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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, 2016
Oct 28, 2016

Emily Simoness is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of SPACE on Ryder Farm, an artist residency in upstate NY. She shares her thoughts on the dark side, moving from a background as an actor into a new focus as SPACE has grown, the technical side of creating a non-profit, and building community. www.spaceonryderfarm.org Also, info on the upcoming Live Episode of The Compass on 11/6/2016. Check out The Compass Podcast on Facebook for all the details!

Oct 21, 2016
Playwright Jason Gray Platt shares his experiences with the dark side, new play development, balancing your financial life as an artist, collaboration, and theatre in unusual spaces. http://www.jasonplatt.com Also info on the November 6, 2016 Live Episode of The Compass!
Oct 14, 2016

Jazz pianist, composer, and activist Samora Pinderhughes shares his experiences with the dark side, music as social action, collaboration, self releasing an album, and finding balance in an uncertain field. Check out his amazing work: www.transformationssuite.com

Oct 7, 2016

Actor Chris Perfetti shares his experiences with the many facets of the dark side, the importance of community in a healthy life in the arts, acting in TV (including on HBO’s Looking) vs on stage, #fairwageonstage, and type casting. Please rate and review the podcast in iTunes. Live Episode of The Compass in NYC the evening of Sunday, November 6th, 2016! More info soon. 

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