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The Next 40 Starts NOW!

June 16, 2016


Mixed Blood Theatre’s 40th Anniversary season started off with tremendous energy and optimism. Along with the launch of the Theatre’s first ever Major Gifts Campaign and exciting renovations to the Firehouse, MBT introduced WD40, its wildly-named anniversary season, to invite guests into the next decade. The year kicked off well, and then there were some […]

Impromptu Q&A with our friends at SAVING TAPE MEDIA CONVERSION

September 9, 2015


In preparation for our major firehouse re-construction we cleared out a lot of storage, and owe huge thanks to SAVING TAPE MEDIA CONVERSION for their amazing work converting 40 years of Mixed Blood archival footage to digital! Q: How many hours did you convert? THOR: Roughly 20 hours Q: What types of projects to you […]

This #ThrowbackThursday we offer some thoughts from Artistic Director Jack Reuler, on spotting talent and trusting your instincts

February 13, 2014


The American theatre is burdened by a need for validation.  Instead of looking at talent and recognizing it as talent, we look to our peers and colleagues.  Artistic directors and directors make note that an individual has worked at or been produced by the Guthrie or designed on Broadway or has an MFA from Yale […]

Meet Faby Roman – Mixed Blood’s Audience Outreach Associate!

November 7, 2013


Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself! A: I was born and raised in Southern California. Both my parents are originally from Mexico and met when they came to the states. I was raised by my mom and stepdad (interesting fact: my stepdad is a Vietnamese immigrant). I have two younger sisters, Anna and Amy. […]

The Curtain Closes on Displaced Hindu Gods

October 28, 2013


While the stage, the artists, and the audiences may no longer be in the Firehouse, the memories still exist! Our Twitter family left some great comments about their experiences during #DisplacedHinduGods. Check out what some audience members had to say about the trilogy: There was love for the star! You guys. Go to @mixed_blood and […]

Lipica and “The Switch” – How She Learned to Play Two Characters at Once and Not Go Crazy

October 21, 2013


Today, I registered for the Minnesota Monster Dash, a 10-mile race. It will be my first time running a double digit distance, and given my recently resumed running regimen, I think it will be the perfect way to end my time here in the Twin Cities! It’s in two weeks. I think I might be […]

Making it Rain (on stage)

October 18, 2013


Getting the sounds and sight of water perfect for Mixed Blood’s current run of Aditi Brennan Kapil’s Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy was a technical feat for the Theatre’s production team. The Chronicles of Kalki requires half of the cast to get wet and the title character to be completely drenched onstage. With wires and lights […]