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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: February, 2017
Feb 24, 2017

Actor James Davis shares his thoughts on avoiding the dark side, being open to any path as an actor, New York City, taking time to uproot everything and travel, the support of family, and collaboration. Currently appearing in Mother of Invention by James License at Abingdon Theatre Company. Check out his work here: www.jamesdavisactor.com

Feb 17, 2017

Costume Designer Caitlin Cisek shares her experiences with the dark side, juggling freelance design work, teaching, being a part of the national theatre conversation, and collaboration. Check out her work here: www.caitlincisek.com

Feb 10, 2017

Writer and actress Megan Donahue shares her experiences with the dark side, transitioning to a new city, freelance writing, producing your own work, being an actor in a play you wrote, and free theatre. Check out her current production in Chicago: www.accomplicetheatre.com

Feb 3, 2017

Dancer Erica Badgeley shares her experiences with the dark side, dancing in Europe, the differences between the dance communities in America and Europe, negotiating visas and health insurance, and reevaluating your goals. Check out her blog at: www.dancingacrossborders.blogspot.com

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