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Support Mixed Blood for Social Change!

June 23, 2016

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I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Mixed Blood was honored to […]

Celebrate our 40th, Support Mixed Blood!

June 22, 2016

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Today we celebrate the 40th Anniversary Season WD40! MBT kicked off the season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon, named Best Play of 2016 by City Pages. Next was DJ Latinidad’s Latino Dance Party, a wholly original curated dance party of vignette stories created by award-winning Latino playwrights, DJs, composers, novelists and comedians. Mixed Blood closed […]

Support Mixed Blood #InTheNext40!

June 21, 2016

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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 […]

The Next 40 Starts NOW!

June 16, 2016

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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 […]

A note from Managing Director Amanda White Thietje: Revelry

April 20, 2016

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Friends of Mixed Blood: Please come celebrate with me at “Revelry: A Red-Tie Affair”, Mixed Blood’s 40th anniversary gala and/or after-party, set for May 14th at Paisley Park. …The Paisley Park. The one where Prince lives and sometimes wanders in unannounced and sits down at the purple piano. This event is going to be SO […]

Managing Director Amanda White Thietje’s acceptance speech at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Annual Conference

October 7, 2015

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Mixed Blood Managing Director Amanda White Thietje: On behalf of the staff and Board at Mixed Blood Theatre Company, I am delighted to accept the 2015 Anti-Racism Award today, meaningfully presented at the start of the Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Season. The Mixed Blood team would also like to congratulate its remarkable colleagues at Washburn Center […]

An invitation from MINNECANOS playwright Joe Minjares

October 6, 2015

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Amigos, I want to set aside the funny stuff for a second and write about something that I have been thinking about a lot. The human spirit. I sometimes wonder if we fully appreciate the struggles our immigrant ancestors faced only decades ago. My wife’s Grandfather, August Dahlquist, left his native Sweden at the age […]