Address: 2822 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
About: Intermedia Arts is a catalyst that builds understanding among people through art. Its vision is to be a nationally recognized leader whose investment in changemaking artists, cross-sector partnerships, and unique arts-based approaches leads to more capable, healthy and equitable communities.
Mixed Blood Theater Company
Address: 1501 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone: (612) 338-6131
About: 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. Its vision is 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.
Pangea World Theater
Address: 711 West Lake Street, Suite 101, Minneapolis, MN 55408
About: Pangea World Theater builds bridges across multiple cultures and creates sacred and intersectional spaces. We create authentic spaces for real conversations across race, class and gender. Through a nuanced exploration of privilege, our own and others, we craft ensemble-based processes with a global perspective. Through art, theater and creative organizing we strive for a just world where people treat each other with honor and respect.
About: Penumbra Theatre creates professional productions that are artistically excellent, thought provoking, and relevant and illuminates the human condition through the prism of the African American experience. Penumbra’s goals include: To encourage and facilitate a culturally diverse and all-inclusive America by using theatre to teach, criticize, comment and model, and to use theatre to create an American mythology that includes African Americans and other peoples of color in every thread of the fabric of our society.
Pillsbury House Theater
Address: 3501 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
About: Pillsbury House Theatre’s mission is to create challenging theatre to inspire choice, change and connection. Among its programs is Breaking Ice, a multi-racial, socio-political improvisational theatre program that has developed performances and workshops for schools, corporations and community groups since 1996 around issues such as racism, sexism, and other challenging issues.
Science Live Theater – Race to the Finish Line – Science Museum of Minnesota
Address: 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul
Contact: Stephanie Long
Phone: (651) 221-4563 (professional development for teachers line)
About: Join us for a thought-provoking performance that complements the RACE: Are We So Different? exhibition. This 15-minute play focuses on two close colleagues who find their friendship begin to fracture as they start to discuss the topic of race. View show times here. Buy tickets here.
About: Mu produces great performances born of arts, equity, and justice from the heart of the Asian American experience. Mu celebrates and empowers Asian Americans through theater.
Youth Performance Company
Address: 3338 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
About: Youth Performance Company is a youth-inspired theatre that serves the community and fuels the creative spirit of youth by developing, empowering and advancing young artists. It celebrates diversity and encourages the preservation of cultural identity, and strives for cultural competence in a rapidly changing multicultural world.