Partial client list

Health and recovery

  • Boston Medical Center: stories of people in cancer support groups
  • Hospices: Beacon Hospice, Hospice Care Inc., and Health Care Dimensions Hospice at the Dana Farber Center, team-building for volunteers
  • The Arlington Elder Abuse Task Force, town hall meeting about the experience of elders with abuse and forum of safety information
  • The Wellness Center, for elderly and disabled residents, on joys and challenges of aging
  • Star of David Nursing and Alzheimer’s Center, patients telling their stories
  • Wellness Community, people in treatment for cancer telling their stories
  • Children’s Room, bereavement center for children and teens who have lost family members
  • Systems Centered Therapy: international conference
  • The Center for Cancer Support & Education, in-service nurses training
  • MA Dept. of Public Health, Keep Moving Program, appreciation event
  • Marrakech, team-building retreat for staff of a residential program of young adults with disabilities.

Diversity

  • Winchester Multi-cultural Network: 4-part series on inclusion in civic life and affordable housing
  • Boston City-wide Dialogues on Racial and Ethnic Diversity
  • Training for citizen reporters for diversity articles for the Arlington Advocate newspaper
  • Smith College, School of Social Work, annual Diversity Symposium for all the masters students
  • Intergenerational LGBT dialogues:  as series of shows hosted by Cambridge Somerville Elder Services and Harvard University
  • Women’s Institute for Leadership, conference on women in leadership in the labor movement
  • Task Force Against Discrimination, Marblehead, MA, No Place for Hate Network community event
  • Fools Mission and Faithful Fools, San Francisco: building bridges and authentic relationships between people in strikingly different economic circumstances
  • Harvard University, for undergraduates, exploring racial and religious diversity

Education

  • MIT Sloan School: inclusive leadership for MBA students
  • Harvard University, for resident advisors
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell, team-building for administrators and senior faculty
  • Simmons College School of Social Work, faculty team-building, and training on theatre for social change
  • Lesley University, conclusion of expressive therapy programs and various conferences
  • Codman Academy Charter school, workshop for an oral history class of 9th and 10th graders
  • Cardinal Cushing School, in-service session for staff of a school for children with special needs
  • Emerson College, theatre students
  • National homeschooling conference, performance for families

Religious

  • Central Congregational Church in Jamaica Plain, to celebrate their 150th anniversary, and later, to help the congregation come to terms with another more challenging transition
  • Temple Beth Shalom in Medford,  repeated shows for their Sisterhood gatherings
  • First Parish Church in Bridgewater, for a service on “The Gift of Giving”
  • Vineyard Church, building bridges of connection among people in the neighborhood
  • River of Life Church, untold stories
  • UU Church of Bedford, stories of friendship across class lines, for M.L.K. Day

Businesses

  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory, team-building and creativity workshop
  • Wainwright Bank, a show on public attitudes about money
  • Northeast Human Resource Association, Bystander workshop for HR professionals
  • Success Associates and WIND, networking event for professionals in job transition
  • Datasys Corporation, team-building event for employees
  • Young Presidents Organization, Omaha, educational event for members, exploring giving & generosity
  • MA Community Development Corporations, for their annual gathering

Government agencies and committees

  • The Town of Arlington Disability Commission
  • U.S. Dept. of Agriculture training on sexual orientation diversity in the workplace
  • The Town of Arlington Vision 2020 Diversity Task Group
  • The Town of Arlington Human Rights Commission
  • City of Cambridge Historical Commission

Youth leadership

  • Endicott College, leadership development program for undergrads
  • National Conference for Community Justice teen leadership camp, opening session for getting to know each other
  • Britney Spears Foundation camp for performing arts teens, closing session to reflect on week’s learning
  • Youth Philanthropy Worldwide, program for high school children in Miami on how to make a difference in the world.
  • Center for Teen Empowerment, in-service training for staff and inner city teens
  • Youth for Environmental Sanity, for their leveraging privilege jam
  • Cambridge Community Arts Center, teen leadership program

Arts and expressive therapy

  • Healing Story Alliance and the National Storytelling Network, annual conference
  • National Association of Poetry Therapy, annual conference
  • National Association for Drama Therapy conference, day-long workshop on playback theatre
  • Applied Improvisation Network, annual conference
  • Arts League of Lowell, stories of being an artist and making a difference in the community

Fundraising, philanthropy and international development

  • Egyptian social entrepreneurs: training and performance
  • Giving Forum and New Ventures in Philanthropy conference opening
  • Threshold Foundation, workshop in Playback Theatre
  • Gill Foundation, storytelling workshop through Playback Theatre
  • Rudolf Steiner Foundation’s, Transforming Money conference
  • Southeastern Council of Foundations, annual conference
  • Grantmakers without Borders, performance for closing of annual conference
  • Ecologic international development agency, for a stakeholder’s meeting
  • 1% Club of Philanthropy in Minneapolis, stories of the founder on his retirement
  • ArtCorps, international arts funding agency, for a fundraising event

Community groups

  • East Somerville Main Streets: getting community input on a mural during its design and after its completion getting feedback.
  • Cardinal Medeiros Transitional Program: supporting men dealing with homelessness and many recovery from addiction
  • Project Literacy: Appreciation event for adults learning to read & speak English and their tutors
  • Jamaica Plain co-housing community, as a team-building session
  • Community Circle: support group for men who are out of prison and getting back in the community
  • Artists Respond to War, to help artists deal with their reactions to the U.S. war in Iraq
  • The Peace Abbey, as a Sept 11th remembrance
  • Somerville Growing Center, for teens and their parents about the joys and challenges of growing up

Celebrations

  • Boston Medical School, an event to honor a celebrated teacher who was leaving
  • Arlington Town Day, public town-wide event, on the theme of celebrating life in Arlington
  • May FireArts Festival on the Boston Esplanade
  • First Night Boston 2004, 2006, and 2007; First Night Groton 2005, to celebrate
  • Jamaica Plain co-housing’s anniversary celebration