LongBranch – A New Bar with a lot of History

LongBranch – A New Bar with a lot of History

LongBranch – 2205 N DELAWARE ST. INDPLS, IN 46205 – 317-602-6726 So, “A Theater Company walks into a bar…” No, it’s not a joke. But, you may ask, “Why is a Theater Company building a bar?” Well first, let me tell you the story of how this bar was made. On...
A Message of Support to Military Women and Men

A Message of Support to Military Women and Men

Are you are a member or veteran of the U.S. military who has experienced the trauma of combat? Are you a friend or family member of someone who has struggled after the chaos of battle? If so, I’m talking to you. You are not alone. You are important. You are in the...
The Price of non-Prevention

The Price of non-Prevention

Think of the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Almost anyone would agree with that statement when it comes to personal health. But how many of us really stop to consider how it applies to the health of our work organization? I’m talking...
Drinks, Donuts, and Dancing on February 20

Drinks, Donuts, and Dancing on February 20

Let our powers combine! Okay, I stole that from Captain Planet, but it totally applies. I’m committing obscure-superhero-quote thievery for a good reason: to announce that The Sapphire Theatre Co. will be the community partner for the first-ever, premiere event hosted...
ARTS that MATTER

ARTS that MATTER

Below is a note from the Sapphire Board President, Julian Harrell View Julian on LinkedIn   The end begins now… Well not really. We are approaching the end of 2015, however. And as we continue wondering what experiences 2016 will bring, I would encourage you to...
YOU are #1 out of #31ReasonsToGive!

YOU are #1 out of #31ReasonsToGive!

Today is #GivingTuesday – the national day for donations to charities that follows every Black-Friday. To celebrate today and this season of giving, we are going to share #31ReasonsToGive – daily posts throughout December to share what we’re doing to make a difference...
PICTURE THIS: 30 Years and Counting…

PICTURE THIS: 30 Years and Counting…

I created the PICTURE THIS interactive theatre program over 30 years ago as a way to explore common, relevant issues that groups struggled with, and to do it in a way that engaged their hearts and minds. Using actors skilled in interactive, improvisational theatre and...

Between Champions, Showcasing the Rockwood Cup

On Sunday, it was a privilege to see The Sapphire’s work share the Center Court in Cincinnati, OH for the Western & Southern Open Finals with Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Simona Halep. As these four champions battled for the honor of lifting...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!?

With more than more than 90% of us celebrating Christmas, Kwanza or Hanukah, the holidays dominate in the US. “Happy Holidays!” has become the national greeting of December…but do they make us happy? National surveys reveal that, Americans look forward to taking time...

The POWER of PLAY: Part 1

Playfulness as an Essential Part of the Creative Process. As a theatre practitioner, I have been surprised at how often playfulness is left out of the creative process, and not just in the theatre. I’ve seen this trend at all levels, in every profession. Ask...

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