Fall 2017 Classes at the Guthrie

Fall 2017 classes are open for registration!

This season offers new experiences with guest artists as well as focused tracts that allow students to explore specific skill sets in a deeper way by offering two to three levels of classes within each tract. Focus areas include Voice for the Actor, Musical Theater, Movement, Acting and Voiceover.

Classes are taught by Guthrie Teaching Artists - professional artists who are enthusiastic about sharing their craft and love for theater. Check back often as more classes will be added including one- to two-day Master Classes. If the class you are looking for is sold out, feel free to contact Education Associate Madeline Achen to be placed on the waitlist ([email protected]).

To register and for more details including class descriptions, fees, and teaching artists visit us online!



Acting: Movement for the Actor: Sundays, August 13 - September 7, 2017, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Instructor: Jon Ferguson                    

Acting: Intro to Acting:  Option 1- Sundays, September 3-24, 2017 (Instructor: Laura Esping) SOLD OUT 

Option 2- Mondays, September 11 – October 2, 2017 (Instructor: Michelle Hutchison) SOLD OUT

Option 3- Tuesdays, November 14-December 5, 2017 (Instructor: Stuart Gates)

Voice/Acting: Intro to Voice & Speech: Tuesdays, September 5-26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Mira Kehoe) SOLD OUT

Voice/Musical Theater: Intro to Singing: Sundays, September 10-October 15, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Instructor: Betsy Benjamin) SOLD OUT

Slay! with Brian Bose: Option 1- Mondays, September 4-25, 6:30-8pm

Option 2- Sundays, November 19-December 17, 6:30-8pm (Instructor: Brian Bose) *Drop-in classes available!

Voiceover: Intro to Voiceover: Mondays, September 11 – October 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Jim Cada)

Professional Development: Presentation & Communication Skills: Wednesdays, June 7-28, 2017 (Instructors: Jim Robinson and Michelle Hutchison)

Intro to Theater: The Role of the Audience: Wednesdays, October 25-November 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Jay Eisenberg)

Professional Development: Improvisational Mindset: Tuesdays, November 14-December 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Jim Robinson)

Exploring the Text: Sundays, November 5-December 10, 6:30-9:30pm (Instructor: H.Adam Harris)


Acting: Movement for the Actor 2: Thursdays, September 14-October 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Karim Muasher)

Acting: Creating a Character: Mondays, October 2-November 6 (Instructor: Laura Esping) or Mondays, October 9-November 13, 2017 (Instructor Michelle Hutchison), 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Voiceover 2: The Industry: Mondays, October 9-November 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Jim Cada and Guests)

Voice/Acting: Voice and Speech 2: Tuesdays, October 3-November 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Mira Kehoe)

Dance/Musical Theater: Auditioning: Mondays, October 9-November 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Shinah Brashears)

Acting: Auditioning and the Business of Acting: Sundays, October 8 – November 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Shirley Venard)

Acting: Scene Study: Mondays, November 13-December 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Stuart Gates)


Acting: Studio Intensive: Tuesdays, August 29-October 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Instructor: Suzanne Warmanen)

Acting: Studio Intensive 2: Sundays & Wednesdays, November 12-December 10 (no class 11/22) 6:30-9:30 p.m. (Instructor: Candace Barrett Birk)

Voice/Acting: Speaking Shakespeare: Tuesdays, November 14-December, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Instructor: Mira Kehoe)


Stage Combat with Kara Wooten: Monday, September 11, 2017 6-10pm

The Expressive Voice: An Introduction to the Roy Hart Technique with Lucinda Holshue: Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, 2017 (9am-1pm each day)

Vocal Archetypes and Text: A Continued Exploration of the Roy Hart Vocal Technique with Lucinda Holshue: Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15 (9am-1pm each day)

Margolis Method with Kari Margolis: Wednesday, October 25, 6-10pm

Check back often for new classes. Click here to learn more and to register online! For questions email [email protected] or call 612-225-6134.

Contact information

Lauren Anderson
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Posted August 4