TigerLion Arts is a Minneapolis-based production company.
We celebrate human wisdom and the spirit of nature
through creative works that awaken, inform, and delight.

We are always open to new collaborations.
Please contact us at any time with your ideas and inspirations.

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Featuring:

Nature - a walking play.

A mythic telling of Emerson and Thoreau’s mutual love affair with the natural world. Coming to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Sept. 12 - Oct. 12, 2014. View


Our Productions


The Dragons Are Singing Tonight

The musical tale of a nasty dragon. View

 

The Buddha Prince

A walking play through the extraordinary life of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. View

KIPO!

A Circus of Spirit, Song and Dance from Tibet, the Land of Snow. View

 

The Flame Brigade

A 10-minute clown act set aboard a vintage fire engine. (For booking information, call 612-670-7771)

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Nature

A walking play. The mythic telling of Emerson and Thoreau's mutual love affair with the natural world. View 2010 Production

 

The Art of Making Plays: Myth and Fantasy

A summer curriculum for young performers drawing from myths, fairy tales, modern fantasy, and most importantly their imaginations. View


Buddha Prince Backstage

Premiered Sunday, May 8, 2011
As part His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Minnesota Visit
On Twin Cities Public Television (TPT)

Created by TigerLion Arts and Twin Cities Public Television (TPT), Buddha Prince Backstage is a video documentary about the making of The Buddha Prince, a free outdoor walking play that celebrates the life and teachings of the 14th Dalai Lama. The Buddha Prince has touched thousands of people nationwide, with performances in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and New York City's Central Park since 2001. The film features the inspired creative process with the Minnesota Tibetan community, and the rich context of the Dalai Lama's culture and worldview. It is a tribute to spirit, nature, and the healing power of art.

We encourage you to share Buddha Prince Backstage with your communities, classrooms, and colleagues. To purchase a DVD please contact us.

Abbot Northwestern Hospital
Funding provided by TPT and the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at Abbot Northwestern Hospital, with additional gifts from Marlow Brooks and Lucia's Restaurant.

Lucia Restaurant

For local listings: www.tpt.org

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Co-Productions


Sketch of Two Husbands with a bunch of numbers floating around them

THE COSMIC EQUATION:

2 Wives + 2 Husbands ÷ Adventure! View

  Red Nose Clown Bartholomew (NY Comedian Alan Fessenden)

What if I'm Dead?

A red-nosed funeral. View


State Art Board Legacy Amendment This activity is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the State’s arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008. 15/$18. The Reveal: 07/22/14. southerntheater.org/share

We welcome your correspondence and support!
1300 US Trust Building, 730 2nd Ave South, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55402
P: (612) 670-7771 F: (612) 752-1780 E: info@tigerlion.org
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