Tom Burmester offered “group juggling” that he has used for years to create group togetherness among undergrads in theater settings (see video above), and because the intensity of passing many balls around between people at the same seems to make Read More …
Kevin O’Connor offered string-kite-becoming, my name for the score (light instructions) in which two people hold ends of a short string and one “flies” the other like a kite. Then exchanging roles. This also seems to quite quickly create a Read More …
Mike Chin offered Bunraku puppeting as a group improvisational possibility. This involves building on the Japanese Bunraku theatre tradition in which three people manipulate one puppet together, with group breathing practices and shared projected experience of the puppet. There seems Read More …
* Create spaces and times for shared experience/experimentation. Take time.
* Stay open, attend to differences, especially neurodiversity, and always ask why we are doing this.
* Start with what we have, our skills, training, teaching, ideas, practices, equipment, and desires.
* Connect with other labs, co-invent, share happenings, and co-teach across them.
* Make platforms that are open content, public, and modifiable.
* Choose over-crediting rather than under-crediting.
* Prioritize the above goals before thinking about experiments, equipment, measurements, and publications.