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.
Nikki Abramson is busy developing NO LIMITS, a one woman show about disabilities and defeating the odds, to premiere at the Minnesota Fringe Festival in August. Save the date for August 5-14, Ritz Theater Studio!
Aaron Fiskradatz is in the midst of youth performances, having recently closed a production of Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS with 2nd through 7th graders, and preparing to open The Trials of Robin Hood, a comedy featuring 6th through 12th graders, for two weekends, July 22-31 at Lakeshore Players Theatre in White Bear Lake.
Dylan Fresco is co-teaching Actor + Artist: Performance and Visual Art, a cool summer camp collaboration between the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Children’s Theatre Company for kids in grades 4-6 or ages 8-10. Spaces and full scholarships are still available! Click here for details.
Rachel Jendrzejewski is curating (and presenting new work-in-progress in collaboration with Brooklyn-based choreographer Terry Hempfling in) Hybrid Performance Experiments, a one-night event in conjunction with the exhibition Voids I Refelctions at Silverwood Park Gallery, on Friday, July 22 at 7pm. Free and open to the public, with outdoor bonfire reception to follow!
Lindsey Samples is going to LaMama Umbria’s International Director’s Symposium in Umbria, Italy, where she will be taking workshops in directing from master artists and networking with directors from around the world. She is honored that this opportunity will be funded by a Next Step Grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC)!
Matt Sciple is in Chicago all month, performing alongside fellow UA Teaching Artist Norah Long in Nature with TigerLion Arts at Morton Arboretum.