Creativity Toolbox – All Levels
Saturday 7/31. 10:00 – 11:30 am MDT
$30 class (no recording).
Prerequisites: An open mind and urge to play!
What tickles your creative mind and spirit? How do we get into a creative mindset? This workshop provides specific tools for your toolbox. From what inspires you now –– to sourcing for new inspiration, and how to turn your ideas into whatever creative project you want to undertake (movement, visual art, song, etc). Working with writing prompts and tabletop creative exercises, you’ll come away stimulated with fresh ideas.
Supplies: paper / pen.
Nancy Smith is the founder and artistic director of Boulder, Colorado, based Frequent Flyers® Productions since its inception in 1988 and the international Aerial Dance Festival since 1999. Based in Boulder, Colorado since 1985, she has taught aerial dance and Skinner Releasing Technique around the US. Her work with Frequent Flyers® Productions has been seen in the Bahamas, Boston, Utah, Louisiana, California, Montreal, Washington DC, and throughout Colorado. The Company has performed for many corporate clients, including Cirque du Soleil, Patron Spirits, Denver Broncos and more. Her choreography was performed at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, in collaboration with the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra March, 2017 and received a standing ovation and multiple curtain calls. Ms. Smith has received numerous awards and honors including the “REAL” award for arts, “Living Legend of Dance” honor from the Carson Brierly Giffin Library at DU; “Women Who Light the Community” award, the first “Cutting Edge” Award from the Colorado Dance Alliance, the Boulder County Pacesetters Award for Arts and Entertainment, a Neodata Endowment Fellowship in Dance, and the “Arts Innovation Award” from the Colorado Federation of the Arts. Ms. Smith and colleague, Jayne Bernasconi (Baltimore, MD) co-authored the only Aerial Dance history book, Aerial Dance, published, June, 2008 by Human Kinetics.