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Jan062019

January 6, 2019, Sunday - Winter Classes Open House at the Guthrie

Times: See schedule below

Location: Guthrie Theater, 818 S 2nd Street

 

Winter Classes Open House at the Guthrie

Join Guthrie Education for an open house featuring previews of our 2019 winter classes for adults ages 18 and up. Try a sampling of our upcoming classes, explore the Guthrie with a free backstage tour, update your headshots and enter a drawing to win a free class. Whether you are looking to explore the world of theater and acting for the first time, brush up on your dance skills or improve your presentation skills at work, we have something for all levels and interests.

Bonus: Save 25% on winter classes when you register in-person at the open house.

Open House Schedule
Please register for workshops when you check in on Sunday, January 6. Register early — capacity is limited and first come, first served.

1:30–2:15 p.m.
Workshop: Theater Basics
Join Brian Bose for an abbreviated version of our Theater Basics class. Participants will explore the fundamentals of acting and create a foundation for continued training, including improvising, building your theater vocabulary and performing for an audience.

2–3 p.m.
Workshop: Musical Theater Audition Prep (Dance)
Join teaching artist Rush Benson for a preview of our Dance: Musical Theater Audition Prep class. Participants will be led through warmup and strength conditioning exercises followed by choreography designed to imitate an audition dance call. No dance experience necessary. Come ready to move and bring a water bottle.

Workshop: Presentation and Communication Skills
Build confidence and learn skills and strategies to nail your next interview or presentation. Led by Michelle Hutchison and Jim Robinson, this class uses improv and actor training techniques to help participants take control of their stories and present their authentic and best selves.

2:30–3 p.m.
Backstage Tour

2–4 p.m.
Headshot and Resume Sessions – FULL: to join the waitlist, email classes@guthrietheater.org.
Update your headshot in an express photo shoot with Nate Larson of Nathan Dale Studios — one of Guthrie’s go-to photographers. The session is limited to one look (no wardrobe changes), and each participant will receive a tip sheet with suggested information on how to prepare for headshots. We will also have a team of professional artists and teachers on hand to share audition tips and resume advice. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Email classes@guthrietheater.org to reserve a session.

3:30–4:30 p.m.
Workshop: Slay! With Brian Bose
Feel sexy, fierce and powerful while learning fun choreography, grooving to music and dancing your way to empowerment. This class preview will invite participants to have fun, challenge themselves and reconnect with their inner child. Strip away fears and perfectionism, and learn to get out of your own way so you have no choice but to slay. No dance experience necessary. Come ready to move and bring a water bottle.

Workshop: Theater Basics
Join Laura Esping for an abbreviated version of our Theater Basics class. Participants will explore the fundamentals of acting and create a foundation for continued training, including improvising, building your theater vocabulary and performing for an audience.

Workshop: Musical Theater Audition Prep (Singing)
Participants are invited to bring in a ballad they would use as an audition piece. An accompanist will provide support while singers workshop their numbers and receive feedback from teaching artist and actor Lamar Jefferson. In this open workshop format, participants will learn from one another by sharing feedback.

4:30–5 p.m.
Backstage Tour

Questions?
Contact classes@guthrietheater.org or call 612.225.6134. To see our full lineup of winter classes, visit us online ➙ bit.ly/2xMncK4