Anthony Hyatt is a violinist and multimedia performance artist from the Washington DC area whose interest is in the role and use of improvisation techniques in the creative process. He is a teaching-artist working with many human service organizations including the non-profit, Arts for the Aging, under whose auspices he leads creative engagement programs at senior centers and for whom he co-directs the senior citizen dance improvisation company known as Quicksilver.
Anthony is a master trainer of the USA-based National Center for Creative Aging. He is a Dance for Parkinson’s teacher and he is an artist in residence in The Medstar Georgetown University Hospital's paediatric, cancer and palliative care programmes. Anthony is honored to be a colleague of the USA-based Creative Education Foundation and a leader/facilitator for other affiliated international organizations like CREA in Europe and Mindcamp in Canada. He does additional creativity consulting and facilitation work through his own organization which is called Moving Beauty. Anthony is also a valued member of the Creativity & Human Development Editorial Team.
What does creative aging look like? Music and movement brings people together. Musician and teaching artist, Anthony Hyatt, takes us into a day in the life of the Quicksilver dance company, a troupe comprised of older adults. Describing how he mirrors and responds to troupe members, deep and meaningful connections are revealed.