Catch Evelyn, the newest addition to our Teaching Artist company, in My Life is All But Over at Red Eye 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.

Sarah Brown is performing in Family Funeral at HUGE Theater every Saturday night in June at 8pm“Family Funeral is an improvised…..comedy. Because we all have been there, or will be.”

Evelyn Digirolamo is performing in My Life is All But Over, a new play by Andrew Lee Dolan and Peter Heeringa, premiering as part of Red Eye Theater’s NEW WORKS 4 WEEKS: ISOLATED ACTS festival from June 6-8.

Jessica Finney is directing a workshop of a new play for the Playwrights’ Center 2014 Core Apprentice Program on June 13.

Rachel Jendrzejewski is honored to be a judge for the glorious American Craft Council Cage Match on June 4 at 7pm. She’s also collaborating with SuperGroup, Brute Heart, and Liz Miller on Circumstances for We, a participatory performance project for Northern Spark, on June 14-15; and she is collaborating with Theo Goodell on Things Are You The All, a new multidisciplinary performance that will premiere as part of Red Eye Theater’s NEW WORKS 4 WEEKS: ISOLATED ACTS festival from June 20-22.

Don Mabley-Allen is co-producing Heliotrope X, a three-day festival of underground and experimental music. This year’s edition will be held at Intermedia Arts. Featuring almost 30 musical acts, as well as a merchandise bazaar and improvised music (curated by Casey Deming of Madame of the Arts) in Intermedia’s gallery space, the festival runs from 6 PM to midnight, Thursday 6/5 through Saturday 6/7.