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We get asked a lot of questions about our model, our work, and our impact. Many answers can be found below, or within our Community Report.

2018 Community Report

What is Interact's approach?

Devised Theater

Rehearsals

  • 5.5 hours/day
  • 3-5 days/week

Dramaturgy

  • Studying visual, audio, and print media and discussing as a company

Performance Creation

  • Character-building; script-writing; plot, music and dance development through improv and theater exercises

Intensives *

  • 5-10 intensives/year
  • Improv
  • Articulation
  • Movement
  • Singing

*Sometimes taught by guest artists

Guided artistic development

Individual praxis

  • 5.5 hours/day
  • 3-5 days/week

Workshops *

  • 4 workshops/month
  • Various media, such as water
    color, ceramics, mosaic, textile, and others

*Sometimes taught by guest artists

Group critiques/Intensives

  • 2 sessions/week discussing artists’ own and others’ work
  • Specialized Ceramics and Fiber Arts studios
  • Research and experience-oriented outings

Daily needs and Adult Day compliance

Individual care

  • Each artist has an Interact advocate and staffing ratios vary between 1:5 to 1:8 for individual care and supports

Daily needs

  • Transportation
  • Medication
  • Coordination with case manager
  • Finance management
  • Communication with housing provider

Adult Day compliance

  • Monthly goal-setting and check-ins
  • Yearly meeting with case manager
  • Daily physical exercises
  • Adult Day billing
  • Up-to-date disability risk and management plan

What does Interact do?

1-2 full-scale theatre productions each year featuring all performing artists

10-20 performances for each production

5-10 performances per year for conferences and corporations

15-20 in-house performances per year for groups touring Interact

Interact artists regularly exhibit work in art galleries, museums and institutions, and artist-run spaces. We partner with local and national organizations to hold exhibitions that explore a broad range of forms and ideas. Between solo, group, and juried exhibitions, Interact artists collectively participate in 15+ exhibitions per year.

Additionally, work by Interact artists is always on view in our Saint Paul studio and working gallery, which is open to the public Monday – Friday, 9 a.m – 4 p.m.

2 domestic or international residencies per year at schools, hospitals, or art organizations

About 3 weeks of arts learning and 2 performances or exhibitions per residency

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