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.


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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