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Have an Idea for a Site for a Free Show?

Ten Thousand Things performs in a variety of non-traditional settings, including correctional facilities, low-income centers and schools. If you are interesting in hosting a TTT performance in a particular setting, contact Nancy Waldoch.


Volunteers check in attendees, gather audience comments, handle box office and collect surveys at our free and paid performances. Contact Amy Tang to learn more.

Bring Our Model to Your Theater

Numerous companies have looked to Ten Thousand Things to learn about our unique production model that serves non-traditional audiences. The Public in New York was the first to engage Founder Michelle Hensley in producing a Shakespeare tour for its Mobile Shakespeare unit. Since then, California Shakespeare and the Old Globe in San Diego also have adopted TTT's model. Learn more.

Read More About Ten Thousand Things' Model in All the Lights On

Founder Michelle Hensley's groundbreaking book shares more than 20 years of her experience bringing professional, compelling theater to those in prisons, homeless shelters, adult education centers, and rural communities. Read more.


lightsBuy a Book or Host a Book Signing

Interested in the fascinating history of TTT and its unique performance style? Buy a copy of Founder Michelle Hensley’s critically acclaimed All the Lights On, published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. Read more here.

Michelle Hensley is also available for book discussions and signings. To request a signing, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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