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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, 2017
Jul 28, 2017

Director, choreographer, filmmaker, and dancer Yara Travieso shares her experiences with the dark side, finding a healthier way of working, coming from a creative family, the economy of art, and deciding where to put your energy. www.yaratravieso.com

Jul 21, 2017
Dancer and teacher Jamal Callender shares his experiences keeping out of the dark side, the strength he's finding in reexamining his approach to fitness and nutrition, the role technology plays in keeping him connected to his family and loved ones while dancing in Germany, the institutional differences in dance in Europe as opposed to the U.S.A., speaking up for yourself and your colleagues in a company setting, and starting the Barbados Dance Project. Check out the awesome work he's doing here: http://barbadosdanceproject.com
Jul 15, 2017

Actress and director Delia Kropp shares her experiences with the dark side, advocating for transgender actors and stories in the Chicago theatre scene, re-entering the profession, and the importance of pursuing opportunities you're passionate about. Check out her current work here: www.therealdelia.com. Feldenkrais lesson audio recordings mentioned can be found here: www.kinesophics.ca/category/podcast/

Jul 7, 2017

Actor Charlie Russell, currently performing in The Play That Goes Wrong on Broadway,  shares her experiences with the dark side, creating work with a longterm company of artists, growing in a performance and owning your choices, the long journey The Play That Goes Wrong has taken to go from performing in a pub to running the show on Broadway, taking care of yourself during a long wrong of a very physical show, and exploring New York City. Check out everything Mischief Theatre is up to here: http://mischieftheatre.co.uk

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