategies for Communication
“Ed Reggi is a great facilitator and someone that has really inspired me to develop my storytelling skills. He not only has the technical skills but also the spirit that inspires others to achieve great things.”
- Engineer at Raytheon
Ed Reggi is a lifelong storyteller who has the stories to prove it. Growing up in the Big Apple, Ed first honed his acting by sneaking into the NBC studios located across the street from his Brooklyn home. He moved to St. Louis in the early 90's to finish his BFA at Fontbonne University and moved to Chicago where he studied improvisation at The Second City and with its' founder Paul Sills. While working with Sills, Ed began investigating the use of Viola Spolin's Theater Games in business and non-profit environments. He has become a pioneer in the Applied Improvisation field for the past two decades. His clients include SONY, Purina, Monsanto, Wells Fargo, Saint Louis Zoo, Healthworks Museum, Millstone Institute for Jewish Leadership, and BJC Healthcare. Today, you might catch Ed teaching improv on Oprah’s nationally syndicated reality show WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE’S. He also teaches Applied Improvisation at Saint Louis University & Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in their MBA Programs; Washington University Medical School and he is a Lead Facilitator for COCABiz. Reggi co-created an Emmy nominated public affairs television program for PBS and was recently awarded the Human Rights Campaign Equality Award.