CWMF: Nate Interviews James Duncan!

CONNECTING WITH MY FUTURE (CWMF)

Nate Oppel (13 years old) Interviews James Duncan, one of the stars of War Horse.

READ NATE’S REFLECTION ON HIS EXPERIENCE

“After seeing War Horse, I was amazed at the skill it takes to operate the life-sized horse puppet. It was a great show and I’m glad I […]

By |May 30th, 2012|Featured|1 Comment

Special Preview: Nate’s Interview With James Duncan

Special Preview: Nate’s Interview With James Duncan

Enjoy this sneak peek of 13 year-old Nate Oppel’s interview with James Retter Duncan, one of the stars of War Horse! Full interview coming out Wednesday!

 

 

By |May 29th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

A Behind the Scenes Look at the Incredible Puppets of War Horse!

A Behind the Scenes Look at the Incredible Puppets of War Horse!

As you eagerly anticipate Nate’s interview with James Retter Duncan, one of the stars of War Horse, I thought I would share a behind the scenes look at the show. As I watched this TED talk video all I […]

By |May 28th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

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