Our program is designed to build a bridge between training and the acting profession while introducing participants to a preeminent American regional theater. The program creates the foundation of career-long relationships between young actors and the Guthrie. Our hope is that alumni will return to our stages and work in the Twin Cities throughout their careers.
Participants attend workshops and discussions with staff, guest faculty and visiting artists, see plays and participate in social events which immerse them in the Twin Cities theater community, and devise a piece of theater to be performed for the public.
GEx 2018 will take place from June 12 to August 6. Director Marcela Lorca will visit MFA Actor Training Programs and invite second year students to audition. Participation is by invitation only; those selected will be notified in late March 2018. The training program is free (with a $150 administrative fee) and housing is provided (participants are responsible for transportation to Minneapolis, food and entertainment expenses).