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Civic Practice Projects are developed in collaboration with a stakeholder or partner organization in response to an expressed desire or concern.

Representative projects include:

Switch Up!

  • Minneapolis police department and civilian role playing exchange

Teachers Take the Firehouse

  • A night dedicated to giving teachers a microphone and a stage. Featured stories, poetry, and statements about joys and realities of being an educator in Twin Cities.

Cedar Riverside Health Exchange 

  • Health fair booths + performers from Cedar Riverside + break out sessions

  • Article about the event here

How We Eat

  • Participatory research study using theater games to glean insight into public health for a partner's PhD study in applied food economics

Progress Notes: Stories from the Medical School Experience

  • Monologues, prose and poetry written, curated, and performed by medical and Brown/ Trinity MFA Students

*Addie's derives her methodology for civic practice projects from the Center for Performance and Civic Practice.

Cedar Riverside Health Exchange
Flyer for Health Fair
Teachers Take the Firehouse
Providence Public Library
Switch Up!
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Other related coaching, workshops, presentations etc.:

  • Communication coach for Brown University’s Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership Program- 2018-2019

  • Brown/ Trinity actors pop-up performance at Providence Public Library (image above)- 2018 

  • Theater workshop with Bridging Hearts, young adults on autism spectrum- 2016

  • Acting coach for Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) Simulation Center- 2015

  • “Acting 101” Simulation Conference at HealthPartners on behalf of Mixed Blood Theatre- 2015

  • Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference at Hellmuth & Johnson on behalf of Mixed Blood Theatre- 2015

  • “Drama in the English Classroom” CATESOL (California Teachers of English as a Second Language)- 2013

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