Norah as Marie Lombardi in Theatre L'Homme Dieu's Lombardi (Photo: Scott Pakudaitis)

Norah as Marie Lombardi in Theatre L’Homme Dieu’s Lombardi (Photo: Scott Pakudaitis)


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.


Jess Finney is training for her 2nd YWCA of Minneapolis Women’s Triathlon, raising funds for Upstream Arts in the process! Click here to learn more.

Charles Fraser is performing as the Narrator in Actors Theater of Minnesota’s production of Princess Diana: The Musical at the Cabaret Theater in Camp Bar, St. Paul, from July 18 – 27.

Rachel Jendrzejewski is performing in it’s [all] highly personal, a collaboration with SuperGroup for the Walker Art Center’s Momentum: New Dance Works, July 11-13 at the Southern. She also contributed writing to ||8ve’s The End of the Line, part of the Artscape Festival in Baltimore on July 21; and The Hive Project, which will have a work-in-progress showing with Padua Playwrights in L.A. on July 25 & 26.

Norah Long is heading out again twice in July – this time, for a Theatre L’Homme Dieu run of Lombardi in Alexandria, MN and a month-long run reprising Judy Garland in History Theatre’s Beyond the Rainbow at Arts Garage in Del Ray Beach, Florida! Norah will be swimming the Atlantic and acting her heart out down south through August 12.

Matt Sciple is performing in the ensemble for Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at the Historic Chief Theatre in Bemidji from July 3-13.