Mixed Blood wins Twin Cities Drama Critics Circle Award (Kudo) for best production for its science fiction trilogy WARP, featuring Geoff Ewing, Warren Bowles, Pat O’Brien, Steve Yoakam, Lia Rivamonte, Mike Kissin, Margaret McGrady, Sherri Brown, and Ken LaZebnik, among others.
Dr. King’s Dream is performed by Warren Bowles for the first of 2,000+ performances; it becomes the anchor for the theatre’s touring program.
First year of summer training program for low-income Minneapolis teens. Mixed Blood formally separates from Center for Community Action to be independent 501(c)(3). The second staff member was added (Beth Ann Connor) and the first board of directors was Syl Jones, Delroy Calhoun, Nigel Redden, and Doug Lennick.