For mature audiences Moldovan immigrant Nadia has a work visa identifying her as an “alien…
6 new plays created in just 24 hours with some of the Twin Cities' most…
A futuristic drama about a group of women struggling to hold society together in a…
About Theatre Unbound
We provide audiences with engaging, rarely-seen perspectives on issues that are relevant and universal.
Theatre Unbound productions have given opportunities to 137 female directors, 435 female actors, 109 male actors, and 126 female playwrights from the 10th century to the 21st.
Artistic Director Stacey Poirier has been named Favorite Minnesota Role Model for Women in the Arts by Minnesota Women's Press. Our all-female production of Julius Caesar won an Ivey Award for Inventive Reinterpretation.
Please enjoy these pictures from the first run-through of Aliens with Extraordinary Skills.
This weekend, Theatre Unbound Executive Director Anne Bertram and board members Barb Van Vreede and Kathy Blegen-Huntley volunteered at the summer picnic for Breaking Free, a non-profit organization serving women involved in systems of abuse, exploitation and prostitution/sex trafficking. This was part of the Ghostlight Project Summer of Service volunteer initiative connecting theatres and theatre-makers Read more about TU’s Summer of Service[…]
Theatre Unbound Core Company Member Laura Wiebers and Board Member Kathy Blegen-Huntley talked with the Ordway’s Shelley Quiala before the Wednesday, July 19 performance of Jesus Christ Superstar. The Ordway production featured Erin Schwab as King Herod, and they called on us to share our thoughts on gender, power and theatre. Video of the discussion Read more about TU Power Talk at the Ordway[…]
Audition date added: Friday,July 14 Theatre Unbound is currently casting Aliens with Extraordinary Skills by Saviana Stanescu. Moldovan immigrant Nadia has a work visa identifying her as an “alien with extraordinary skills” – she is a clown. When she receives a deportation order, she goes into hiding in New York City. A dark comedy based Read more about Auditions for Fall 2017 Show: NEW DATE ADDED[…]
Thanks to Pamela Espeland for including us in Artscape! History Theatre to present a year of premieres; how to hear the Minnesota Orchestra for free For its 2017-18 season, the History Theatre will present a year of premieres, including the latest collaboration by Jeffrey Hatcher and Chan Poling. Theatre Unbound, the women’s theatre, will stage Read more about MinnPost shout-out to Season 18[…]
Check out The Growler’s feature on working towards gender equity in theatre, complete with images from TU’s Hamlet and the 2017 Smackdown!
Clowns on the run, steampunk drama and WTF We’re proud to announce our eighteenth season of timely and invigorating stories by women artists. Tickets available now! Aliens with Extraordinary Skills by Saviana Stanescu (Ensemble Studio Theatre, Women’s Project), directed by Melissa Simmons (Providence Academy, Emmrich Productions). Moldovan immigrant Nadia has a work visa identifying her Read more about Announcing our 2017-18 season![…]
Theatre Unbound is partnering with Raw Sugar to develop new comedies by women/trans/femme playwrights. Proposals are due May 19th. We hope to hear from you! Click here to apply.
We are sad to announce that 2016-17 is Artistic Director and Founder Stacey Poirier’s last season with Theatre Unbound. “Theatre Unbound owes everything to Stacey’s tireless work and dedication to providing opportunities for women theatre artists,” says Executive Director Anne Bertram. “We will miss her, and we wish her the very best.” Poirier says, “Sharing Read more about Stacey’s moving on, Core Company’s stepping up[…]
“Leaf on the Wind”, written by Cynthia Uhrich and Jen Tuder for the 2015 Xtreme Theatre Smackdown, has been published by Smith & Kraus in 105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance. Our indefatigable Smackdown Playwright Wrangler Matthew A. Everett also has two plays in this collection. Congratulations to Cynthia, Jen and Matthew!