Arts & Performance

'The Glass Menagerie'

Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary.

Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center

Artist Theaster Gates is taking over the Walker’s galleries for an immersive artistic experience. Originally trained in ceramics, Gates has expanded his practice to include performance, installation and archival conservation. He is best known for his 2009 project Dorchester Project in Chicago, which recycled a two-story property on the South Side, turning it into a performance space, library and archive. All ages. Prices vary. Gallery hours vary. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls.; 612.375.7600; 

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.

Autumn Art in Nature

Learn basic shapes, drawing and shading techniques inside, then bring your sketch notebook outdoors to capture autumn’s splendor. Bring your favorite sketchbook, drawing pencils, kneaded erasers or pastels. Dress for the weather and wear shoes suitable for hiking!  Lawn chairs recommended!

Fee $10.00 per person, register by Oct 2. 

Rasaboxes: Directing Master Class

Rasaboxes: Tuesday, October 15, 6-8:30 PM, Ages 16+, $99 (early bird special $79, ends on September 1st 2019)

Curious about this contemporary directing technique? This class is geared toward experienced directors who would like to add new techniques to their tool kit. Actors who are curious about Rasaboxes are also welcome to come and explore. Taught by Kristin N. Fox, MFA in the Merrill Black Box Theater.

Staging for Theatrical Production: Directing Master Class

Staging for Theatrical Production: Tuesday, September 10, 6-8:30 PM, Ages 16+, $99 (early bird special $79, ends on September 1st 2019)

A workshop covering the basics of staging, composition and blocking for proscenium, thrust, arena, and immersion. Taught by Barbe Marshall Hansen, MFA in the Merrill Black Box Theater.

MEA Arts Sampler Camp

MEA Arts Sampler Camp: October 17-18, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Grades 1-6, $169 

Looking for high quality education for your kids that exercises their creativity? Send them to MAC’s multidisciplinary arts camp! It’s a great opportunity for them to test out a wide variety of arts disciplines with skilled, experienced teaching artists. Offer your kids a chance to check out new skills in music, dance, visual art, and acting. Aftercare available!

 

Tap for Musical Theater Classes

Tap Classes for Adults (Ages 16+):

Tap for Musical Theater: Thursdays September 5-October 10, 8:15-9:15 PM, $96

Attn: Cross-trainers! If you’re looking for a great workout that doesn’t seem like a workout, come tap with MAC!  This class is for people who have taken some tap in the past and have a basic vocabulary. Beginners/Early Intermediates who are interested in putting their skills to use are welcome here. Brush up on your steps through combination work.

Intro to Tap Dance Classes

Tap Classes for Adults (Ages 16+):

Intro to Tap: Thursdays, September 5-October 10, 7-8  PM, $96

Zumba not doing it for you? Take a tap class and sweat without realizing it! For the true beginner! Break down the pieces of tap dance at an easy pace and start to put together some of the basics.

The WCT Big Backstage Garage Sale

Are you looking for that perfect Halloween costume? Want some unique pieces for your wardrobe? In need of some assorted theater props? Or just fancy a fun and eclectic rummage sale? Help support MAC in the annual October garage sale. You never know what you’ll find.

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