Creativity Step by Step
Reviewed By: Open Floor International Library
Open Floor International Library
Recommended Reading Program: Art in Motion
Author: Twyla Tharp
Language availability: English
At her Manhattan home, Twyla Tharp, renown choreographer met with Harvard Business Review senior editor Diane Coutu to discuss what it takes to be a choreographer. In these pages, she shares what she has learned about fostering creativity, initiating change, and firing even top-notch performers when push comes to shove. In her suffer-no-fools way, she talks about her “monomaniacal absorption” with her work and the need to be tough, even ruthless, when that work is at stake. What follows is an edited version of their conversation.