Protreptic Salon 7: Play and Passion

We hereby invite to the 7th protreptic salon in Copenhagen, this time with Jess Ingrassellino from New York – and for the first time in English.

Join Jess, Karen, and I in a salon with the theme “Play and Passion”:

Growing up, we become serious and think that play is childish behavior to be abandoned. Later we discover that the truth about play is more nuanced.

Play represents a very human aspect of life and it seems to have power to connect us to passions and personal values even in difficult situations.

The subject we would like to explore is how we stay true to ourselves, thrive, and face challenges of our professional roles in playful ways.

We wish to uncover wisdom about how we can playfully be productive, nurture our relations, and perhaps even serve higher causes.

Be quick to apply for this unique and intimate salon with music and philosophical dialogue.

Date: April 3rd 2017
Time: 16.00 – 18.30
Where: Gjesing Coaching, Prinsesse Charlottesgade 31, kld, 2200 København N
Apply to: karengjesing@privat.dk

Should you have registered, but be unable to participate, please let us know as the number of chairs we can fit in is limited and we’d love to share with someone else if you can’t make it.


Jessica Ingrassellino is a musician, teacher, philosopher, researcher, programmer, business owner, and software tester from New York. Prior to her life as a software tester, she was a full-time music teacher in New York City public schools. In 2015, she completed a dissertation about assessment and school music; in 2016, she wrote “Python Projects for Kids“. Currently, she test software at Salesforce.org. She also runs TeachCode.org, working within the New York metropolitan area to bring improvisatory, imaginative coding education to underserved communities.

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