15th Nov 2014

Often 'being prepared' is attached to knowing, when it really means being ready to play in the unknown.

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!"


14th Jul 2014

You love your art. You love it in your life. You feel there could be more to all this creative fabulousness. Whether you’re full-time, part-time, amateur or professional, sustainable artistry is...

Want to Play?

15th Mar 2014

How are you playing with our work, relationship, life, surroundings…. Today? I don’t mean the cynical way adults use the word play–synonymous with manipulating or toying with in a power...


16th May 2013

A heated debate is happening over the internet focused on crowdfunding. The strongest question is: Who’s allowed to use this tool?

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?

Welcome, Digital Ensemble!

15th Feb 2013

Welcome! Here's where you can meet potential ensemble members on this journey...

Ensemble Roll Call – Book Preview

08th Jan 2013

The members of a beneficial ensemble are found sprinkled throughout time and place: where you are, where you were and, most importantly, where you want to be.


06th Jan 2013

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

Failing Gloriously – Manifesto Sneak Peek

10th Nov 2012

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

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...

Habits – Stop Falling Back on Them… please

18th Aug 2012

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

Play Today! – An Energy Game

08th Jun 2010

On the blog, we’re starting to spotlight exercises we use in rehearsals and workshops.  The key is never the game itself, it’s the use of it.  One game can be...

Creativity – Commitment

15th Feb 2010

When directing a play or teaching character work, I have many exercises dedicated to giving the actor the opportunity to live inside the world of the play.  We start these...

Independent – Play

30th Nov 2009

Somehow and somewhere we have lost our ability to play freely without judgment. I’m amazed at the amount of times I need to remind students, of any age, that they have an open opportunity to play within these exercises. They still feel closed off, shut down and simply not willing to let themselves go....

Creativity – Inspiration

20th Nov 2009

So, I’m in the process of writing a play.  About 3 months into this idea, I find myself trying to trace my steps backwards in order to keep on track...