What we're about
Founded in 2011, our group now has over 300 members, and this is SOME of what they do: making collaborative sculpture, making music, crafting, making video and film, making art in the environment, dancing, contact improvisation dancing, creating dances, being a bodyworker, creating collages, creating 3D illustration, writing plays, writing poetry, writing screenplays, cooking, making ceramics, , knitting , painting, drawing, tinkering, being silly, playing, making music, making rhythm, drumming, singing, playing the cello, playing guitar, playing the flute, being a sound healer, storytelling, making photographs, , making theatre , creating calligraphy, making screen prints, making new media, animating, creating costumes, improvisational acting, making sacred assemblage, cooking, carpentering, gardening, organizing, performing, designing landscapes, creating makeup artistry, creating spaces through florist arts, building with natural materials, performing with fire, trapezing, designing, lacemaking, needlework, sewing, dressing creatively, making machinima, making animation, being a stylist, balloon twisting, doing improv theater and comedy.
Here are some of the ideas members have had for upcoming meetups:
Improv theater gathering
Music jam session
Collaborate to make a big “Fantasy Fort” from cardboard boxes, then knock it down Godzilla-style
Make some cookies
Evening event with food, wine, and all the art supplies we can gather
Multidisciplinary improvisational experiential event following a structure such as “Struggle, Action, Resolution”
Improv storytelling, co-drawing
Improvisational playful creative gathering without any preconceived plan. Include music, movement, art, theatre, spoken word, etc.
Guided meditation gathering
Paint the river of life
Painting and dancing at the same time (paint-dancing)
Group mural making
Create a large sculpture using found objects
Make mud sculptures
Make earth art
Gardening creatively together
Dancing with film projections
Have someone write a short story, animate the story, have someone else make some music, and someone else tell a story
Take a creative journey into nature
Make a video
Dance on a canvas, and as we dance our feet create a piece of art
Collaborative writing: screenplays, sketches, monologs, satires, short stories, etc.
Make a living wall together
Exploring structures and scores integrating dance, voice, and improvisation, with the astrological
Interpretive dance as a group
Collectively provide renewal specifically to changemakers and social justice minded professionals
Writing & telling stories where everyone contributes a piece
Group creation of a sound-generating installation (stations with shakers, chimes, etc.), and then making a recording of a group musical improvisation.
Appeals to you? Join our group!