Sheila Regan is a performer, playwright and journalist living in the Twin Cities. As a writer, she works most often with MN Artists, City Pages and TC Daily Planet and also contributes to Vita.mn, Classical MPR, Minnesota Women's Press and Hyperallergic. As a performer, she is a member of Nightpath Theatre Company and has worked with numerous local companies, besides doing her own independent work. She also teaches theater for young people through Stages Theatre Company and In the Company of Kids, and portrays individuals with mental illness for trainings with the Barbara Schneider Foundation. She has a B.A. in Theatre from Macalester College and an M.F.A. in acting from Indiana University.
I am a freelance arts writer and critic based in the Twin Cities. Coming from a theater background, I began writing about theater, followed by visual art and dance, starting in 2008. I have an MFA in Acting and still practice theater, but my primary career has become writing about the arts scene in the Twin Cities.
I have a variety of interests as an arts writer, but am particularly drawn to work that incorporates social critique and work that strives to embrace under-represented voices. I also am drawn to work that causes involuntary reactions in my body.
As a theater-maker, I am a sucker for a good story, though the things I'm in tend to veer away from straight narrative. I love to act and don't get to do it as much as I wish.