Welcome to WYALD. We are a multimedia extravaganza of participatory theatre, performance art, classes, film, photography, sites and sounds where we work and play towards living in right relations with all species, waters, skies, cosmos, and lands on, in, above and below (what is sometimes in English called) planet Earth.
WYALD was founded by Robert Wyald in 2009 and has involved many performers, artists, collaborators, staff, venues, audience and participants since.
Robert Wyald has coached, directed, and performed in improvisational theater since the turn of the century beginning with BATS Improv and Leela, and considers the values and skills of improvisation an amazing foundation for all things creative. Getting a Bachelors in Ecological Design through Stanford University and a Masters of Ecological Design at SFIA provided breakthrough exposure to methods for the imaginative process. He has co-created, produced and acts in his own shows called Poetry Nap, La décadanse, and Knights of Revery. As a graduate of the Hakomi Comprehensive Training, he believes that we can explore our unconscious depths in a playful and meaningful way through the tools of improvisation and theater in a context of compassion & mindful somatic awareness. A whole lotta gratitude goes out to his friends, family, teachers, all relations, and the grace of good luck. He’s not sure if talking in the third person is royal, strange, or impersonal, so as a shift… I look forward to meeting you. So excited to explore together on our kreative journey. Don’t forget, this is always going on.
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