"In my family, there were a lot of artists, artisans, and art lovers. So, it’s always been a part of who I am... I knew I wanted to be a part of connecting art and community."
Dr. Adrienne Starks is the founder and CEO of STREAM Innovations, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering young innovators, particularly in underserved schools and communities. The CO.STARTERS graduate shares with us her passion for science and the arts and her work as an AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Ambassador focused on spotlighting women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in the media. https://youtu.be/-p8OFc4jFtI
Salaam Green is a community activist, educator, spoken word artist, and founder of Literary Healing Arts. This week on Virtual Conversations with Creatives, Salaam shares how writing helped her heal, how forced isolation has changed her creative process, and why now is the best time for even non-writers to begin writing for themselves. https://youtu.be/JDOKXqqbaZ8
"We crave connection, and I think that is what theatre is all about — connecting stories to audiences and, more importantly, finding the common experiences and emotions that connect us all."