Workshops & Seminars

Theatre in the Round offers free workshops and seminars with veteran designers, guest artists, and others as part of its mission to develop the theatre arts in the community.

For more information, email or call 612-333-2919 ext. 102.

To register for TRP workshops, CLICK HERE

Photo of volunteers at strikeCREATING MARBLE WITH PAINT
Saturday, April 8, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Scenic designer Sadie Ward demonstrates the art of painting surfaces to look like marble (as she has done with the show on stage, The Three Musketeers). Learn this and other scenic painting basics by doing painting yourself in our scene shop with her instruction and guidance.

Maximum: 10 participants
Registration requested by April 1


Saturday, May 13, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

An open panel discussion with guest speakers Camille Holthaus and Andy Kedl, who have designed lighting for many shows in TRP’s arena and stages throughout the Twin Cities.

Registration requested by May 6


Saturday, June 17, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

A presentation by scenic designer Sadie Ward on set design basics, with an emphasis on the challenges of designing for in-the-round.

Registration requested by June 10


Saturday, July 8, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

TRP technical director Eric Gustafson demonstrates the basics of stage carpentry, with a do-it-yourself approach working in TRP’s scene shop.

Maximum: 10 participants
Registration requested by July 1

To register for TRP workshops, CLICK HERE


Click on the logo at left for podcasts of:

A Stage Manager’s Calling on January 28, 2017

An interview with artistic director/lighting designer Daniel Ellis

Auditioning Panel Discussion on September 26, 2016

Intro to Prop Design on June 18, 2016

Scenic Design and Direction Panel Discussion on May 9, 2016