Workshops & Seminars at TRP

Theatre in the Round offers FREE workshops and seminars taught by veteran designers, guest artists, and others as part of its mission to develop the theatre arts in the community. Workshops coming up:

INTRO TO PROP DESIGN on Saturday, June 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
A basic introduction to prop design, from finding the right prop in a second-hand store to building specialized props. Learn how a prop designer reads a script, works with a director, and more. Registration requested by June 10.                                   

Respond by
Friday, July 8
Posted May 24

Workshop from The Moving Company - The Actor/Author



This workshop will focus on the actor/author. The process of creating theatre on your feet, using nothing but yourself to build personalities that escape the psychological realm of characters. The actor creating a world that inspires us to feed the power of imagination and play in the theatrical landscape.

Taught by Dominique Serrand and Nathan Keepers

Thursday June 16th - Saturday, June 25th, 2016

10 day workshop
4pm - 10pm each night

Respond by
Wednesday, June 15
Posted May 18

Master Class: Musical Theatre/Tap Dance Audition Prep

Musical Theatre and Tap Dance Audition Prep MASTER CLASS

Where: Park Square Theatre (Thrust Rehearsal Hall)

When: Saturday, June 18th from 9am-12 Noon

  • 9:00-10:30 - Musical Theatre
  • 10:30-12:00 - Tap

In 3 hours, you will learn:

Respond by
Saturday, June 18
Posted May 18

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater's Summer Intensive

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater's Summer Intensive

June 20-24, 2016
10 am – 3 pm  

JSB TEK BOX at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts | 528 Hennepin Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55403

Posted May 18

Voice Over Training and Coaching

My name is Terry Daniel and I am a 20 year veteran voice actor/coach who has achieved international recognition in the voiceover industry. I have THREE openings in my voiceover beginner's course. They will fill quickly so if you are passionate about getting into voiceovers and willing to work hard on your craft, please email me ASAP. 

Posted May 16

Apply Now for Puppet Lab 2017


We are now accepting applications for In the Heart of the Beast's 2017 Puppet Lab.

Our emerging artist incubator facilitated by Alison Heimstead is back, and celebrating 5 years of radical, genre-expanding, boundary-pushing work.

Applications for Puppet Lab 2017 can be downloaded at:

Deadline of Submission June 8, 2016, 5pm

Drop in for proposal feedback will be June 6, 2016 11am-3pm

Respond by
Wednesday, June 8
Posted May 13

Brawl of America stage combat workshop!

The Brawl of America is a two-day stage combat workshop held in Minneapolis on May 28 and 29.  Sanctioned by the Society of American Fight Directors, this workshop is the largest training opportunity for the essential skill of performed physical conflict in the state of Minnesota.  Faculty are industry leaders drawn from around the country and offer a diverse array of classes for all skill levels.  Classes range all the way from a simple slap or a choke, to intense one-on-one duels, all the way to complex, multi-person melees.

Posted May 12

2-Week Summer Meisner Technique Intensive

2 Week Summer Meisner Technique Intensive

August 8-20 2016, 10am-1pm (no class August 14), Monday through Saturday.

Classes will take place at Macalester College, Black Box Studio of the Theatre and Dance department, located in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.

Fee $350 per student, Limited to 10 students. Students work every class.

Posted May 10

Adult Musical Theater Jazz Class-6 Week Series

Interested in improving your jazz dance technique? ......Want to brush up on your skills before your next audition? ....A bit rusty but want to get back in shape?

This 6-week Musical Theater Jazz Dance Class series is for you! Taught by COLLIDE Artistic Director, Regina Peluso class consists of a strong 45-minute technical warm-up, 20 minutes accross the floor combinations working on turns, leaps, footwork, jazz vocabulary, and ends with the teaching of a short combination.

Posted May 10

Free Professional Training in Interactive Radio Drama - only 3 spots remaining!

London, UK-based Theatre for a Change ( is offering free professional training in Interactive Radio Drama to the Twin Cities community this spring.

Respond by
Thursday, May 12
Posted May 3


Become the artist you want to be and join us at MacPhail Center for Music in this challenging journey to discovering your limitless potential as an actor. John Woehrle has a BA in Sociology from the University of Minnesota and an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. He is a member of the Pacific Resident Theater in Los Angeles and a finalist in the McKnight Fellowship for Screenwriters with his first screenplay, WEST METRO. John has appeared on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, various soap operas and in film, but his most memorable role is "Lenny" in OF MICE AND MEN.

Posted April 28

Lessons with Broadway Vocal Coach/Music Director

Broadway Vocal Coach & Music Director is offering PRIVATE VOCAL LESSONS in Minneapolis!
Brett Schrier is one of New York City's most reputable music director/vocal coach/composers. With students featured in Broadway and touring companies of WICKED, HAMILTON, MAMMA MIA, THE BOOK OF MORMON, THE LION KING, KINKY BOOTS, CHICAGO, BEAUTIFUL, MARY POPPINS, PIPPIN, ANNIE, BILLY ELLIOT, & RENT (to name a few), Brett is sure to help you strengthen your vocal technique and reach your full potential as a performer.

Posted April 27

8-Week Monologue/Audition Workshop - June 12-August 7

8 week monologue class

$250 per student, no more than 10 students

Sundays from 5:30pm-8:30pm

What does it take to be prepared for a general audition?

Whether you are preparing for next years TCUTAs, Park Square General Auditions, SETCs, URT/As or graduate school auditions, this workshop will help you prepare 2-4 monologues you can perform in 2 minutes.

Posted April 26