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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?

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Your Life: DON’T TOSS IT. REPURPOSE IT.

06th Jan 2013

Don't wait for someone else to repurpose or reclaim you! You can to do that yourself.

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Character Work – Get in Any Way You Can

05th Jan 2013

Radical character work - by any means necessary!

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Failing Gloriously – Manifesto Sneak Peek

10th Nov 2012

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

Photo courtesy - Doug Wheller

Running Hot & Cold

12th Oct 2012

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

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Plus Points to Failing

01st Oct 2012

Whenever you get concerned or frightened of failure, listen to Paul Simon’s Graceland. Listen and know that this Grammy Award winning album would never have happened if Paul Simon had...

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An Artist’s Impulse – The Gates

29th Sep 2012

Christo's The Gates. True answers are within. Provocations come from interaction. The process & the product are interdependent.

Photo courtesy Dewin Anguas Barnette

Tapping into Your Childlike Instincts

12th Sep 2012

“I began to think of children not as immature adults, but of adults as atrophied children.” K. Johnstone “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once...

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FLYING CLOSER… Part 2 – Seth Godin’s Intensive

01st Sep 2012

Summarize your dream, 'Go To Market' strategies, assets/needs & entice in 5-minutes?!

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FLYING CLOSER TO THE SUN – Seth Godin’s Summer Intensive

19th Aug 2012

My three days with best selling author and entrepreneur, Seth Godin, part 1 Read more...

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Habits – Stop Falling Back on Them… please

18th Aug 2012

Creating vibrant work requires honesty. Honesty doesn't reside in habits. Read more...

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Projecting Your Self

12th Aug 2012

The larger the house the more you need to project. Read more...

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Actively Waiting

02nd Jul 2012

'Good things come from waiting in the wings for your space, for your timing to present itself.' A playground lesson learned decades a go waiting to jump in to double dutch... Read more...

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Artist Statement

14th May 2012

I am a revolutionary who believes in one’s potential not one’s past. I am digging deep, following arts’ roots to the source of humanity... Read more...

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Auditions are Two-Way Streets

14th Apr 2012

Actors must come into auditions on a healthier foot than “please give me this job/college spot, I beg of you.”... Read more...

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Master Class video – 2011 Actor Devised Theatre

16th Jan 2012

Last summer Episcopal School brought Creatively Independent in for a Master Class week of Physical Theatre.  It turned into a joyous adventure of actor devised work exploring the themes inside...

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Teaching as an Art Form and a LAB

29th Nov 2011

The classroom, rehearsal hall or lab is where one must try anything and everything for the sake of the exercise or tool to be explored... Read more...

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Summer Explorations in Dance & Theatre – MFA explorations

12th Oct 2011

An educational romp through Berkshires' art in the summer... ... Read more...

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A Living Study – MFA essay

20th Sep 2011

This is just another clear example of how the seemingly individual threads of my life – work, motherhood, marriage, art – are woven into an intricate and ever-changing pattern of me. Which makes me question are any of us truly individuals? Even inside ourselves, there are many selves. Are we all tiny communities built out of tinier communities, all trying to focus on a common goal?

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What am I watching: the performance or the performer?

09th Sep 2011

A critical essay on a strong individual’s exploration inside the dance world. Read more...

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