Plenary – A Testimonial on Creativity

June 5, 2016

08:45  –  09:30

OCapturever the last 30 years, Cirque du Soleil and the National Circus School have established a strong reputation with regards to the reinvention of circus arts and live entertainment. Both are now recognized as world leaders in the celebration of creativity and expression of human talent.

Through a journey behind the scene, we will explore the four “P”s of creativity and the intersection of education, production and creation logics and philosophies.  Are there characteristics of creative people? What kind of process will favour one to become more creative? What is a creative product? Are there special places, contexts or cultures that nurture creativity? And, finally, can the quest for one’s own creative expression facilitate social inclusion?


Learning Objectives

  • Explain the concept of creativity in two different complex environments
  • Experience the outcome of a creative process
  • Reflect on your own creative process