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“Performed by the People Who Lived It”: Theatre 55 Stages Shows Older Adults Want

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In this blog post, Lifetime Arts Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ed Friedman, talks about Theatre 55, a  company founded in 2018 by Richard Hitchler in St. Paul, Minnesota, whose mission is “to enrich the lives …

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“Tell me about a time when you were resilient.”

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For the past three years, Dane Stauffer has been teaching a storytelling program series at the Park Square Theater in Minneapolis, MN. Dane was in the middle of teaching the last segment when COVID-19 forced …

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Acting Out! An Intergenerational Theatre Performance

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Gloria King and Jarahn Cosby perform, “Acting Out!,” at “Advancing Creative Aging in NYC,” a convening held on February 7, 2020 at the Ford Foundation in New York to celebrate and share the findings from …

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Annie Montgomery, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with Lifetime Arts’ Director of Education, Annie Montgomery, she talks about how her passion for theatre inspired her to become a teaching artist, and how a colleague invited her to co-teach one …

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Creative Aging Enrollment at Pasadena Conservatory of Art Increases

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Since the fall of 2018, the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, part of the National Guild for Community Art Education’s Catalyzing Creative Aging Initiative, has continued to see an enrollment increase due to its adult 55+ …

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Dance and Movement at Home with Dance for PD, a program of the Mark Morris Dance Group

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Dance for PD is committed to supporting the global community and encouraging people living with Parkinson’s to keep dancing during a time when live classes may not be available. They are providing regularly-scheduled live online community …

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David DeBlieck, Teaching Artist

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Teaching artist, David DeBlieck currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Dance in the Theater Department at the College of St Benedict & St John’s University. Since 2010, David has conducted numerous workshops and …

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David Deblinger, Teaching Artist

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In this interview, performing artist, David Deblinger, talks about how he began his performing arts career after graduating from the New York’s High School of Performing Arts in the 1980’s. From there, he worked for …

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Debra Pasquerette, Teaching Artist

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Debra Pasquerette, teaching artist and Manager of Community Engagement at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, CA, has worked with people of all generations across the community. As part of GRoW @ The …

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Digital Gold: Queering Flat Spaces

via American Alliance of Museums (AAM)   |   Article and Blog Post

During week eight of the LGBTQIA+ creative aging program, “Stay Gold,” offered at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson, COVID-19 hit and forced the museum to shut down. This article focuses on how the …

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