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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: May, 2016
May 29, 2016

Join me for an article by playwright Marsha Norman (http://marshanorman.com/On_Playwriting.htm) and some reflection on a recent project of mine, and check back next week for another full episode of The Compass. - Leah Walsh

May 20, 2016

Actor, singer, and dancer Chad Goodridge shares his experiences building practices into his life that help him avoid the dark side, the importance of communication in creative collaborations, developing new plays, and keeping things in perspective. Check out the new theatre company Chad is a part of: Crowded Outlet, they have a production called Lone Star Spirits June 3-19, 2016 @ 4th St Theatre in NYC.

May 13, 2016

Actor, teacher, and activist Abby Gerdst shares her experiences avoiding the dark side, starting a non profit, working with kids around the world, transitioning to focusing primarily on acting again, and how building community has always been a priority for her. 

May 6, 2016

Poet, performer, writer Samantha Thornhill shares her experiences dealing with the changing weather of the dark side, her healing mechanisms, the power of the journal, leaving New York and parenting her son in the country she was born in, and embracing the unknown. Check out her powerful work at www.samanthaspeaks.com

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