Finding Our Moonshot

As Creation in Common celebrates our 20th anniversary this year, we look back to the very beginning, when three theater makers — Dana Gillespie, Carlo Cuesta, and Padraic Lillis — came together to find our moonshot: our big idea to make a difference in the world.

Now celebrating its 25th year, Center for Craft in Asheville, NC advances a field that reflects diverse cultures, embeds memory, and embraces what it means to be human.
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Client Spotlight:
Client Spotlight:
Tails of Transformation

Our partners, our clients, and our own staff have faced remarkable challenges with strength, flexibility, and optimism. This brief video shares how we're all moving forward and making plans that give purpose to these turbulent times. View our video here.


Creation In Common has been working with the Great Plains Food Bank during the pandemic. Over the last six months, we have watched an amazing team of people overcome enormous obstacles to meet the moment. Learn More.

Shared Creativity Stories
Collaboration Through This Time

Creation In Common is the evaluation partner for WE ARE WATER, a multi-agency initiative led by the Minnesota Humanities Center. Learn More.

Creation In Common has crafted this simple tool to help organizations plan, test, and deploy new ways to advance impact in an ever-changing environment. Learn More.

Shared Creativity Stories

"There is no mystery in how to create community."

Meena Natarajan & Dipankar Mukherjee - Pangea World Theater
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Amplify Impact

Forge strong public engagement. Creation In Common is a field leader helping nonprofits live the brand, tell the story, and take the stage.