Collaboration is messy; it means fights, and feelings sometimes getting hurt. It means stepping back and trusting that the group knows the right direction, it means letting the story come organically instead of trying to force it.
About Bonnie Gabel
Bonnie Gabel is a director, theater maker, and arts educator. She has taught theater, creative movement, acrobatics, digital storytelling, puppet making, and costume design and construction to children and adults of all ages. Bonnie currently works as a drama integration specialist with grades preK-8 with KidSmART in New Orleans. She leads workshops for teachers on using theater techniques to reach multiple learning styles. She is artistic director of Night Light Collective, a multi-city women’s ensemble performance company that works through physical improvisation to create original work and re-envision classic texts.