Sunday, April 26, 2015

Perpich alumni in the news

Perpich alumni have been getting loads of press for the great work they’ve been doing this month.

Check out some of the updates we’ve heard about here (and be sure to follow Perpich on Facebook and Twitter so you don’t miss anything!): 

Check out this great interview with Alyssa Herzog Melby, who is now the executive director for the Northfield Arts Guild!
Perpich alumna Joetta Wright ('03, theater) gives Perpich and her former teachers a shout out in this Star Tribune piece about the Mixed Blood Theater performance she is in.
Perpich alumnus (and Emmy award winner!) Jack Norton debuted his new documentary, “Jug Band Hokum,” at the Mid West Music Fest (MWMF). Learn more about the film and what Norton is up to here
Perpich alum Justin Alexander opened "Hapgood" earlier this month with Six Elements Theatre! Check out an interview on RedCurrent about the show and Justin's work here. Be sure to take in the show before it closes on May 2! 
Very cool MPR News piece on Perpich alumna Amara Hark-Weber and her involvement with the American Craft Council event earlier this month! 
Did you see Perpich alumnus Zach Sutton's band Hippo Campus on Conan O'Brien on March 24? If not, check out this City Pages piece on it to see the video and learn more! 
Thanks to Springboard for the Arts, Perpich alumnus Nik Nerburn ('07, media arts) is staying in the Kirkbride Building and making a documentary about the the former Fergus Falls State Hospital—but he says it isn't spooky. Would you be able to do it? Learn more about Nerburn's adventure in Fergus Falls here.
Earlier this month, First Avenue celebrated 45 years and Perpich alumnus Har Mar Superstar (aka Sean Tillmann ('95, theater)) was at the helm! Learn more about this momentous event here.
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