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April 9, 2017, Sunday - Theater Career Expo 2017 at the Guthrie

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Guthrie, 818 South 2nd Street

Theater Career Expo 2017

This event is free, register online. (Day of event registration is also available.)

Explore the variety of careers in the theater – onstage and off – by engaging with professional artists, technicians, craftspeople and arts administrators from across the Twin Cities’ dynamic theater community. Participate in workshops, tours, Q&A’s and much more! Participants of all ages and levels of experience, including career-changers, are encouraged to attend. ...

• Network with theater professionals
• Attend specific workshops about a variety of career paths
• Hear roundtable/panel discussions with leaders in the field
• Participate in informational interviews and resume clinics

SCHEDULE (Subject to change) 

9 – 10:00 a.m. Check-in
10 – 10:45 a.m. Opening with Keynote Speaker
11 – 12:00 p.m.

Session 1 Options:
Unions 101
Sample Classes-How to be a teaching artist
How to Network
Costume/Wardrobe/Wig Networking Tours

Resource Room: Resume Clinic and Informational Interviews
12 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own or with a Theater Professional

Resource Room: Resume Clinic and Informational Interviews
1:10 – 2:10 p.m.

Session 2 Options:
Freelancing: Pitfalls and Positives
EDI: The Elephant in the Room
Career tracks for Arts Administrators
Sound/Light/Booth Networking Tour

Resource Room: Resume Clinic and Informational Interviews
2:20 – 3:20 p.m. Session 3 Options:
Auditions from the Other Side of the Table
Starting Out – Panel of Young Professionals
Stage Management Resource Sharing
Tools of Engagement
Set/Paint/Props Networking Tours

Resource Room: Resume Clinic and Informational Interviews
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Dance Party!

We strive to make the Theater Career Expo accessible for all participants. We offer assistive listening devices, sign language interpreters, real-time captioning, braille and large print materials, sighted guides and wheelchair access as needed. To request one of these services, please indicate that on the checkout form when registering online, or e-mail

Planning partners: Children's Theatre Company, Climb Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Minnesota Theater Alliance and Park Square Theatre.