Joe Hendren

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Joe is an experienced theatre artist who has been active in the Twin Cities theatre community for over 20 years. He is currently seeking ongoing and/or contract opportunities as a Director, Performer, Playwright, and Arts Administrator. Full resume available upon request.

Recent credits:

2023
Artistic Director, Minneapolis Musical Theatre (2018-2023)
Associate Director, Nicholas, Open Window Theatre, Inver Grove Heights, MN
Playwright, War, Resistance, & Protest: The Trial of the MN Eight, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN

2022
Director, Muskie Love, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Director, The Lion in Winter, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Co-Director, Striking 12, Minneapolis Musical Theatre, St. Paul, MN

2021
Instructor, Beginning Actor's Toolkit Workshop, Westwood Intermediate School, Blaine, MN
Instructor, Collaboration in Theatre Workshop, Spring Lake Park High School, Spring Lake Park, MN
Director, The Alibis, Westwood Middle School, Blaine, MN

2019
Director, Baskerville, Lakeshore Players, White Bear Lake, MN
Director, Love Comics, Minneapolis Musical Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
Producer, 12 Angry Men Performed by 12 Impassioned Women, TheatreX, St. Paul, MN
Director, Weekend Comedy, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Director/Producer, Escape THIS, TheatreX, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Minneapolis, MN
Director, Brewing a Scandal, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
Director/Producer, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol, TheatreX, St. Paul, MN

2018
Director, Antigone – Hamline Univ., St. Paul, MN
Company Member, Making Waves – Hamline Univ., St. Paul, MN (2016-2018)
Director, After All These Years – Lakeshore Players 10-Minute Play Festival, White Bear Lake, MN
Director, Always... Patsy Cline, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Director, Minnesota's Coldest Case, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
Director/Producer, The Haunting of Hill House, TheatreX, St. Paul, MN

2017
Assistant Director/Dramaturg, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead – Hamline Univ., St. Paul, MN

2016
Director, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Chameleon Theatre/Theatre Uncorked, Burnsville, MN

Actor, Director, Dramaturg, Improv, Lyricist, Makeup design, Playwright, Producer, Prop design, Screenwriter, Singer, Voiceover
Appearing in Frost/Nixon
UNION AFFILIATIONS
Non-union

Joe Hendren

Joe is an experienced theatre artist who has been active in the Twin Cities theatre community for over 20 years. He is currently seeking ongoing and/or contract opportunities as a Director, Performer, Playwright, and Arts Administrator. Full resume available upon request.

Recent credits:

2023
Artistic Director, Minneapolis Musical Theatre (2018-2023)
Associate Director, Nicholas, Open Window Theatre, Inver Grove Heights, MN
Playwright, War, Resistance, & Protest: The Trial of the MN Eight, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN

2022
Director, Muskie Love, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Director, The Lion in Winter, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Co-Director, Striking 12, Minneapolis Musical Theatre, St. Paul, MN

2021
Instructor, Beginning Actor's Toolkit Workshop, Westwood Intermediate School, Blaine, MN
Instructor, Collaboration in Theatre Workshop, Spring Lake Park High School, Spring Lake Park, MN
Director, The Alibis, Westwood Middle School, Blaine, MN

2019
Director, Baskerville, Lakeshore Players, White Bear Lake, MN
Director, Love Comics, Minneapolis Musical Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
Producer, 12 Angry Men Performed by 12 Impassioned Women, TheatreX, St. Paul, MN
Director, Weekend Comedy, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Director/Producer, Escape THIS, TheatreX, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Minneapolis, MN
Director, Brewing a Scandal, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
Director/Producer, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol, TheatreX, St. Paul, MN

2018
Director, Antigone – Hamline Univ., St. Paul, MN
Company Member, Making Waves – Hamline Univ., St. Paul, MN (2016-2018)
Director, After All These Years – Lakeshore Players 10-Minute Play Festival, White Bear Lake, MN
Director, Always... Patsy Cline, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Director, Minnesota's Coldest Case, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
Director/Producer, The Haunting of Hill House, TheatreX, St. Paul, MN

2017
Assistant Director/Dramaturg, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead – Hamline Univ., St. Paul, MN

2016
Director, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Chameleon Theatre/Theatre Uncorked, Burnsville, MN

Actor, Director, Dramaturg, Improv, Lyricist, Makeup design, Playwright, Producer, Prop design, Screenwriter, Singer, Voiceover
Appearing in Frost/Nixon
UNION AFFILIATIONS
Non-union
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