Shipwreck Islands – Chaos and the Shadow

Reflect on the elements of chaos and the shadow in the environment and characters of The Tempest. – HMC 230 The Tempest, a play by Shakespeare can be interpreted as one man’s journey toward individuation. It’s a magical play where the family related main characters interact with the environment in a dream like island setting. After…

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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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