“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney 

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E. E. Cummings

“Replace judgment with curiosity.” – Lynn Nottage

“A tree you pass by every day is just a tree. If you are to closely examine what a tree has and the life a tree has, even the smallest thing can withstand a curiosity, and you can examine whole worlds.” – William Shatner

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein

“Kids are born curious about the world. What adults primarily do in the presence of kids is unwittingly thwart the curiosity of children.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson 

 “Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.” – Aldous Huxley


CURIOSITY lies at the heart of all art, from our point of view.
And that' also where EDUCATION sits - it the intersection of "why' and 'what if'.

theater simpletons have taught around the world, across the country and here in the Pacific Northwest. With classes and workshops for folks of all ages and career development, there are many ways we can stand beside a learner and learn together. We are as comfortable with wee kiddos as we are with our professional peers and folks outside our particular flavor of creativity. There will be a few classes explained in the next few pages, but know that we are always happy to have the conversation as to best tailoring the interaction to This Group for This Particular Moment.