Tara Rynders

Who Cares for the Caregivers? Raising Awareness About Burnout in the Nursing Profession Through Immersive Theater

Who Cares for the Caregivers? Raising Awareness About Burnout in the Nursing Profession Through Immersive Theater

Choreographer, dancer and longtime registered nurse, Tara Rynders partnered with her employer, Rose Medical Center, to bring an immersive theater project to life in its own hallways, with the help of a grant award from Arts in Society. The project titled “First, Do No Harm”, evokes in its audience a deeper compassion and new appreciation for the work of nurses, and a sense of pride and recognition for the nurses in attendance. First, Do No Harm is part of a year long project, engaging the community and health care professionals in dialogue about compassion fatigue, grief and human frailty.

Tara Rynders Brings Movement to Rose Medical Center

Tara Rynders Brings Movement to Rose Medical Center

A new project led by longtime nurse and acclaimed dancer/choreographer Tara Rynders, entitled "The Clinic" is in the works. Local dancers offering movement and dance classes to the hospital personal at Rose Medical Center and the surrounding community next spring in Denver.