Breaking the Silence in Southwestern Minnesota
At a family event, eight sisters began to talk and realized that between the 1950s’ and the 1970s’ they were victims of sexual assault. The sisters had not told anyone about the abuse. Once these secrets came out, the sisters decided to bring sexual abuse awareness to their community, and they used the Illusion Theater to make that happen. Read more...
Orbitz has been a sponsor of Miss R since 2010, and now she joins Randy Rainbow and Margaret Cho in a singing (of course) commercial for Orbitz. Here's the link:
Remember in last year's Fresh Ink Series, where Tyler Michaels, Tyler Mills, and David Darrow did a workshop production of their new Robin Hood play? The revised work, The Boy and Robin Hood, opens May 24 and plays through June 11 at the Ritz Theater. It is the first production of their new theater company. For more info --- TrademarkTheater.Org.
Check out this article about how resourceful artists are at making a living by profiling, with both Dane Stauffer and Steve Hendrickson. Dane is shown here as he works with a Patrick Henry class which is a part of a long term Illusion School Partnership, and then he travels to Blue Earth, Minnesota to train an Illusion Peer Education Touch Troupe. Steve is appearing in Miranda on Illusion's Main Stage, but he has a business producing audio books including two Jeffrey Hatcher works that Illusion developed and premiered - Three Viewings and Murderers.