Retro Spec at Knoll Farm

Retro Spec at Knoll Farm

The Refuge at Knoll Farm is a retreat center set in a spectacular, private setting that has a long history of changing how people think and work together. Offering space for deep conversation, reflection and celebration, the Refuge is set on a working farm amid...
What is Applied Theater?

What is Applied Theater?

Much of the creative format facilitated by In Tandem Arts is influenced by Applied Theater. Applied Theater encourages inquiry about a stopping block or issue. It employs a practice of questioning, discussing, and addressing an issue, “…as opposed to focusing on...
What is Cultural Organizing?

What is Cultural Organizing?

“Every moment of major social change requires a collective leap of imagination. Political transformation must be accompanied not just by spontaneous and organized expressions of unrest and risk, but by an explosion of mass creativity.”  — Jeff Chang, author of Can’t...
Moving Toward Creativity

Moving Toward Creativity

At this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, The Atlantic asked a group of professors, engineers, and journalists how to absorb information effectively and move towards creativity. “What we need to work on is getting comfortable with struggle in learning,” says the journalist...
An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization?

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization?

An award-winning playwright argues that the in-the-moment interplay between actors and audience can help us cope with an increasingly virtual world. “Somehow we are sold the story that this narrowing of the world into streams of monetized information is actually...
ITA & Rosie’s Girls Collaboration

ITA & Rosie’s Girls Collaboration

Thanks to Meg Hammond, ITA’s Trish Denton had the pleasure of working with lighting designer Cavan Meese and Percussionist Jane Boxall to create a one-of-a-kind performance with Rosie’s Girls Vermont. Rosie’s Girls is a 3-week day camp that helps build strong,...