Fifth House Ensemble’s Executive Director, Melissa Snoza, shares the story of her own upbringing in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual household; an experience that developed her into a cultural chameleon with a passion for developing authentic, yet unexpected connections in her creative practice. Her current work leverages the capacity to create connections and common language to generate projects that engage international partners, source collaborators from wildly diverse disciplines, and result in genre-defying artistic experiences. Whether assembling internal work teams or developing collaborations with external partners, this conversation explores the true meaning of collaboration, offering tools for developing a common language and demonstrating how engaging diverse voices at every stage of the creative process leads not just to inclusion but to richly rewarding work. Register now.
Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017
The Cultural Chameleon: Finding Uncommon Connections with Melissa Snoza
Noon to 1 p.m.