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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: June, 2018
Jun 29, 2018

Host Leah Walsh shares about her one year sobriety anniversary and some of the resources she's found helpful along the way. Enjoy! 

Jun 22, 2018

Chelsea Ainsworth is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and one of the founders of Arts On Site: a multidiscipline arts organization in NYC that supports artists through performance based programs and community building events. Chelsea shares her experiences with the dark side, working in modern dance, starting a non-profit, building an artist retreat upstate, community, sticking to a mission statement, and slowing down. See what she's up to at Arts On Site or check out their beautiful rehearsal space here: www.artsonsite.org

Jun 8, 2018

In this mini episode host Leah Walsh shares an excerpt from a Ted Talk by Oskar Eustis, "Why Theater is Essential to Democracy". Check back next week for a full new episode of The Compass Podcast! https://www.ted.com/talks/oskar_eustis_why_theater_is_essential_to_democracy

Jun 1, 2018

Writer and performer Matthew-Lee Erlbach shares his experiences with the dark side, moving from NYC to LA, finding his way as a playwright, being in a relationship with another artist, writing for TV, and taking political action with your art. Check out his play "The Doppelganger" at Steppenwolf Theatre Company through June 2nd or see what he's up to here: http://matthew-lee.com/

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