Moving Beauty, Teaching Artist
Anthony Hyatt is a violinist, speaker and teaching artist who works with many health care and human service providers in the Washington, DC area. He is the founder and principal of his own Moving Beauty organization through which he offers his services. His longest affiliation, since 1997, is with the nonprofit Arts for the Aging organization, under whose auspices he designs and leads interactive creative engagement programs at adult care facilities and for whom he co-directs the senior citizen improv dance company known as Quicksilver.
Anthony is a Dance for Parkinson’s class teacher and musician. He also is an affiliate of the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Studio G Pediatric Arts Program and Lombardi Cancer Center’s Arts and Humanities Program. Through these programs and others he works directly with hospital patients and the healthcare professionals who care for them.
As a teaching artist Anthony forges strong connections with a diversity of program participants. His work crosses linguistic boundaries as well as those that are created by age related physical and cognitive losses. His programs empower participants to express themselves and to share their beauty with others.
As an internationally sought after speaker and trainer Anthony articulates and demonstrates the principles that make him an effective professional leader of creative engagement programs. Anthony is honored to be a colleague and teacher of arts based creative thinking techniques for the USA based Creative Education Foundation and to be repeatedly invited as a conference presenter for other affiliated organizations such as CREA – The Creativity European Association and Mindcamp in Canada. He has co-led Creative Aging training programs for the National Center for Creative Aging and for ArtSage Minnesota among others.