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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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Oct 27, 2017

Save the date for the upcoming event, The Compass Podcast Live, Episode 100! The evening of November 19, 2017 in NYC, more info to come. 

Actor and writer Tim Nicolai shares his experiences dealing with the dark side, the importance of community, mentorship, and taking action in the current political climate. 

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Oct 20, 2017

Actress Hillary Clemens shares her experiences with the dark side, becoming a mother as a working artist, her experiences in the midwest theater community, and the almost daily news roundups she's been writing since the election in an effort to nail down the facts in a time of misinformation and distraction in the political realm. You can follow her public posts on Facebook to view the news reports or become a patron and following along here: https://www.patreon.com/harborroundup

Oct 13, 2017

Playwright Adam Szymkowicz (Pretty Theft, Hearts Like Fists, among many other plays) shares his experiences with the dark side, persistence, becoming a parent, advising young writers, and his interview series which has just come to an end after featuring 1,000 playwrights. You can read the 1,000 Playwright Interviews on Adam's blog: http://aszym.blogspot.com/2017/09/1000-playwright-interviews.html. Please consider supporting the ongoing production of The Compass Podcast by rating and reviewing in iTunes and becoming a Patron at www.patreon.com/thecompasspodcast 

Oct 6, 2017

Actor Erin Wilhelmi shares her experiences with the dark side, her love for supporting the development of new plays, mentors, day jobs, and what it's been like taking over a role in a play that's already been running. She was appearing as Emmy in A Doll's House, Part 2 on Broadway when this episode was recorded. Check out her work at www.erinwilhelmi.com

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