Category Archives: Creative Process

Letting go of shame-full beliefs…

A few weeks ago, our BUST circus intensive class did three public performances. This is how, in one sense, we brought BUST to a close. I’ve been blogging about the six-week experience throughout. When it came to an end, I was overflowing with … Continue reading

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“Whatchyadoin’?” – more musings on being led by our red noses

Wise Fool red noses (a.k.a. clowns) are leading me to all sorts of curious places. Last night we did solo and partner performances. I did my first solo performance and I tanked it. I wasn’t funny.  I had trouble navigating … Continue reading

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Creating healthy relationships – it matters to social change!

Recently, I was talking to two different people about working with the arts to engage children in social change. I was struck by how they were telling me more or less the same story with their different scenarios. My starting … Continue reading

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Love, Power & Social Change…

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about power. I have a strong sense these days that when it comes to changing the way we live together – to create more nurturing, restorative and regenerative communities – our outcomes depend heavily … Continue reading

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Courage on Stilts – the brave face of conscious creativity

I am writing this post from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Last week, I spent a day at a kid’s circus camp in Peñasco about an hour outside of Sante Fe. My time there kicked off by helping out in the group … Continue reading

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Quickie – How consciously are you giving life to your creations?

Life is a collective creative process. What we blandly and vaguely call social change is about changing the way we live together. Thus, it is also a collective creative process. The process results in creations, which can take on infinite … Continue reading

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Find a partner and create play…

Well, I’m so glad to be blogging again after nearly a rather long hiatus. I’m still very much thinking about creativity, creative process. And dance. Sometime in April, I went to an ecstatic dance night in Vauxhall, London hosted by Urubu. I … Continue reading

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