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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, 2018
Apr 27, 2018

Actor Anna O'Donoghue shares her experiences with the dark side, her extensive work with new play development, growing up in NYC, day jobs, and how her approach to auditioning has changed over time. 

Apr 20, 2018

In today's mini episode, host Leah Walsh shares a quote from Martha Graham. Check back next week for a new episode and guest! https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/47790.Martha_Graham

Apr 13, 2018

Actor Marcus Crawford Guy shares his experiences with the dark side, what he's learned from his teaching work with Artists Striving To End Poverty, auditioning, collaborating with artists of different disciplines, and navigating the visa system as a working actor from another country. Check out what he's up to at: www.marcuscrawfordguy.com, and learn more about ASTEP here: https://astep.org

Apr 6, 2018

Actor Nick Westrate shares his experiences with the dark side, his involvement with Fair Wage Onstage and Actors Equity to fight for a living wage for Off-Broadway performers, his artistic mentors, celebrating other artists, and the conversation series he hosted in New York Theatre Workshop interviewing veterans of non-traditional and experimental theater. Check out those interviews at: http://processinperformance.blogspot.com Get involved with Fair Wage OnStage: http://fairwageonstage.org

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