Jason Becheey Photo by Ida Zenna

“The Capacity to Organize” – Interview with Jason Beechey

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Age of Artists: How did you become an artist?

Jason Beechey: Well, I don’t really know if you become an artist. I think it’s sort of two things for me: the word artist makes me scared, because I find it’s a word that people can very often misuse or they use it as an excuse for things. I think it is also a very sacred word whereas somebody says “I am an artist”, it makes me feel like “Wow!”.

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Benjamin Quabeck

When I want to tell a story I have to transfer the story into a certain universe – Interview with director Benjamin Quabeck

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This mix of purposefulness, concentration and intuitive flexibility seems to be Benjamin Quabecks formula to break out of established structures. “In principle one moves in a pitched field which one tries to expand in order to create something new. At the moment when I want to tell a story I have to transfer the story into a certain universe.

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Jean-Louis Forain At the Theatre

Interview with Theatre and Opera Director Ingolf Huhn

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“Each actor has their own idea of the score. And it must indeed become their own. It does not make a lot of sense to train the actors do something they do not want.”

Please access the full interview with Ingolf Huhn here: aoa_interview_ingolf huhn.

Picture Source: Jean-Louis Forain (French, 1852 – 1931 ), At the Theatre, c. 1892, lithograph, Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art

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Ludovic Lepic at the Theatre Edgar Degas

Paper on Innovation Leadership: Five Leadership Characteristics of Theatrical Creation

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White Paper by Philippe Rixhon about Innoovation Leadership

“Creation and innovation unfold in specific cultures. Leadership shapes these cultures. Relying on more than twentyfive years of innovation practice in the manufacturing, service and theatre sectors, the author presents five leadership characteristics of theatrical creation and recommends their broader application.”

Find out more about Philippe Rixhon and his work on his website.

Picture Source: Ludovic Lepic at the Theatre, Edgar Degas, French, about 1877.

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The Ballet Master (Le maître de ballet) Edgar Degas, executed in collaboration with Vicomte Lepic

Presentation: Creative Leadership

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Presentation by Philippe Rixhon about Creative Leadership for Utrecht University, 22 February 2011

Find out more about Philippe Rixhon and his work on his website.

Picture Source: The Ballet Master (Le maître de ballet), Edgar Degas, executed in collaboration with Vicomte Lepic, monotype heightened and corrected with white chalk or wash, c. 1874. Rosenwald Colection. National Gallery of Art.

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