Guthrie Actors Lab

Supporting local artists

Under the direction of Guthrie Director of Education and Professional Training Maija García, Guthrie Actors Lab is a free, three-week intensive designed to support early to mid-career artists based in the Twin Cities.

Auditions have closed for the inaugural program, which runs May 6–24, 2024, at the Guthrie.

About the program

In its inaugural year, Guthrie Actors Lab will focus on classical and contemporary plays, scene study and company practice with specialized workshops in movement, voice and speech, singing, and stage combat and more. Guthrie Actors Lab will culminate in a staged reading of a classic play in the Dowling Studio.

Things to know

Who 

Any artist based in the Twin Cities is welcome to apply for Guthrie Actors Lab.

The Guthrie is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates to apply.

What

In its inaugural year, Guthrie Actors Lab will focus on classical and contemporary plays, scene study and company practice with specialized workshops in movement, voice and speech, singing, and stage combat and more. The three-week program will conclude with a staged reading of a classic play in the Guthrie's Dowling Studio.

Where

Guthrie Actors Lab will take place in rehearsal rooms, classrooms and the Dowling Studio at the Guthrie Theater. 

When

This three-week intensive is scheduled to take place May 6–24, 2024. Online applications will be accepted through February 29, and select candidates will be invited to audition in March. Actors who are invited to participate in Guthrie Actors Lab must confirm full-time availability, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Photo: Tom Wallace

Photo: Tom Wallace

Photo: Tom Wallace

Photo: Tom Wallace

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