Our Teaching Artists and Staff are involved in a wide range of professional projects outside of their work with Upstream Arts. Each month, we post opportunities to see their performances, exhibitions, and other events around the Twin Cities and beyond. Click on the links below to learn more about these opportunities.
Sarah Brown is improvising every Friday and Saturday night at HUGE Theater. For “Throwback Night” on Fridays at 8pm, traditional formats of improvisation are explored. For “Family Dinner” on Saturdays at 8pm, a family Thanksgiving dinner transpires, where secrets are revealed, bombs are dropped, and the fun is put back into dysfunctional. (“And, yes, we will be eating REAL food on stage.”)
Charles Fraser continues to assistant stage manage King Lear at Park Square Theatre, closing November 11. Later in the month, he will be performing in Miracle on Christmas Lake 2 at Yellow Tree Theatre, November 23 – December 30.
Dylan Fresco will perform in a reading of Life Without Limits, a new bilingual (Russian/English) play by Adam Kraar in development with Theatre Novi Most, on Monday, November 12 at 7pm. Xperimental Theatre at the University of Minnesota’s Rarig Center. Free.
Rachel Jendrzejewski‘s participatory performance project oneir0nautics will be part of the REwork group exhibition, curated by Molly Balcom Raleigh and Kirstin Wiegmann, during Art Attack at Northrup King from November 2-4. She is also assisting In the Heart of the Beast’s Hidebound, part of Erik Ehn’s Soulographie cycle at La MaMa in NYC from November 11-18.
Anton Jones is directing FLOW, the senior company show in the Theatre Arts Training program at Children’s Theatre (stage managed by Upstream Arts Teaching Artist Lindsey Samples). It has a preview on Thursday, Nov 15 and runs November 16-18. Tickets can be reserved through the CTC box office. The entrance to the education stage is through the stage door.
Norah Long is wrapping up the History Theatre production of Broadway’s 2011 Tony-nominated play Lombardi, through November 4. Next, she’ll head to Millford, NJ where she has been contracted to perform in The Sound of Music at Paper Mill Playhouse from November 23 – December 30.
Lindsey Samples is stage managing FLOW, the senior company show in the Theatre Arts Training program at Children’s Theatre (directed by Upstream Arts Teaching Artist Anton Jones). It has a preview on Thursday, Nov 15 and runs November 16-18. Tickets can be reserved through the CTC box office. The entrance to the education stage is through the stage door.
Matt Sciple is directing Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet at Macalester College from November 9-17. Performances will take place in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul. For ticket information, call 651-696-6359.