Meet some of our people in China

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Lilian has worked in cross-border mergers and acquisitions for some years in Shanghai. She has worked with major players from multinational corporations to startups in various industries (FMCG, Industrials, Tech Startups, etc).Lilian is also a professional bilingual actor with Zmack Shanghai and Kaixin Mahua Theatre Group, China’s premiere professional Mandarin improv team. She is part of 4 active improv teams including Zmack’s Musical Improv Team. Lilian is born in the UK and has lived in Singapore, California, Beijing and Shanghai since. She is adaptable and a natural cross-cultural communicator.

Elva is one of China’s pioneers in adapting improv to applied learning for Chinese language learners.  Elva is a founding member of 芝麻控 Shanghai’s premiere Mandarin language improv performance team. She works in small group coaching, presentation skills development, role-play, team building and communication skills development.  She is skilled helping learners link activities and principles back to their work and personal lives.


Prior to her experience as a performer and applied improv coach Elva used improvisational skills and philosophy as a successful sales person in multinational and local Chinese companies.  Her experiences help her provide a bridge between western and Chinese business and theatrical. She has recently performed role-play and coaching with Peers and Players for Cisco Systems.