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.

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!

The Currency of Trust

23rd Jan 2015

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

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."

Enough Stats!

24th Oct 2014

After reviewing yet another study showing the effectiveness of the arts, shared across social media platforms in a desperate attempt to say "We matter!"... I shout, "ENOUGH!"

The Anatomy of Rebelling

16th Oct 2014

We yearn for the adrenaline that comes with high risk and passion.  An electrical current that zaps an audience when you blatantly rebel.   But, ironically enough, memorable rebellion has...

What Fuels Success Is…

29th Sep 2014

Your success rate is based on need. So, this is a plea to dream, to care, to need!

The “Unspoken Problem” in Education

17th Aug 2014

I will jump in the deep end and state: the core issue in education is ageism. A child’s individual voice, needs and methodologies are not recognized as valid solely based on age.

Behind the Book – Radio Interview

28th Jul 2014

Fun times during my recent radio interview with Carl Etnier at WGDR-WGDH on The Goddard Hour. He asked compelling questions about the book and our current application of it in...

The Contagious Effect of Possibilities

07th Dec 2013

"We can do that?" Amazement, fear, and excitement filled their eyes. The cast was astonished they were given the free rein to... BE.

Collaborative Leadership

14th Jun 2013

Are you a leader or a follower? A creatively independent person is both!

“Acting Means Pretending, Right?”

17th May 2013

The bridge between acting and pretending.

Tiny Experiences, Big Impact

09th May 2013

Today, in one of our Creativity Labs, a short inspiration led to a tiny experiment and became a big success! How tiny can you make this moment?

Discovery Music Appreciation

29th Apr 2013

Spring Semester, we have been exploring PERCUSSION, AC CAPPELLA and MUSIC IN UNEXPECTED PLACES. Our inspiration came from all over the world: America, Germany, South Africa, England, Ireland and Tibet....

Peddling Candy to the Starving – Theatre Games

31st Mar 2013

We are all hungry for play, so hungry you could feed us cotton candy and we would thank you... But at what price?

Set Backs – Now What?

07th Jan 2013

How do we get the car back online with a slight correction of the wheel without the fear-filled yank off the road?

Character Work – Get in Any Way You Can

05th Jan 2013

Radical character work - by any means necessary!

Failing Gloriously – Manifesto Sneak Peek

10th Nov 2012

Without the possibility of failure, nothing new can be discovered or accomplished.

Running Hot & Cold

12th Oct 2012

The fluidity of progressive education & how to chose your own path.

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