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Dave Johnson, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview with poet and teaching artist, Dave Johnson, he talks about how he got started as a teaching artist at Poets House, a poetry library in New York City. His teaching artist career …

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Frank Ingrasciotta, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview, performing artist Frank Ingrasciotta, talks about how he discovered educational theatre and how one of his performances at a senior living center led him to teaching a memoir writing workshop to senior …

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Jilann Spitzmiller

via National Endowment for the Arts   |   Audio and Podcast

In this podcast from the National Endowment for the Arts, award-winning filmmaker, Jilann Spitzmiller, talks about “Still Dreaming,” a film which looks at former actors over 80 in an assisted living facility rehearsing and performing, …

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Leveraging Existing Infrastructure for Creative Aging at Brooklyn Public Library

Case Study

Supported wholeheartedly by Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) leadership, creative aging programming has become an integral part of the library’s offerings for their older adults. By leveraging pre-existing resources and infrastructure and dedicating support towards the …

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Partnerships Key to Sustainability for Dances for a Variable Population

Case Study

Through clear and innovative programming, active demonstration of program benefits, and equal investment in their community of teaching artists and participants, Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) has been able to build successful, lasting relationships …

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Thriving As We Age

via TED Talks   |  

From YouTube: “Tim Carpenter is the founder of EngAGE and host/producer of the EXPERIENCE TALKS radio show. EngAGE is a nonprofit that transforms aging and the way people think about aging by turning affordable senior …

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