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Mixed Blood welcomes artist Taous Khazem. She will expand our Cedar Riverside programming with her project to gather Somali folktales remembered from childhood. Thanks to The William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG) for the Fox Foundation Actor Fellowships supporting Taous in her works!
Seeking Chief Operating Officer - Mixed Blood Theatre's Chief Operating Officer (COO) will provide leadership to an organization that has been serving communities in Minneapolis & beyond since 1976. The role is supported by strong partnerships with the Chief Engagement Officer (CEO), Artistic Director, and Board of Directors, and is responsible for cultivating resources in pursuit of the theatre’s social justice-rooted mission and vision. Learn MORE.
Come to Mixed Blood on January 19th at 5pm to participate in The Ghostlight Project. With co-hosts Theater Latté Da and 7th House Theater, and others we will gather outside the theatre to creat a "light" for dark times ahead and to renew our pledge to stand for the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for all.
On January 15th, bowl with us at Dr. Kingpin, our annual bowling fundraiser for the theatre!
Compendium included ORANGE on their Best of 2016 list!
Proud to announce that VIETGONE by Qui Nguyen is the final show in our 2016/2017 Season!
Wednesday and Friday only, NOV 23 & 25! Join our post-show featuring the actors from ORANGE!
Thanks for supporting Mixed Blood on Give to the Max Day! Your generosity helped us raise our largest Give to the Max Day total ever--nearly $12,000! #YOUAREMIXEDBLOOD and we are #SOTHANKFUL.
Star Tribune calls ORANGE “hip, sharp and surprising”. Read review HERE.
Pioneer Press says “ORANGE offers audiences moments of laughter, glimpses of tenderness and a good deal of food for thought about ability and perception.” Read more HERE.
How Was The Show says “ORANGE has the potential to become a permanent part of the canon.” Read review HERE.
Support Mixed Blood on Give to the Max Day – November 17, 2016
Aditi Brennan Kapil talks about the inspiration for her new play, ORANGE in the Pioneer Press!
Mixed Blood Theatre hosts The Ghostlight Project
On January 19, 2017 at 5:30pm, Mixed Blood Theatre participated in The Ghostlight Project.
On this inaugeration eve, we renewed our pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone--regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, or sexual orientation. and friends, supporters and advocates to stand together in solidarity.
For additional information about The Ghostlight Project national movement visit: theghostlightproject.com
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A LETTER FROM JACK
In 2008 when Barack Obama was nominated, elected, and inaugurated, many people for whom I have great respect called to ask “Are you going to declare victory and close Mixed Blood’s doors, mission accomplished?” Such queries surprised me. Perhaps the cup is half full, but we have a long way to go before we “hold these truths to be self evident.” Individual equality has been and remains elusive.
A large gulp has been drunk from that half-full cup and Mixed Blood’s purpose – successful pluralism – feels more immediate and urgent than ever. ...read more here.
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