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Taking the Stage: The Foundations of Acting

Guthrie Theater

with expert instructor H. Adam Harris

About Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) is an esteemed center for theater performance that seeks to illuminate our common humanity and transform our world through the power of live theater. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and firmly rooted in the community since 1963, the Guthrie is dedicated to producing classic and contemporary works of excellence, cultivating artists and inspiring the next generation of theatergoers. To learn more, visit guthrietheater.org.

About the class

Learn what it takes to step on stage and command an audience by exploring the foundations of acting in this class from Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater. With the guidance of a professional teaching artist, you'll work through acting exercises that focus on the actor’s voice, physicality and character development, demonstrating how these foundations allow professional actors to transform into memorable characters on stage.

Meet your instructor, H. Adam Harris.

H. Adam Harris (he/him) is an actor, director, teaching artist and cultural equity consultant who works at the intersection of theater, education, social justice and community engagement. He recently directed the regional premiere of Redwood by Brittany K. Allen at the Jungle Theater. Harris is the Education Coordinator at the Playwrights’ Center, a resident teaching artist with the Guthrie Theater and Children’s Theatre Company, a board member at Ten Thousand Things, and a freelance equity, diversity and inclusion consultant for various organizations.

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