This podcast explores the intersection of trauma and creativity that has resulted in Molly W. Schenck's development of Trauma-Informed Creative Practices (TICP). Trauma-Informed Creative Practices is a human-centered approach that takes into consideration the how and why behind the delivery of a creative process in addition to the content of it. TICP is a practice-based methodology of embracing curiosity while embedding compassion to cultivate brave and supportive spaces where learning and creativity can flourish. This podcast is ideal for educators, artists, creatives, and arts leaders.
Considerations for Trauma-Informed Arts Organizations
In this episode, Molly riffs on her HowlRound article expanding on important aspects to consider not only in the creative process and in performances, but also in how an organization operates.
Questions to Consider When Staging Trauma
In this episode, Molly shares the questions and opinions of staging trauma/traumatic events in performance. Most of the content presented in this episode was originally presented at the National Dance Educator's Organization's annual conference and was previously published on the Any Other Anythings podcast.
Trauma, Creativity & the Autonomic Nervous System
In this episode, Molly goes into some of the foundational information that will often be referenced in later episodes. This is a good one to keep coming back to as the season progresses. This episode was originally part of the Any Other Anythings podcast by Grey Box Collective.
Language of Trauma-Informed Creative Practices
In this episode, Molly discusses some key terms used in this body of work (trauma-informed, trauma/stress/burnout) and offers an anchoring reflection as well as a brief embodied practice to mix things up.
Important Pairings in Trauma-Informed Creative Practices
In this episode, Molly discusses important pairings that make up the framework for Trauma-Informed Creative Practices. She also discusses vulnerability vases and hops on her favorite soapbox (enough with empathy).
Key Elements of Trauma-Informed Creative Practices
In this episode, Molly continues to unpack Trauma-Informed Creative Practices with key practices and important ideas to hold on to while listening to each episode.