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The Spark File with Susan Blackwell and Laura Camien

Susan Blackwell and Laura Camien

Your one stop shop for creative ideas and inspiration. Each week on The Spark File podcast, Susan Blackwell and Laura Camien reach into their spark files and share stories, ideas and fascinations to ignite your imagination. Obsessed with creativity, Blackwell and Camien also talk with artists and makers, movers and shakers who have taken the spark of inspiration and fanned it into a flame. Hear from inspiring creatives like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sara Bareilles, Eric Stonestreet, Jonathan Groff, Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich, Zachary Quinto, Leslie Odom Jr, Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Billy Eichner, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Karen Olivo, Sutton Foster, Michael R. Jackson and many more about their passions and their failures, their inspirations and their aspirations. Refill your creative fish pond with new ideas and fresh perspectives. Listen, then take it and make it!

Recent Episodes

Makers: Dax Valdes of Hollaback on the 5 D's of Bystander TrainingMay 03, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: The Attention Economy + Einstein TimeApril 26, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Taylor Mali: Poetry, Performance + What Teachers MakeApril 19, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Champions of Breakfast + The Feedback ProcessApril 12, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Sir Richard Eyre: The Opposite of Schadenfreude, Yeats + a Career in the ArtsApril 05, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Making Art Out of Art + Reflections On a MomentMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Susan Stroman: Fill Up With the Art of It AllMarch 22, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: The Upper Limit Problem + The Storytelling Secrets of David SedarisMarch 15, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Emily Fletcher: From Broadway to Ziva Meditation + Getting Better at LifeMarch 08, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Imagine If... in honor of Sir Ken RobinsonMarch 01, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Ryan J. Haddad: New Homes, Solo Plays + Hi, Are You Single?February 22, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Kenyatta Emmanuel: Slavic Soul Party, Carnegie Hall + The Time Without TimeFebruary 15, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Every Month is Black History Month + Here Is New YorkFebruary 08, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Billy Eichner: Man on the Street, Risk Taking + Saying What You Need to SayFebruary 01, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Burnout + My Octopus TeacherJanuary 25, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Laura Benanti + Fischer Barnett: HBO Max's Homeschool MusicalJanuary 18, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Haiku + Collective CreativityJanuary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Makers: Sutton Foster: Say Yes, Trust Your Gut + Get a HobbyJanuary 04, 2021 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: The Intrigue of Austen + ToysDecember 28, 2020 Episode artwork Makers: Tiffani Gavin: Creative Producing, the Eugene O'Neill + the Broadway Community ProjectDecember 21, 2020 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Helene Hanff + Secret LoveDecember 14, 2020 Episode artwork Makers: John Early: Search Party, Short Films + Political StorytellingDecember 07, 2020 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Garnet's Gold + Land AcknowledgementsNovember 30, 2020 Episode artwork Makers: Eric Stonestreet: Fizbo the Clown, Outdoor Bathrooms + Making Memories with MusicNovember 23, 2020 Episode artwork Creativity Sparks: Furious Dancing + Resilience November 16, 2020 Episode artwork