Podcast: The Power of “Yes, and…”

One could describe the idea of the Tao, as referring to an ancient Chinese animism, that counsels conversing and dancing in accord with the natural forces prevailing in the world. “Yes, and…” comes from the Theatrical Improv tradition (in particular, I think of Viola Spolin), and yet counsels the exact same action: how do you embrace oncoming energy, and ride it to where you need to go? Discover the amazing wisdom in a western tradition that verges on a kind of home-grown “shamanism” (for lack of a better word), as encapsulated in “yes, and…”.

“PLAY UNSAFE”, by Graham Walmsley

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Written by Willem