Ifrah Mansour and a life-size puppet leaning towards each other, face to face.

Ifrah Mansour in “How to Have Fun in a Civil War,” directed by Teaching Artist Lindsey Samples.

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 as well as notable accomplishments.

Lindsey Samples directed Ifrah Mansour’s play How to Have fun in a Civil War, which is touring to Mankato State University on April 7 at 7:30pm and the Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud on April 13 at 7:30pm.
Nikki Abramson  is performing as the evil twin, Elle in Comedy Combats on April 14 at Mugshots in Bloomington. Comedy Combats is an improv troupe that performs every 2nd Saturday of the month at 7pm.
Pedro Lander‘s drag persona, Doña Pepa, will be celebrating her 1st drag birthday on Thursday April 5 in DragEvolution at Lush Bar; she will be competing in the show starting at 10pm for a spot to perform at DragRevolution on Saturday night with the queens of Lush. You can also see her as part of the family-friendly Drag Story Hour on Saturday April 28 at Pillsbury House Theatre from 10:30-11:30am. Pedro will also perform in Alfred and Me; by Michael Sommers on April 12, 13, 14 http://www.openeyetheatre.org/alfred-and-me