Making New Ideas | Jeff Redman

Our second January series here on ALT/space was inspired by an interesting confluence of December submissions from our contributors. Completely independent of each other, four of our writers sent in a story relating a can’t, not, or aren’t in relation to art making. This is truly the beauty of ALT/space for me — how our […]

Now You’re Really Speaking My Language | Victoria Row-Traster

After a year off to take care of my new baby daughter (thank you United Kingdom and your awesome maternity policies!) and I was excited to get back into the classroom. Before I could start the in-school residency, however, there was a one-week training program where myself and other teaching artists from the National worked […]

When Art Meets Life | Jeff Redman

Back in February, I was part of a unique experiment in collaboration with the students in my drama class.  Partnering with the eighth grade humanities classes, under the direction of their teacher, Fady Tabbara, we attempted to create an original theater piece that dealt with the heavy subject of Modern Day Slavery. Fady and I […]

Best Seat in the Islands | Daniel A. Kelin, II

As I sat in in the center of the newly-dedicated, freshly painted outdoor cement basketball court, surrounded by a couple of hundred local folks watching youth I had worked with perform, it dawned on me that these local audiences are truly the best audiences in the world.  At 7:00 pm on a Saturday night at the […]

Finding Creative Courage | Kim Jordan

I teach college acting classes to non-acting majors at three different college sites. One is a traditional four-year liberal arts college with students whose basic Maslow’s needs are well-met. The other two take place at two separate academic centers for one statewide Community College system. The first of these is in a relatively urban area […]