BEING PREPARED

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!"

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.

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!

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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...

Projecting Your Self

12th Aug 2012

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bearing Witness – MFA work

07th Sep 2011

To observe without judgment, to help by not helping at all Staying, listening, recording... Read more...

Ensemble – Timing – The sooner, the better

24th Nov 2010

There are a lot of sayings that pop into my head with this one: “Timing is everything.” “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” All of these...

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