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So far Lisa Phillips has created 41 blog entries.

Introducing…Connecting With My Future!

Introducing…Connecting With My Future!
There are so many kids who are truly passionate about becoming a musician, dancer, actor, or artist, but have no mentors or ways to move forward. There is such a gap between what young people know about careers in the arts, and the current reality. That is […]

By |May 27th, 2012|Featured|4 Comments

The Art of Problem Solving

The Art of Problem Solving
Convincing people of the importance of an education in the arts can be a tough sell. In 2012, math and science are heralded above all else and the general public still tends to overlook the arts. When a school faces budget cuts – music, visual art […]

By |May 22nd, 2012|Featured|5 Comments

The Joy of the Arts: An Interview with Michael Brandwein

The Joy of the Arts: An Interview with Michael Brandwein
Lisa: With shrinking arts funding, arts educators have been forced to emphasize how the arts can positively influence academic success. These concerns have come to overshadow the idea that the arts can have positive effects on many aspects of our lives […]

By |May 14th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

Learning How To Learn From The Masters: Lisa Phillips Interviews Michael Brandwein

Learning How To Learn From The Masters: Lisa Phillips Interviews Michael Brandwein
Lisa: Thank you so much for joining me Michael! I’m going to jump right in with the first question. Can you tell me about your experiences in theatre? I understand you have a background at The Second City.

Michael: Yes! […]

By |May 8th, 2012|Featured|1 Comment

How The Arts Influenced Michael Brandwein – A New Interview Series

How The Arts Influenced Michael Brandwein – A New Interview Series
As someone who has made the choice to help young people discover their best self, it has always been important to me to learn as much as I can about leadership. My vehicle to facilitate this discovery has been the […]

By |April 26th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

The Commitment Difference

The Commitment Difference
Commitment. In this day and age it is almost a four-letter word. What is it about the mere mention of the word that can send the wishy-washy running for the hills? It seems there are not many people willing to make a commitment anymore. I recently read that […]

By |March 2nd, 2012|Featured|2 Comments

You Never Know When Someone May Catch A Dream From You

You Never Know When Someone May Catch A Dream From You
I have read a lot of inspirational words that have motivated me in my work and have pushed me to take my artistic skills to new heights. I have been fortunate to have been surrounded by family and friends who […]

By |January 8th, 2012|Featured|2 Comments

A New Year’s Resolution

A New Year’s Resolution
Okay, so how many of you remember this…you are about 12 years old and you are sitting in school and your teacher asks a question to the class. You are pretty sure that you know the answer, but you hesitate. You don’t raise your hand. Something inside […]

By |January 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions
As the holiday season is upon us, it is a perfect time to reflect on moments in life that have become tradition. One tradition that sticks out in my mind is going to see The National Ballet of Canada’s production of The Nutcracker. I saw the production several times […]

By |December 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Dancer In Me

The Dancer In Me
Did you ever have a dream when you were a kid of what you wanted to be when you were grown up? …well I wanted to be a “fly girl” on the TV Show In Living Color. For those who have no clue what that show is, […]

By |December 15th, 2011|Featured|0 Comments