Mixed Blood Theatre

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An Octoroon reviews are in!

“kinda brilliant in a crazy sort of way” 'rich, dazzling..provocative and improbably entertaining'
Jill Schafer, Cherry & Spoon/Broadway World

“unsettling, infinitely thought-provoking, and expertly acted … continues Mixed Blood’s streak of plays that will stick with you long after the curtain closes.”
–Emily Anderson, BAD Entertainment

'messy, clever and sometimes gut-bustingly funny.'
Rohan Preston, Star Tribune

'great playwriting being performed, directed and produced by a top notch theatre.'
Tamar Neumann, Aisle Say Twin Cities

'Only when you're one again outside the theater can the power of An Octoroon be fully appreciated'
Ed Huyck, City Pages

Our Mission

Mixed Blood Theatre, a professional, multi-racial company, promotes cultural pluralism and individual equality through artistic excellence, using theater to address artificial barriers that keep people from succeeding in American society.

Our Vision

To be the definitive destination where theater artists and audiences representing the global village can create and share work that spawns a ripple effect of social change and revolutionizes access to theater.

Our Core Values

Mixed Blood’s programming, audience, artists, board and staff model a plurality of coexisting peoples that makes the broadest range of human differences acceptable to the largest number of people.

The company’s evolution is toward better programs and operations that ensure artistic excellence, operational efficiency and financial solvency.

Mixed Blood offers an environment of transparency and consideration that is in keeping with the company’s mission of individual equality.

Predictably Unpredictable
Mixed Blood advances its artistry and mission through the selection and production of bold, new, and risk-taking programming.

Broad Focus
Mixed Blood connects its decisionmaking to a broader perspective by asking and answering “how does each significant decision advance Mixed Blood, its communities, and the regional theatre movement?”