Using my day job skills to be a better writer


A dispatch from Dayjob Land reminds us how the corporate world can inform our artistic existence.

BLOG: Let's Not Talk About the Oscars

Fringe | Production | Tradition

More about lottery, protests and death; less about everyone's favorite award show.

Exploring change for the awkward arts zealot: Local


Charles Campbell asks himself "What's up?" and gets an answer as complex as it is exhilarating.

Playlist profile: Sha Cage

"I can see it all blending: hip-hop, spoken word, traditional theater forms. It’s like a playground where all these things can come together."

A freelancer's plea for fair treatment under the law


After a life-changing injury, a theater technician offers an education on the hard facts of freelancing.

BLOG: Climbing The Summit (or "How To Lose Audience and Alienate Artists")

Audience | Production | Training

In Washington, D.C., a panel discussion of artistic directors breaks open every can of worms. Believe it or not, this does matter to us in Minnesota.

Exploring change for the awkward arts zealot: Personal


Charles Campbell kicks off a series on change in the arts with a look at personal evolution.

REVIEW: 'The Music Man' from Ten Thousand Things


Some people just don't get musicals, and Dominic Orlando just doesn't get why.

BLOG: Long Live the NEA Chair!

Management | Process | Production

The internet cried out, and the President (maybe) listened. Also, why not try Dollar Tree theater?

What makes a perfect puppet?


Seth Eberle expounds on the process of producing a perfect puppet for a particular puppet production.