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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: September, 2016
Sep 30, 2016

Nigel Campbell is a dancer and Co-Founder/Artistic Director of MOVE NYC, a tuition free summer dance intensive for NYC youth. He shares his experiences with the dark side, building MOVE NYC from the ground up, making professional decisions that prioritize your well-being, dancing abroad and returning to New York, and using dance for community action. www.movenyc.nyc

Sep 23, 2016

Dancer and teacher Jenna Pollack shares her thoughts on the dark side, expanding the definition of dance, redefining value systems for yourself, understanding the business side of the arts, and dancing in Europe. www.jennapollack.com

Sep 16, 2016

Director Wes Grantom shares his experiences with the dark side, being a parent in NYC, producing your own work, day jobs, and finding balance. Check out his theatre company Crowded Outlet: www.crowdedoutlet.org

Sep 9, 2016

Actress Liz Jenkins shares her thoughts on the dark side, being an actor in LA, sketch comedy and improv, confidence, bringing yourself out in auditions, and making your own work. Check out her current project, WERK Web Series, here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/werk-web-series

Sep 2, 2016

The Compass Podcast, Episode 43: Kambi Gathesha is now online! Actor and dancer Kambi Gathesha shares his experiences with the dark side, evolving as an artist, combining mediums, and the balancing act between what is fulfilling artistically vs financially.

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