Enrique Márquez talks about serving young artists

Enrique Márquez, Director of Music for the Interlochen Center for the Arts, shares his leadership approach and methods for serving the next generation of artists.
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Announcing Human-Centered Change & Innovation Weekly

We’re about two months into the re-birth and re-branding of Blogging Innovation as Human-Centered Change and Innovation. At the same time I brought my multiple author blog back to life, I also created a weekly newsletter to bring all of … Continue reading →
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‘They broke my heart’: sculptor laments Central Park Covid monument removal

Sergio Furnari concedes he did not have permit for sculpture made with $4,000 grant from New York CityA giant sculpture installed this week at the south-eastern corner of Central Park in New York City as a tribute to healthcare workers and Covid-19 victims has been taken down – an apparent casualty of confusion and red tape.The Italian sculptor behind the large red heart, Sergio Furnari, said he was walking by Grand Army Plaza on Thursday afternoon with friends when he noticed that his Heroes He...
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The appearance of the goddess Discord: Gustave Moreau and a mythical tradition

A vivid demonstration of how Greek myths may appear today in unexpected ways was displayed in the Gustave Moreau exhibition at Waddesdon Manor, which took place between June and October 2021. The exhibition presented a series of Moreau’s watercolours, commissioned by Anthony Roux in 1879, illustrating the Fables of La Fontaine. One of the fables (Book VI, Fable XX) describes Discord, the Greek goddess Eris, beginning with her ejection from Olympus for causing dispute among the gods with an apple...
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Juliet Stevenson: ‘The perception of women of my age is so reductive’

The actor, 65, on growing up in a loving family, recognising her partner, and getting more interesting while the parts she is offered get less interestingMy earliest memory is jumping off a little stone wall in the garden in Australia. I called it my jumping wall. It felt at least 30ft high and enormously brave. It was probably lower than knee height. It’s my first memory of an adrenaline rush. My dad was in the army and we were posted all around the world. I went to Australia on a boat with my ...
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Elizabeth Zimmer: Noticing Dance Is Getting Harder And Harder

If dance artists turn on the critics who take the trouble to notice them, artists will have an even harder time trying to connect with audiences. They will wind up alone in the dark, surrounded by empty chairs, talking to themselves.   – Village Voice
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Resource: Tons of Food-Related Prompts

Here at Theatrefolk, we love a good prompt collection! We’ve got outdoor prompts, job/occupation prompts, location prompts, and this collection is all about food! Don’t worry — all of these prompts are school-appropriate, and diet culture-free.  Use the following fifty prompts for improv scenes or playwriting exercises, and you’ll find fifty more prompts in the […]
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Spruce Peak Arts – Director of Development

Organization Spruce Peak Arts is dedicated to using the inspiration and creativity of the performing arts to fulfill its ambitious mission to inspire, educate, and entertain all of us, all year round. Spruce Peak Arts delivers engaging experiences for all ages that connect audiences to the performing arts in deep, meaningful, and delightful ways. The organization’s goal is to be both collaborator and catalyst and to inspire the imagination of the audience and the artist through unforgettable...
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Artistic Director – Orlando Ballet

ORLANDO BALLET invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Artistic Director. Serving in a co-leadership role with Orlando Ballet’s Executive Director, the Artistic Director is responsible for conceiving, developing, and implementing all artistic programs of the organization and articulating this direction internally as well as to the broader community. The next Artistic Director will possess a deep understanding of and commitment to dance, anchored in classical bal...
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