Crack & Chipped

Dystonia Awareness Moment: I receive 150 units of Botox every 10 weeks by injection into my neck and upper back. I receive approximately 15 shots. First, my Doctor inserts the needle that is wired to a machine that can listen to the strength/intensity of the spasm. Based off that they decide how much to inject ...

Cinderella – Children’s Theatre Company

Photo Credit: Dan Norman Cinderella, A Children’s Theatre Company Original Production Adapted by John B. Davidson, Original music by Victor Zupanc, Directed by Peter C. Brosius This was my first visit to Children’s Theater Company! My niece Ashley (@mycreativeadventure) attended with me and neither of us knew what to expect of this modern yet traditional spin ...

The Oldest Boy – Jungle Theater – Review

Photo Credit: Dan Norman  Regional premiere of The Oldest Boy, a “play in three ceremonies” by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Sarah Rasmussen now through December 18, 2016 at the Jungle Theater. Letting go – the ultimate LOVE. The Oldest Boy is about an American mom and Tibetan husband whose three year old son is believed ...

STOMP – Ordway Theater

Have you seen the international sensation? I hadn’t! STOMP is showing now through Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Ordway Theater is St. Paul. It’s amazing what beautiful music can be made only using our bodies. Then add in a few brooms, some garbage cans, a little creativity and look out! STOMP is very entertaining ...

The Parchman Hour – Guthrie Theater – Minneapolis

The cast of the Guthrie Theater’s The Parchman Hour, written by Mike Wiley and directed by Patricia McGregor. Scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Katherine O’Neill, lighting design by Jiyoun Chang and projection design by Tom Mays. October 1 – November 6, 2016 on the McGuire Proscenium Stage at the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis. Photo ...

Sense and Sensibility – Guthrie Theater – Minneapolis

Alejandra Escalante (Marianne Dashwood), Jolly Abraham (Elinor Dashwood), Kris L. Nelson (John Dashwood) and the cast of the Guthrie Theater’s production of Sense and Sensibility, adapted by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Sarah Rasmussen. Scenic design by Junghyun Georgia Lee, costume design by Moria Sine Clinton, lighting design ...

The 2016 Ivey Awards

This was my first year attending the Ivey Awards and it was a blast! We are so fortunate to have such an amazing theater community in the Twin Cities and this unique event to honor it. Below, I attached the press release naming all the honorees and details about the event supplied by Anne Q. ...

Paint Your Wagon – Ordway Theater

The Company of Lerner & Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon at Ordway Theater, St.Paul, Minnesota. Photo Credit: Tracy Martin The promise of a new life…. Paint Your Wagon is such a joy to watch! The music, adapted story, costumes and dancing are definitely soul stirring. The California Gold Rush was an amazing time in history when people ...

Red Chair Journey – Postcards

It’s been such a cool experience getting my #RedChairJourney postcards back after our road trip west. I left these cards in different locations as we traveled, asking the question – What Stirs Your Soul? This was just a start, an experiment, and I am looking forward to continuing my Red Chair Journey project in Minnesota. The ...

Red Chair Journey – Zion National Park

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. -W.Clement Stone Continuing the #TNTroadtrip2016 wrap up. After leaving Jackson Hole, Wyoming, we headed to Park City, Utah then to Vegas stopping at Zion National Park on the way. I’m way afraid of heights. Driving up and around the cliffs of Zion National Park gave me anxiety ...