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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: April, 2017
Apr 28, 2017

Visual artist Yazmany Arboleda shares his experiences with the dark side, the power of creating art in public spaces, following your heart instead of working within the system, valuing yourself, asking for help, and his latest project Espejismo, which asks the question "When people see you, what would you like them to know?". Check it out and share your own reflection at http://espejismo.art

Apr 21, 2017

The Compass Podcast, Episode 72: Dr. Lisa Hodge Kander. Director and teacher Dr. Lisa Hodge Kander shares her experiences with the dark side, her extensive work with youth theater, going back to school to get her PhD, the importance of defining success for yourself and building a community that can truly support you, raising a family, and the role of the artist as activist.

Apr 14, 2017

Director Rob Goudy shares his experiences with the dark side, navigating the theatre scene in his hometown of Minneapolis, looking for new ways to support yourself as an artist, growing up in the theatre, his dream spaces to direct a show in, plus some awesome recommendations. 

Apr 7, 2017
Actor and illustrator Jessica Love shares her experiences with the dark side, managing expectations, growing up in a family of artists, finding power in illustration and deciding to make that work another part of her career as opposed to a hobby, and the process of developing a children's book and finding a publisher. 

 

 

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