Dylan Fresco

Dylan Fresco will perform with the SPCO CONNECT School Concerts Series this month


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.

Charles Fraser is returning to the role of Mr. Dussel for his fourth year in Park Square Theatre’s annual production of The Diary of Anne Frank. Now in its fifteenth edition, this educational matinee will be performed weekday mornings from February 11 through May 15.

Dylan Fresco is once again performing with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra CONNECT School Concerts Series. From February 5-7, he will appear in 6 concerts for students from 16 elementary and middle schools across the Twin Cities. Dylan has worked with the CONNECT program for 4 years now; catch him being interviewed (and performing in some hilarious costumes) in this short video!

Rachel Jendrzejewski wrote two short plays that will be part of the 2nd Annual Minneapolis One Minute Play Festival at Mixed Blood, in partnership with Walking Shadow Theatre Company, on February 15-16. She’s also opening Echo More Strongly, a new puppet play created in collaboration with Theo Goodell, as part of PuppetLab at In the Heart of the Beast from February 28-March 2.

Anton Jones is directing Shakespeare Youth Theatre’s production of The Taming of the Shrew at the Capri Theater for 4 nights only, February 26-March 1.

Norah Long is performing as a sketch actor in the live show and broadcast of WITS for MPR on Friday, February 28! She also recently joined the rosters of both Wehmann Models/Talent and Moore Creative Talent Agencies; and she continues to sing every Saturday and Sunday at St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church in Plymouth.

Lindsey Samples is beginning rehearsals for Letters to Sala, a Holocaust story by Arlene Hutton. Lindsey is directing the regional premiere of this piece, to open March 22 at the Sabes JCC.

Matt Sciple wrote two short plays that will be part of the 2nd Annual Minneapolis One Minute Play Festival at Mixed Blood, in partnership with Walking Shadow Theatre Company, on February 15-16.