Dr. Raquell Holmes, a graduate of The International Class in 2011, recently led a professional development workshop with grad students in the Systems Biology research program at Harvard University. The workshop — which introduced performance and improvisation as a modality for growth — was designed to help students develop their performances as professional research scientists.
I encouraged students to fully commit to pretending and performance — and they did. They created a development zone in which they could be proud, serious and passionate performers.
A long time friend and colleague, Dr. Holmes has found ever ingenious and creative ways to introduce a performance ontology to the broader science research community. Read more at her website: www.improvscience.org.