Chris Wink

Chris Wink

Creator


Blue Man Group

New York, NY USA


I think 'achievement' is way overrated, I really do. It's not a source of happiness.

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Videos

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Chris Wink

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Themes: Negativity
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Success Is OverratedWeb Exclusive
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The Moment You Are On Your PathWeb Exclusive
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Becoming A Performance ArtistInterview Excerpt
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Came Out Of PassionInterview Excerpt
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Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
Says he didn't know exactly what he wanted to do in college because he had such a wide variety of interests.
Considers himself a "late bloomer," had never been singled out as a "creative person," had to figure it out on his own.
Felt like he would've been a good "Renaissance man," but the pressure today is "pick one thing and do it."
After college, felt immense pressure to make money, started thinking of taking jobs that would've taken him "off of his bliss path."
Heard Joseph Campbell say that every myth can be boiled down to one message: "follow your bliss."
Hadn't been told that before; remembered telling a prep school teacher that he wanted to play drums, was told it'd be a poor use of his education.
Doesn't count his awards, pay as his "success," says he became "successful" the day the Blue Man Group started doing their performance art.
Stresses that doing the work you love every day is what pays off, not grand achievements or money; those things lose their shine quickly.
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Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Wesleyan University
Career

Career

Creator

I'm an artist, drummer, writer, and co-founder of the Blue Man Group.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Acting & Theatre
Acting & Theatre
Music
Music
Being Creative
Being Creative