Brian Bose teaching a dance move at the front of a room full of dancing students.

Brian Bose teaches Slay!, a hip hop fusion dance class.

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.

Brian Bose teaches Slay!, a hip hop fusion workout dance class. Feel sexy, fierce and powerful while learning fun choreography, grooving to music and dancing your way to empowerment. This class creates an open environment to explore your body, challenge yourself and reconnect with your inner child. Mondays, October 8–29, November 12–26, December 10–17 | 7:00 – 9:00pm at the Guthrie. Register here: 

Lindsey Samples directed Ifrah Mansour’s play How to have fun in a Civil War, which is now touring to St. Cloud: More info here:

Dupree Edwards is emceeing Hammer’s Got Talent on Monday, October 29 at 6:30pm. Following the structure of America’s Got Talent, this cabaret  features multiple artists and disciplines. Held at Hammer Residences, 1909 Wayzata Blvd in Wayzata, MN 55391.

Matt Sciple directed Fish in a Tree, an emotionally-charged and uplifting story highlights that everyone is more than a label and great minds don’t always think alike. October 5-28. More info here: He’s also performing in The Last Schwartz, a wacky comedy/drama exploring Jewish identity and the question of cultural continuity within family dynamics. October 20 – November 11. More info here: