The Daring Believer – Activating Self Love

01st Jan 2018

Belief is the gravity and the helium of our hearts.

Unconditional Love, The Artistic Process & Owning How to Lead

11th Nov 2017

Speaking Truth To Power by Jess Pillmore, Artistic Director “For far too many years, I held onto the idea that love was conditional — and so I would look for...

There Will Always Be Another Hoop, Until…

05th Apr 2017

We are experiencing the law of diminishing returns. The industrial revolution has taken its toll on how we, as artists, learn and teach. Only teaching artists can stop it.

From Inside the Fog: Embracing the Unknown

04th Nov 2016

Your art starts right here with how you choose to handle the unknown.

Bringing All of You Into The Room

03rd Nov 2016

The more you own who you are in this moment, in this skin, in this conscious reality, the more you expand your possibilities in your art.

Conscious Creation: An Identity of Your Own Making

27th Oct 2016

Whether you’re claiming your horizon or defining your non-negotiables, there is one solid ingredient that you must own first: your identity. We all have one (or many) we actively use,...

Non-negotiables: Why You Must Say No

10th Oct 2016

If you’re in it for the long haul, if you want to do more than survive, it’s imperative to learn when to say no.

The Gift of Creative Community

21st Dec 2015

Guest blogger, Melissa Bergstrom, gives some helpful tips to consciously develop a supportive and challenging creative community. (Holiday Trees by Annie Spratt, cc) It’s mid December already (despite the lack of...

You Don’t Need a Five- or Ten-Year Plan. You Need A Horizon

18th Nov 2015

(Photo by Dennis Wilkinson, cc) Art lives in the unknown. It is a personal exploration of “what if…” And yet, that is not what most schools and business practices model....

LEARNED HELPLESSNESS: A Fear to Hope (Sustainable Artistry Series #1)

18th Sep 2015

“Defining non-negotiables with my art sounds nice, but there’s no way.  I won’t be able to pick and choose projects. Once I get out of college, I’ll have bills to pay, rent,...

Own Your Actions, Not Other Beings

28th May 2015

The world is shifting to a role of stewardship not ownership. How does this affect parenting, animal rights, media, artistry, and education? A ton!

DEVISING: It’s Different, How?

17th Mar 2015

Devising allows you to build the muscles of inventing, playing, and editing in real time, on your feet.

In Me I Trust

25th Jan 2015

If trust = risk taking, how much do I trust myself? Not an easy answer, it turns out.

Failure: You Can Count On It

24th Jan 2015

You're going to have one of those days, when everything goes wrong... You can count on it. But I have the panacea. No, seriously, I do.

The Currency of Trust

23rd Jan 2015

The importance of trust in relationships, work, and risk taking.

Mindful of Your Collaborators

22nd Jan 2015

We live in a collaborative world. Very little, if anything, is truly done alone without any guidance or contribution from another person.

You Are Your Business… And More.

21st Jan 2015

But here's a truth that set me free, and I offer it to you: There is only one you. You are all of your identities.

Empathy & The Unknown – Devising’s Life Lessons

20th Jan 2015

Devising life. Losing players. Coming to terms with not knowing. All with love.

NOVEL IDEA: The Art of Asking

19th Jan 2015

In Amanda Palmer's revealing and generous book, "The Art of Asking", she pinpoints what her entire artistic drive has been towards: "PLEASE. BELIEVE ME. I'M REAL. THIS HURTS."


17th Nov 2014

Embrace need. Be proud of need. It is the key to success.