Meet Dr. Nicholas Gross, a scientist-educator, who is leading conversations on and innovations in the role of improvisation in STEM classrooms. In this video interview, you hear a small part of how improvisation provides a language for the kinds of interactions desired in the classroom. On Oct. 29th at 12pm, you can attend his talk in the BU Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Series. This is one of a number of efforts that use performance-based approaches to improve science communication. You're also welcome to participate in a Creating Conversations in STEM Classrooms workshop on Jan 10, 2015. Nicholas is also part of the organizing committee for the Cultivating Ensembles in STEM Education and Research conference to be hosted by the UC Berkeley TRUST Center, June 10-12th, 2015.