Thurman E. Scott
On Theatre and Society
Essays written by Thurman E. Scott -
The Necessity of Process and Potential Power
In the Theatre and in American Society
The American theatre and American society as a whole have tremendous potential to create.
The Creative Power Of The Word
The creative process of our acting and writing technique was conceived, practiced and struggled through for many years of success and failure. It was born in a dimly lit studio where inspiration vibrated in the shadows and hollowness, where young minds hungered for this expression of new beginnings and where the instrument of expression awaited new forms and new enthusiasm.
Children's Contribution To Society, Creative
Process And The Young Peoples Creative Workshop
We live in a time of broken form. The tradition of family life is broken. Children frequently grow up in a broken family structure. I created The Young Peoples Creative Workshop to teach children some guidelines for living through the techniques of acting and writing.
My Process Of Teaching Children
We opened our doors to the youth of our city and their critical need for creative guidance and outlet for expression. We started The Young Peoples Creative Workshop which is a free class in creative development for children.
All Humans Are Creative Beings
We of The Actors Theatre Workshop have always had to find a very creative way to run our business. For nearly twenty years, before we were located at 145 West 28th Street in New York City, we were creating new material and searching for new, alternative, original techniques with which to develop our expressions in the written word and in creative action. Our collective struggle kept us in an on-going creative process.
Looking Into The Future
One of the foundations of my life on earth, since I was a small child in the backfields of Cora Peak, North Carolina, was the time I spent at night gazing from the rooftops into the outer reaches of space, dreaming and wondering, hoping for the opportunity to put into a practical, visionary expression my faith, my dreams and my deep longing to contribute to the enlightenment and support of human expression.
The Necessity of Creative Process in Our New
Century and Beyond
In our present time, from all around the globe, there is a cry,a demand, an intensity, searching for creative spiritual growth.People from all walks of life are sounding a clarion call to discover and build new pathways leading to the development of all the tools our Creator gave us.
Digging for Gold
During the California gold rush of 1849, people came from all over the country hoping to strike it rich. Sometimes they paid large sums of money for maps that they believed would lead them to riches.