The Grace of the Untamed (Project in
This project will encompass much of my life’s work from being a
performer, composer, activist, graphic artist and
This project is a multimedia production encompassing
moving imagery, music and performance to be presented at
planetariums and collateral of a card game as a discussion starter
that tie in with the theme of the show.
This one-actor show featuring Terri New is a
storytelling musical docu-drama, whose focus is to present seminal
leadership on particular people who made this world a better place.
The importance of good leadership cannot be
overstated; the virtue of truth in our lives that Vaclav Havel
presented in his works and leadership cannot be overstated. The
intelligence, creativity, daring and heart that Sir Ernest
Shackleton exhibited in saving his crew. The pioneering vocation of
Jane Goodall and Lawrence Anthony in our relations to all creatures.
The work of Ansel Adams in his deep love of nature coursing the
importance of conservation, protecting this world and Vincent Van
Gogh, an exploration into our mental capacities.
The aim is to present this in planetariums, an
immersive sensory multimedia experience and to create a imaginative
conversational card game…to ask questions to truly learn to identify
Using the themes we establish in the production,
challenging attendees to action. The card game will be called
PROCEDERE (pro-ched-re) – Latin for: To Proceed: PROCEDERE - to
proceed, to attack, to walk about, to gravitate, to storm, extend,
broaden, propagate, widen, continue,…proceed! A brain storming,
I have built skill base upon skill base, mostly in
order to survive but also because it’s been exciting and fun to
learn and experience new things. So thus, I coined my official title
“creative survivalist”. I want to open up the conversation with
great examples of “Creative Survivalists” those who lived with the
grace of the untamed. I want people to not lose sight of that this
world is an absolutely incredible place…And that we all can have the
grace to live fully, IF we have the courage to be, to live untamed.
To inspire hope, if there ever was a time for hope, it is now.