We saw this on Monday at the What Next conference on the future of arts funding (a blog on that to follow, next week). It’s our TED-of-the-week.
Category Archive: TED of the Week
Here at PP it is very important to us that everyone who works for the company strives for a healthy work/life balance.
In an industry known for its long hours, working evenings and weekends and complete lack of lunch breaks, it’s common to encounter some form of burn-out – especially given that most theatre organisations are ambitiously reaching for a standard and volume of output often just slightly beyond their theoretical means.
So we were hugely inspired then, when we watched these two TED talks about the importance and value of a healthy work/life balance.
So this isn’t technically a TED talk, but it does feature TED favourite Sir Ken Robinson, and the animation work that the RSA have done on the video is so incredible, it has beaten all TED contenders to become our TED(ish)-of-the-week.
This talk by Beeban Kidron is a huge inspiration behind our touring ambitions:
This week’s ‘TED of the week’ features a compelling case for the performing arts from Ben Cameron:
“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”
Sir Ken Robinson
At a time when ministers are proposing to axe drama from the primary school curriculum, Sir Ken Robinson offers an irrefutable case for the value of valuing creativity.
Every Friday lunchtime we gather the whole PP team to spend an hour talking about a different creative subject. A few weeks ago we watched this brilliant presentation about a theatre building in Texas that served as a inspiration to our ongoing plans for ROUNDABOUT: