Work with seasoned, accomplished creativity coaches who provide ongoing support, insight and practical resources
Clarify and articulate a creative vision that makes your heart sing
Craft your personalized, step-by-step Creative Roadmap so you have a clear path towards that vision
Receive (and provide) accountability, encouragement and inspiration
Widen your network to include a community of vibrant, emotionally-intelligent creatives
Experience a feedback process that centers, uplifts and emboldens you to keep advancing your creative vision
Explore concepts that immediately uplevel your creative process
Absorb creative wisdom from world-class guest experts
Expand your creative comfort zone by normalizing artistic risk
Empower your unique creative voice
Strengthen your confidence as an originating artist
MAKE MAJOR STRIDES TOWARDS YOUR CREATIVE GOALS
6 months of 2-hour group creativity sessions led by Creativity Coaches Susan Blackwell and Laura Camien (most Saturdays from 11:30am - 1:30pm ET, October 2023 to April 2024)
Curriculum that speaks to creative's needs and challenges. Past sessions have explored imposter syndrome, perfectionism, resistance, and creative sustainability
Exclusive sessions with world-class guest experts and coaches. Past guests have included Freestyle Love Supreme creator Anthony Veneziale, Tony winner Celia Keenan-Bolger, Tony winner Laura Benanti, NY Times best-selling children's book authorJill Twiss, and independent publishing expert Jeniffer Thompson
Opportunities to clarify your creative vision and declare your Big Creative Goal
As you advance towards your Big Creative Goal, 3 opportunities to share your work and receive feedback via The Spark File Feedback Process-an artist-centered approach that clarifies your next steps, and energizes you to keep going!
Monthly Thought Partnerships
The Spark File Creativity Lab with the full Spark File community (2x per week)
Private voice and text message thread with your BLAZE cohort so you can seek resources, share updates, and cheer each other on
Private voice and text message thread with The Spark File team, providing a direct line of communication with your Coaches, and personal mentorship in your pocket
Complimentary invitations to special events hosted by The Spark File, including the upcoming 2024 New Year Creativity Kickoff
Coaching and support from The Spark File team every step of the way…
MEET YOUR GUIDES
Laura Camien + Susan Blackwell have been creative collaborators for 20+ years.
Between us, we have 50+ years of collective creative experience including producing, performing, promoting, curating, writing, teaching, coaching, interviewing, and more.
We collaborated on the creation of Tony-nominated [title of show], producing and/or performing the show from it's off-off Broadway inception to it's debut on Broadway
Susan co-created, starred in, and licensed, the Off-Broadway show NOW. HERE.THIS. featuring "The Golden Palace"
Laura spent 20+ years building the Blue Man Group brand around the world and served as the Creative Director and Head Writer for the book, Blue Man World
We have worked with world renowned creative institutions like The Metropolitan Opera, Comedy Central, Walt Disney Imagineering, Walt Disney Resorts, Universal Orlando, Stage Entertainment, Networks, MGM Resorts, Trickster Tokyo, Miranda Family Fellows, Adobe, The Moth, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and many more
We have written everything from books to TED Talks, songs, screenplays, performance pieces, plays, press releases and grant applications
In front of the camera, Susan has appeared on countless films and TV shows, including ‘Billions’, 'Master of None', 'Madame Secretary', ‘Succession’, ‘The Night Of’, 'The Good Wife', 'The Sopranos', 'Law & Order’, Yes God Yes, Auggie, After the Wedding, The Post, The Comedian, P.S.: I Love You, and Margin Call. She also created, produced and hosted 'Side by Side by Susan Blackwell' on Broadway.com for 11 years
Behind the scenes, Laura has worked with major record labels (Virgin Records, Lava/Atlantic, Rhino), publishers (Hachette Books/Black Dog & Leventhal), major league sports teams, charities, tech companies (Intel, Limbitless Solutions), toy companies (Toy Quest), and major media outlets around the world including The Tonight Show, TODAY Show, NPR's Tiny Desk Concert, The Royal Variety Show, The Grammys, The Emmys, BBC, Telemundo, and many more. She was nominated for a PR News Platinum Award
We have dedicated our creative energies to creating countless transformational experiences for thousands of vibrant creatives like YOU!
"The last six months have been phenomenal and game-changing."
Chris Pappas, Comedian, Actor and Podcaster
"I surpassed what I could have imagined."
Jill Dryer, Artist, Composer, Lyricist
"This program changed my life."
Tim Baase, Author
$1000 per month x 6 months
($6000 total investment)
Payment plans available
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