Journal directory listing - Volume 51 Number 2 (2006/October) - 【Education】Special Issue on Creativity

Creativity Process of Distinguished Performing Artists
Author: Chao-Yi Chen(Department of Special Education,National Taiwan Normal University)

Vol.&No.:Vol. 51, Special Issue on Creativity
Date:October 2006


The participants in this research study were six distinguished performing artists. Case studies were used as the framework for in-depth interviews and data collection. The creative process of artists was divided into the following six stages. First, materials gathering: most materials came from daily reading, music appreciation, observations while traveling, life experiences and art exhibitions. The second stage was theme formation: first came the themes, and stimuli association followed. The third stage was content mapping: this included the establishment of a theme structure, thinking about action, and the formation of the whole picture. Fourth was the probability of embodiment and stage presentation: the aim here was to transfer the theme into workable ideas, and even visualizations. Fifth came the review of works: as stage presentation was the result of teamwork, it called for all the parts to be well-connected. Finally there was the presentation of works: presentation involved having a counter-stream with the audience, leading to increased use of the imagination.

Keywords:performing artist, creative process, dancer

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APA FormatChen, C.-Y. (2006). Creativity Process of Distinguished Performing Artists. Journal of National Taiwan Normal University: Education, 51, 29-50. doi:10.3966/2073753X2006105103002