Institute faculty Mary Fridley and Marian Rich have been tapped to present at the national conference of the International Society of Humor Studies in Oakland, California in July, on the history and development of their popular, philosophical/ performatory workshop, “Laughing Matters.
International Class (2012/13) alumni S. Paola López and Chris Reyman, creators of the pro-play and improv organization, in2improv, have been regular visitors to Ciudad Juárez at the invitation of community development group, Ciudadanos Comprometidos con la Paz (Citizens Committed to P
What’s Developing in a World in Crisis? London All Stars Is! International Class (2013/14) alumna Elena Boukouvala and All Stars Project of London organizers Brian Mullin and Chantelle Burley invited Lois Holzman on the second leg of her London tour to lead a workshop for
More than 400 participants from 34 countries attended Performing the World 2014 (PTW) at the All Stars Project’s national headquarters in New York City. The biennial autumn conference, co-sponsored by the Institute and All Stars Project, Inc., brought together performance activists, e
Educators from the US and several other countries, in town for the 11th International Transformative Learning Conference, at Teachers College, Columbia University, spent a pre-conference afternoon with Institute director Lois Holzman. Her workshop, entitled Spaces to Become A Head Tal
Institute Director Lois Holzman recently returned from an invited speaking tour to Japan organized by colleagues there with whom she has been building relationships since her first visit to Japan organized in 2012 by Professor Yuji Moro of the University of Tsukuba. Moro was joined by
This report just in from 2008 International Class alumna Ishita Sanyal (second-from-right in photo above). Her new documentary film project, Open the Doors, which she co-directed with Abhishek Ganguli, recently premiered at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum in Kolkata. Sp
This report just in from International Class (2008-9) alumna Celiane Camargo-Borges, recounting her recent trip to Uganda to volunteer with Hope for Youth Uganda, founded by fellow International Class colleague Peter Nsubuga.
That’s play maven and longtime Institute colleague and educator Tony Perone (4th from l.) and Institute pedagogy director and play-pal Carrie Lobman (6th from l.) in the pointy-green elf hats — taking a bow after a performance at annual conference of The Association for th
At the invitation of longtime colleagues Fernanda Liberali, Cecelia Magalhaes and MuriloMocheta, the Institute’s pedagogical director Carrie Lobman spent ten days in São Paolo and Maringa, Brazil, introducing social therapeutic methodology to 225 therapists, special educa