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Thursday, May 16 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Creating Communities of Hope as an Improvisation

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Four improv-inspired community organizers from New York and London will share how they are
building an after-school youth development program, a free university-like school for working
class adults, and an international training program in social therapeutics and performance
activism through the methodology of improvisation. A must for those interested in how
performance and improvisation can be used organize and build alternatives to our world’s over-
scripted institutions.


Chantelle Burley

Chantelle Burley (UK) co-organizer and trustee of the All Stars Project London, is a freelance drama educator and storyteller who works with groups of children and young people throughout the UK. She earned a BA in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education at the Royal Central School... Read More →

Daniel Friedman

Dan Friedman (USA), a life-long political and performance activist and grassroots educator, is the artistic director of the 37-year-old Castillo Theatre in New York City. For the past eight years, Friedman has also been the associate dean of UX, the All Stars Project’s free university-like... Read More →

Lois Holzman

Lois Holzman (USA) is the co-founder and director of the East Side Institute for Group and Short Term Psychotherapy and the founder and chair of the bi-annual Performing the World conferences. Her teaching, research and writing have developed in tandem with and in service to her... Read More →
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Brian Mullin

Co_Founder & Trustee, All Stars London
Brian Mullin (UK) co-organizer and trustee of the All Stars Project London is a playwright and dramaturg, who also has a long history of work in grassroots and community-based contexts. Born in the United States, he worked from 2004-2009 with the All Stars Project Inc. in New York... Read More →

Thursday May 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm BST
Seminar 3 (RV122) Ravensfield, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT