Category Archives: Past Event

Unhooked!

Date: Thu, Apr 29, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Central Time
Tickets: Pay What You Wish (to support the work of Jim Robinson and Dreamland Arts)
Online Platform: Zoom Meeting
Ages: Ages 18+

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Unhooked!
An online evening of introductory improvisation on Zoom with Jim Robinson

Spring has sprung. Like a coil. A coil that circles endlessly. Can we let go of repetitive thoughts? Stories with tired plots? Demands on the future? In improv we say, “let go of your story and be in the moment!” Let’s get together and give it a go. This 90-minute online workshop will use improv techniques to help us have fun without insisting on perfection. Please join Jim Robinson and Dreamland Arts for this pay-what-you-wish Zoom event. You can stay safe AND join us at Dreamland Arts. Sounds perfect, or at least pretty good!

Jim Robinson has a dual career in improvisation and psychology. He’s an alumnus of the Brave New Workshop, the Off-Beat Comedy Club onboard the Disney Magic, and is co-founder of Table Salt Productions, a local theater company dedicated to producing original works in the Twin Cities. Jim has also taught psychology at St. Catherine University and at the University of St. Thomas. He hails from Riverside, California.

Two One Act Comedies

Dates: Fri-Sat, May 21 & 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm Central Time
Matinee – Sat, May 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm Central Time
Tickets: Pay What You Can (or a little bit more?). Proceeds to support Dreamland Arts and Applause Community Theatre
Age Recommendation: Ages 10+
Duration: 1 hr. 15 minutes. No intermission.
Virtual Platform: This event will be presented on Zoom.

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Applause Community Theatre presents
Two One Act Comedies

“Do You Read Me?”
by Kathryn Funkhouser
Misfits on a mission to Mars. Also an eggplant!
and 
“The Six Foot Kiss”
by Stephen Olson
An actor dreams of love and theater and food delivery in the early days of the age of COVID.

Directed by Chad Snyder

Dr. Deep – “At a Time Like This”

Dates: Sat & Sun, March 20-21, 2021 at 7:30 PM CST
Online as a Zoom Webinar: Complete the form below to make a payment and receive the Zoom Webinar details.
Ticket Price: Pay Any Amount (because great wisdom shouldn’t have a price tag)
Ages: Recommended for those slightly jaded and older.
Duration: 1 hr.

WATCH TRAILER

Every now and then, a show comes along that changes your life. This isn’t one of them. If you’re still interested, then scroll down to complete the form and register for this event.

Dr. Deep: “At a Time Like This”
A lecture on Ultimate Liberation Philosophy during this time.
Presented as a live webinar on Zoom, with a Q&A following the lecture.

In his newest lecture, designed to be presented on Zoom, the brilliant Dr. Deep provides unique insights into navigating through life during these unprecedented times. He introduces the basic principles of Ultimate Liberation Philosophy, and provides razor sharp observations on his research into the intersection of science, spirituality and nonsense.

About Dr. Deep
Dr. Deep is a fictional character, and “At a Time Like This” is a one-man satirical play written and performed by theater artist Zaraawar Mistry, with music by Greg Herriges.

Dr. Deep’s first lecture (2015), titled “Shake Your Noggin Like a Bobblehead,” premiered at Dreamland Arts, and was presented during Illusion Theater’s Fresh Ink series. “Life Sucks, But I’m Cool With It” was presented at the 2019 Minnesota Fringe Festival.

Rarely has such absolute drivel been delivered with such sly panache.” Read the full review in the Star Tribune by Lisa Brock

If laughter truly is the best medicine, Dr. Deep might just prove a therapeutic treatment for humor-deprived psyches.” Read the full City Pages article by Brad Richason

Dr. Deep and You
Dr. Deep’s lecture has been presented at theaters (Dreamland Arts, Mixed Blood, Illusion Theater), art galleries (2001 A Space), yoga studios (IHT Yoga), organic farms (Dreamacres), in office buildings (Ramsey County) and even in people’s homes. Now, anyone can attend a Dr. Deep lecture on Zoom!

How Dare You!

Date: Thu, Feb 11, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Central Time
Tickets: Pay What You Wish (to support the work of Jim Robinson and Dreamland Arts)
Ages: Ages 18+

How Dare You!
an improv event on Zoom with Jim Robinson (Photo: Linda Peterson, U of M)

An on-line evening of introductory improvisation in honor of Valentine’s Day. We’ve been socially distanced. Emotions are running high. Is it time to see other people? YES (and…)! Let’s get together and have a fun, supportive, passionate evening of improvisation. This 90-minute on-line workshop will use improv techniques to help us connect with one another in fun, celebratory ways! In improv we say, “Commit! Commit! Commit!” It’s time we gave that a try. Please join Jim Robinson and Dreamland Arts for this pay-what-you-wish Zoom event. You can stay safe AND join us at Dreamland Arts. Sounds perfect!

Jim Robinson has a dual career in improvisation and psychology. He’s an alumnus of the Brave New Workshop, the Off-Beat Comedy Club onboard the Disney Magic, and is co-founder of Table Salt Productions, a local theater company dedicated to producing original works in the Twin Cities. Jim has also taught psychology at St. Catherine University and at the University of St. Thomas. He hails from Riverside, California.

Almost Normal

Date: Thu, Dec 17, 2020 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Central Time
Tickets: Pay What You Wish (to support the work of Jim Robinson and Dreamland Arts)
Ages: Ages 18+

Almost Normal
an improv event on Zoom with Jim Robinson (Photo: Linda Peterson, U of M)

NOTE: This performance will be presented on Zoom in a Meeting format. We recommend that you Download the Zoom App in advance and sign in prior to the show.

Winter is upon us after a frantic, perplexing fall. We’re still zooming. We’re still reeling from current events. We long for something familiar. Let’s get together and have a fun, supportive evening of improvisation. This 90-minute on-line workshop will use improv techniques to help us connect with one another in fun, celebratory ways! In improv we say, “make your scene partner look good.” It’s time we gave that a try. Please join Jim Robinson and Dreamland Arts for this pay-what-you-wish Zoom event. You can stay safe AND join us at Dreamland. Sounds perfect!

Jim Robinson has a dual career in improvisation and psychology. He’s an alumnus of the Brave New Workshop, the Off-Beat Comedy Club onboard the Disney Magic, and is co-founder of Table Salt Productions, a local theater company dedicated to producing original works in the Twin Cities. Jim has also taught psychology at St. Catherine University and at the University of St. Thomas. He hails from Riverside, California.