The Expressive Power of Archetypes

I have just started a new class at Pacifica Graduate Institute, The Expressive Power of Archetypes, with Jim Kline, Ph.D. From the course description: This course begins with an overview of archetypal theory, and then turns toward an examination of art and cultural artifacts which express archetypal themes. Particular emphasis is placed on the archetypes of the Artist…

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Magical and powerful potential of theatre in love and war

This week at the Pacifica Graduate Institute my reading focused on symbols of love and war in Shakespeare’s plays. Theater is a magical place where opposing forces can confront each other. Theatre brings the mysterious collective unconscious to life, stimulating untapped creative power in actors and audiences alike. The transformational power of theatre is magical. One scene…

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