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The Balance of Creativity and Business Workshop-Part Two

For Professionals, Students and Creative-Types

As creative types we are skilled in the arena of art and healing.  As artists we may struggle when it comes to the world of business.  In this focused workshop attendees will gain concrete and practical business tools to support their professional growth.  No worries if you missed our first workshop.  Past topics will be reviewed briefly and expanded on with additional information offered.  Please join us for this informational workshop. To reserve a space please send an email to: CreativeKinections@gmail.com and register at:


Date: January 26, 2013 

Time: 1-4 pm 

Location: 145 West 28th St. 3rd. Fl. (btwn. 6th & 7th Ave.) New York, NY


After offering our first workshop attendees stated:

* “More time is needed and there should be more workshops on this topic.  This was excellent.  Thank you.”


*“Very organized. It covered a lot of important material for a creative arts therapist. I recommend it to friends and other creative arts therapists. The personal material of how Brooke got started was helpful.”


*“Break each topic into its own workshop so there’s enough time to go in depth.”


*“I wanted more time.  I feel more grounded about this topic and informed / empowered to continue brainstorming / creating my vision.”


*“A lot of practical information. Very much appreciated.”


Topics Covered:

Clarifying your Vision

Expanding your Business and Offerings

Profit from your Creative Strengths

Effective Networking

Insurance Reimbursement

Obtaining and Retaining Clients

Book Keeping Tips

Forming a Corporation (LLC, C. Corp and S. Corp)


Flexible Savings Accounts


Q and A time for both facilitators

Time allotted for networking and sharing



Brooke Campbell, MA, RDT-BCT, LCAT

Andrew Rizkalla, MPA, CFE


Brooke Campbell is Founder and Director of Creative Kinections, LLC in New Jersey and New York. She is a registered-board certified drama therapist and licensed creative arts therapist.  As a professional actor she is a member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation for Television and Radio Artists and Actors Equity.  She has lectured at universities, agencies and conferences about trauma, research, and autism.  Brooke has written articles on parenting and relationships.  She has directed therapeutic theatre performances for domestic violence survivors.  She has supervised a team of creative arts therapy professionals and students from Columbia University, New York University and The New School. She holds a Masters in Drama Therapy from NYU.


Andrew Rizkalla has twelve years of experience working in the private and public financial sectors. He received his Masters in Public Administration (executive program) at NYU Wagner's Graduate School of Public Service. He holds numerous certifications and received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a certified fraud examiner and the business manager for Creative Kinections, LLC


*Due to receiving praise and such positive feedback, the performance of "Book of Truths" is anticipated to be performed at other venues to raise money for the leading domestic violence agency in Union County.

Brooke Directed and was a Co-Writer for a Domestic Violence Performance Piece featuring Monologues based on True Survival Stories.  

The Book of Truth: Chapters of Survival and a Call to Action

Debunking Myths through Sharing Women's True Stories

Kean University's Little Theatre-Union, New Jersey

Empty Place at the Table Event was held 

Wednesday, October 17th at 6:00 pm