Imagination Presents

Imagination is one of the most beautiful and important functions of the mind. Imagination is essential to life and a key ingredient for educational and economic success in the 21st century. Imagination Presents is a series connecting businesses, creatives, and social leaders for crossover conversations about the algorithms of their respective industries, and how imagination has benefitted their lives in personal and professional ways.

About the show

Hosted by: Rupa Mikkilineni

Music: Dennis White

8 episodes

Location: Lincoln Center

Studio: Martine Dubin Company

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About Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) serves three primary roles: world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community relations, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. Located in New York City, the performing arts center is a 16.3-acre complex of buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Manhattan. It has thirty indoor and outdoor facilities and is host to 5 million visitors annually. It houses nationally and internationally renowned performing arts organizations including the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, and the New York City Ballet. Juilliard School of Music also became part of the Lincoln Center complex.

Visit their website http://lincolncenter.org/lincoln-center-at-home

Bruce Vaughn

Bruce Vaughn

Chief Creative Executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, Bruce Vaughn, describes his role as steward of creativity for Disney enterprises. He uses imagination and engineering to help design creative experiences for the entire family.

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Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra

Dr. Deepak Chopra discusses his Western medical training and his experiences between “what happens in our consciousness and what happens in our biology.” He emphasizes the importance of the imaginative, creative, and scientific realms in order to live fully.

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Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson

Creativity and the power of imagination are the gifts that make us human. Sir Ken Robinson discusses that imagination is vital for human culture and for the education of the world's youth.

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Bill Moggridge

Bill Moggridge

In this very special interview with former Director of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Bill Moggridge, we remember that among his many accomplishments he designed the first laptop computer, and was on the forefront of creativity and innovation.

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Hon. Judith S. Kaye

Hon. Judith S. Kaye

Judge Judith Kaye shares her journey on becoming Chief Judge to the State of NY. This episode features Kay's visionary work, her life, and how her imagination has played a key role in her career and personal life.

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Chanc. Merryl Tisch

Chanc. Merryl Tisch

Chancellor of the NY Board of Regions, Dr. Merryl Tisch helps to create educational policies throughout the NY State School Systems. She believes that imagination leads to the breaking down of barriers, helping us to explore beyond what we think is possible.

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Dr. Madeleine Holzer

Dr. Madeleine Holzer

Former director of educational development at the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, Madeleine Holzer, explores the importance of imagination and artistic learning across all educational disciplines.

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John Wilson

John Wilson

John Wilson understands the power of education and how imagination is a critical aspect to education. His focus is to engage students in creativity and imagination leading to deeper learning and innovation.

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