The Big Secret Book is an invaluable guide on the subject of creativity, no matter the preferred artistic discipline. Written by Denise Clarke, director of One Yellow Rabbit Summer Lab Intensive, the book outlines methods and methodologies of the Lab that have inspired writers, dancers, musicians, as well as performance theatre artists. Sidebar case studies of Denise Clarke’s remarkable performances disclose the big secrets behind her unique and brilliant style of performance creation.
What the critics say
“Wise words from one of Canada’s most beloved theatre practitioners.” (Clem Martini, Playwright and Educator)
“Denise Clarke is not only an extraordinary artist, she is also extraordinarily generous. For more than two decades at the Summer Lab Intensive, she has enthusiastically imparted the secrets to One Yellow Rabbit’s unique and successful style of performance theatre. Her ‘big secret’ is an open secret, a big-hearted desire to have others experience the thrill and fulfillment of creation that has sustained her through a remarkable career and is palpable in the pages of this book.” (Martin Morrow, author, Wild Theatre: The History of One Yellow Rabbit)
“The words Denise shares with us are rigorous and yet playful. She knows how to tell a story which has a purpose that is both entertaining and mind-changing and life changing.” (John Murrell OC, author and playwright)