Exploring the Text with H. Adam Harris at the Guthrie

Building upon foundational performance skills, this 6-week class will dive into the creative, complex and amazing world of the script. Learn how to identify and activate textual clues to enhance storytelling, spark actions, build characters, define relationships and engage an audience.
Prerequisites: Voice and Speech I and either Physical Approaches I or Theater Basics I (or equivalent experience). Capacity: 12.

Posted October 16

The Actor as a Business – Understanding the Business Side of Acting to Enhance Your Artistic Pursuits

Pursuing a career as an actor is filled with many challenges.  Following your passion with an understanding that as an actor you are both artist and business owner, will better prepare you for the experiences you are likely to encounter in a highly competitive industry.  Participants in this workshop will gain a clear understanding of their marketable “types”; how to create an effective headshot (what to strive for and what to avoid); the various types of auditions and possible pitfalls; the principles of self-taping; proven strategies for self-marketing; and many other crucial career manag

Posted October 15

FREE Workshops at TRP

Saturday, November 3 at 1:00 pm
Learn how to operate a sewing machine. Veteran costumer Carolann Winther will introduce you to the principal parts of the machine and teach you its use. Students will be assigned their own machines and will practice basic machine sewing techniques. 

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Saturday, November 17
Posted October 6

Master Classes @ the Guthrie: Clown with Zachary Fine and Commedia with Sarah Agnew!

Master Class Mondays are back! Join us this fall as we relaunch our Master Class series - training opportunities designed to serve our local theater artist community. Visiting artist Zachary Fine will lead a 2 day Clown workshop focused on character creation. Local hero, Sarah Agnew, will lead a session exploring Commedia and the way in which this form operates in modern theater. Both workshops promise to be a delightful combination of insight, inspiration, phsyicality and fun. 

Posted October 4

Strengthen your Skills:  One-on-One Acting/Career Coaching with Ricardo Vázquez

"Working with Ricardo Vázquez is a gift. His dedication to you will push you to become the actor you have always envisioned to be. He is an advocator for the actor's personal truth."


“Working with Ricardo is not only a treat for the actor, but a treat for the artistic soul. He creates a safe and collaborative environment with his direction and challenges you with each character you breathe life into. His coaching with each actor is valued and it’s that rare quality in a director/coach that makes you walk away inspired and artistically reawakened.” 


Posted October 3

Saturday Series - Adult Actor Workshops!

Join Lakeshore Players Theatre for an exciting workshop series for adult actors, directors, storytellers, and theatre lovers. Whether you are a professional performer or new to the stage, we welcome you to join these Twin Cities Theatre Artists for a three hour workshop at Lakeshore Players Theatre. Discover new techniques, gain valuable insight, and develop pivotal skills.  

Workshops will be held at Lakeshore Players Theatre from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

4941 Long Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Posted October 2

Acting for the Stage: Performance Classes at the Guthrie

Guthrie Education is excited to announce our newly restructured Performance Pathway - performance based classes for individuals ages 18+ looking for actor training opportunities. Whether you have experience on the stage or are exploring acting for the first time, our Performance Pathway classes offer something for all levels of experience!   

How it works: If you are just starting out, our Introduction to Acting Classes provide a foundation for the performer in voice, movement and text.

Posted September 21

Voiceover Training and Demo Production

Have you been thinking about getting into voiceovers? Let's work together this Fall! My name is Terry Daniel and I am a 20 year veteran voice actor/coach. I have TWO openings remaining in my voiceover beginner's course. They will fill quickly so if you're passionate about getting into voiceovers and willing to work hard on your craft, please email me ASAP. You can also message me via Facebook as well! Click here to do that now!

Posted September 20

Playground of the Strange and Beautiful

Looking for an entry-point into the wild world of “devised theatre”? Or are you a devised theatre-maker who wants to keep at the top of your creative game?

Playground of the Strange and Beautiful is a drop-in devised theatre workout for seasoned creatives, curious beginners, and all points in between. Even if you fancy yourself a playwright or director who wants to incorporate ensemble creation into your work, there is a place for you amidst the adventure!

Posted August 29

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:

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Saturday, June 18
Posted May 18

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: http://hobt.org/get-involved/puppet-lab/

Deadline of Submission June 8, 2016, 5pm

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

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Wednesday, June 8
Posted May 13