The Southern Theater launches into its next chapter with hiring of new executive director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT Hailey Colwell, The Southern Theater,, (651) 403-0884 MINNEAPOLIS — The Southern Theater announced today that Janette Davis has been hired as the theater’s acting Executive Director. Davis, a nonprofit consultant and experienced arts and marketing professional, will manage the theater's day-to-day operations and will work to revitalize […]

Take a look at our 2018 season!

The year 2018 is a big one for The Southern because it's the first one ever where we have used an open season selection process. A panel of four outstanding artists selected just over 25 companies to perform for our ARTshare initiative. This year, we're getting ready for a rich variety of programming that includes […]

The emerging choreographers of the Momentum New Dance Works Festival 2017.

Momentum's choreographers talk process

Week 1 of Momentum: New Dance Works Festival 2017 is July 13-15. We talked with the companies presenting works in Week 1 about their development process and what links and separates their pieces. This interview features LA-based sound poet Tom Comitta; Billy Mullaney and Emily Gastineau of Fire Drill; and Deja Stowers, Founder and Artistic Director of BLAQ. The Momentum artists worked on their projects for […]

Mathew Janczewski of ARENA Dances.

Shining in the shadows

With his new work Picturing That Day, Mathew Janczewski and his company ARENA DANCES look back on the choreographer’s career and his change of roles in the dance community. And they open a new Candy Box. By Hailey Colwell It all started with a journal entry from the year 2000. All it said was, “gold […]