Upstream Arts Teaching Artists Canae Weiss and Abby Magalee will be performing in Threads Dance Company’s “In the Margins.” Photo by Bill Cameron.

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.

Theresa Madaus is speaking as part of the DYFIT Symposium on Friday, November 1. She’ll share perspectives on this public art practice as well as plans for the future. More info here: She’s also performing as part of Life After 40: A Queer Birthday Pageant on November 10 at Moon Palace Books. More info here:

Greg Parks is producing and emceeing the Twin Cities Clown Cabaret. The show begins at 9pm every second Thursday of the month (next on Nov 8) and is $5 admission. Each cabaret features performing artists from around the Twin Cities showcasing their clowning and physical comedy chops from disciplines than span from stage to street, circus to festival. More info here:

Matt Sciple is 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:

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, November 12–26, December 10–17 | 7:00 – 9:00pm at the Guthrie. Register here: 

Canae Weiss and Abby Magalee will be performing in Threads Dance Project as guest artists for their fall show In The Margins. The show examines implicit bias as experienced by Deaf/Hard of Hearing communities and women in America. It takes place November 16 and 17 at the O’Shaughnessy. More info here:

Pramila Vasudevan is curating the Walker Art Center’s Choreographer’s Evening this November. Chris Garza has a dance piece included in the stellar line-up. Saturday, November 24 at 7pm and 9:30pm. More info here: