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Neuroscience and Creativity: Improvisation and the Brain, with Heather Berlin and Baba Brinkman

In an excerpt of their show Off the Top, Berlin and Brinkman will explore what goes on in a brain when someone is improvising.

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, September 21, 2016 / -- The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable kicks off its season of professional development events for arts educators with an evening with cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin and hip-hop playwright Baba Brinkman. In an excerpt of their show Off the Top, Berlin will talk about the neuroscience of creativity and Brinkman will demonstrate with some crowd interaction and improvised performance.

This engaging event will provide arts educators a new approach in the development of effective arts and learning programs for the NYC school student population. Those attending are teaching artists and administrators who provide arts programs to NYC schools in collaboration with NYC-based arts and cultural organization, performing and visual artists, classroom teachers, psychologists, college students, and others.

Established in 1992, The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable is a service organization and a community of arts education practitioners sharing information, providing professional development, and communicating with the public to promote our work in schools and beyond. The Roundtable currently has over 100 member organizations, representing all five boroughs of New York City. Member organizations include Lincoln Center Theater, New York Philharmonic, BRIC Arts Media, Dreamyard Project, The New Victory, The Queens Museum, and many more.

Tickets are $10 for Roundtable members; $20 for others; $5 student tickets are available for groups of 5 or more (high school and higher). Contact for group tickets.

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This event is supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Jennifer Clarke
NYC Arts in Education Roundtable
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