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Tech Tools Talks Shop: Freelancers

  • U of MN Rarig Center, Nolte Xperimental Theater 330 21st Ave S Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States (map)

So you’re a freelancer.  How do you get gigs? How do you negotiate rates? How do you manage your time and evaluate your risks? What are your legal rights? You want to go professional but hold down another job; does that make you a hobbyist? Hear our panel of freelance theater professionals talk about how they got started, the different faces of freelancing, the big issues that affect them, how they make it work, and ask them all the questions you have about joining the freelance world.


Lisa Smith (Stage Manager)

Mike Wangen (Lighting Designer)

John Stillwell (Scenic Carpenter & Electrician)

Mina Kinukawa (Scenic Designer)

Michael Murnane (Lighting Designer).

Moderated by Leah Cooper.


Light refreshments will be served after the discussion. Stay and chat with our panelists!

This event is Pay-What-You-Want at the door.