In past years, when I worked to champion the arts in an organization or push a particular approach in order to break out of the traditional way of working etc., I would find myself advocating from an emotional and personal experience place, but with limited data to support my position. It felt challenging to create a dialogue with those who saw the arts as an “extra”, an “option”, or in the extreme, a “waste of time” needed to prioritize other works. So empowering to see studies like this! Check it out! https://www.allianceforarts.com/blog/2019/11/27/who-releases-largest-ever-evidence-report-on-arts-and-health
A quick shout out to the Coquitlam chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women for inviting me to speak last week. It was a wonderful time to learn more about your group and share my passion for Theatre, Drama and the Power of Story in Everyday Life. Such lovely hosts!
Christmas memories on YPT tour, around 1993…gulp
So proud to have been a part of the fantastic Arts Club Acting Intensive and honoured to write the wrap up guest blog! Click on the link to read all about it! Arts Club Acting Intensive Blog
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The launch of a website, the launch of a new career path…