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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: July, 2016
Jul 30, 2016

Actor, filmmaker, and visual artist Dion Mucciacito shares his thoughts on the dark side, finding flow in an unpredictable lifestyle, discipline, the differences between making art in L.A. vs. NYC, and embracing change. (http://www.dionmucciacito.com) The Compass was featured on Playbill.com this week! Check it out

Jul 22, 2016

Actor and writer Sean Parker shares his experiences with the dark side, making a cross-country move, creating your own work, solitude, success, and storytelling. 

Jul 15, 2016

Playwright Beth Kander shares her experiences with the dark side, how her time living in rural Michigan and Jackson, Mississippi have influenced the way she tells stories, the "emerging playwright" situation in today's theater culture, and how she and her husband are preparing for their soon-to-be roles as artists who are parents. Check out Beth's work and upcoming events at http://www.bethkander.com!

Jul 8, 2016

Actor Nate Miller discusses the dark side, keeping busy between jobs, co-founding his theater company Lesser America, community, family, and his love of the ongoing cultural conversation in New York.

Jul 1, 2016

Join me for an article about the dangers of suppressing anger, and a poem by Billy Collins read by a special guest, Frankie J. Alvarez. Check back next week for a full episode. We reached 10,000 downloads of The Compass this week! Thank you for listening, and please leave a rating or review in iTunes if you have a moment.

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