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The Compass

The Compass is a podcast that asks: What do artists do to keep themselves from going to the dark side? How do they find balance when they may be creating beautiful things, but not necessarily making their entire income from their art? Hosted by actress Leah Walsh.
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Now displaying: October, 2015
Oct 30, 2015

Actor and producer Dylan Christina Moore shares her experiences curating new work in unusual settings, prioritizing happiness, the artist as citizen, and finding her way out of the dark side. Check out the work she does with ASTEP (and Episode 1 guest, Alejandro Rodriguez) at https://asteponline.org and her producing work with her company Our Exquisite Corpse.

Oct 23, 2015
Episode 9: Lori Wolter Hudson

Director Lori Wolter Hudson talks about producing her own work, having her baby six weeks early and how that affected her latest production, letting go, and the stability of a full time day job. Check out Lori's theater company Three Day Hangover at www.threedayhangover.com

Oct 16, 2015

Dancer and actor Collin Baja shares his experiences with balancing his creative drive and taking care of his body and mind. He talks about what the dark side looks like for him and how friendships and meditation help him stay out of it. Also: being in a relationship with another artist, Fort Tryon Park, modeling as a day job, and focusing on what's really important in life. 

Oct 9, 2015
Episode 7: Britannie Bond

Actress Britannie Bond discusses her time in New York, finding photography, the virtues of stability in a day job, and the glories of BAM. 

Oct 2, 2015
Episode 6: Vichet Chum

Actor and writer Vichet Chum shares his experiences building an artistic life in New York City and battling the dark side with writing. He talks about the one-person show he's been working on about his Cambodian heritage, The Group Lab theatre company, and finding a day job which uses his education. 

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