The Agile Blues Band

We are not American. Upping your persona without playing the trump card.
Jack Pinter


Jack Pinter
Jack Pinter

Jack Pinter runs Square One Partnership, which creates and delivers innovative learning initiatives designed to transform and revitalise the world of work. Following his commitment to eradicate desperately dull and pointless communication, Jack shared his course ‘Alternatives to Powerpoint,’ with clients across a range of industries. Jack uses a panoply of interactive experiential techniques and paradigms designed to people build trust, better engage audiences and create memorable messages.

Jack’s has enjoyed a polymorphous career as a jazz musician, journalist, storyteller, playwright, composer, facilitator and coach. Along the way he’s appeared in or with Dizzy Gillespie, Tom Waits, Yoko Ono, The Grand Ole Opry, The Boston Globe, The National Theatre, The Orange Tree Theatre. Channel Four Television Cisco Systems, McKinsey Consulting and Accenture.

His work has and non-fiction writing at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, USA. He worked as a journalist for The Middletown Press, and was a regular contributor to Advocate Newspapers. His work has also appeared in Northeast Magazine, Connecticut Magazine and The Boston Globe. As a playwright, his work has been staged by The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond (UK) and The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury (UK). He’s also received commissions from Channel 4 Television, PBS Television in the USA, and The English Shakespeare Company. Jack has shown leaders at Price-Waterhouse Coopers, Skandia Wealth Management and Motorola how to improve their writing, and has devised a business writing skills course for PNC Bank in the USA.

He has featured as a storyteller in projects for The Royal National Theatre, The Lyric Hammersmith and. He has contributed songs and music for film, television and theatre productions, and has performed with Tom Waits, Anastacia, Marianne Faithfull, Dizzy Gillespie, and most recently, actor-turned-singer Tim Robbins.

Jack’s passion for experiential learning inspires him to use interactive exercises, tools and techniques to create lively, stimulating and engaging learning programs. Jack’s expertise in persuasive communication was developed during a wide-ranging early career in the arts, as an improviser, journalist, playwright and theatre director. As a storyteller, Jack has featured in projects for The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Glyndebourne Festival Opera and The Royal National Theatre, where he has also devised and directed over fifty educational theatre projects. As a playwright, his work has been staged by The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond and The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury. Jack began his career as a jazz musician, and has appeared with Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespie, Tom Waits, Marianne Faithfull and, most recently, Yoko Ono, Patti Smith and Boy George.

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