N.E.W.S. Spotlight Education Masterclass Series

Northern MN Session: Bemidji

Sign up for either a Stage Management Basics or Developing Character & Audition Preparation class!


Date: Monday, October 16, 2017

Time: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: 2900 Division St W, Bemidji, MN, 56601


Developing Character & Audition Preparation Artist

Lucas Wells is a Minneapolis-based actor, singer, and songwriter. He has worked extensively in theatre, film, television, and commercials professionally for 10 years. Credits include: NYC/Tour: Spring Awakening (First National Tour); Small Craft Warnings (Off-B’way); The Red and the Black (Off-B’way), Raindogs (Bay Street); On a Clear Day… (NYC Workshop); Marry Me! (NYMF); more. Minnesota: Next to Normal (Yellow Tree); Life Could be a Dream (Old Log). Regional: Atomic!Altar BoyzUnavoidable Disappearance of Tom DurninI Love a Piano, Forever Plaid (Meadow Brook Theatre);AssassinsSpring AwakeningPeter and the StarcatcherBright Lights, Big City, and Fiddler on the Roof (freeFall Theatre); Tommy (ACCC); more. Film/TV: “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO); Best Buy, Target, Subway, Bissell, and other commercials, web, and social media spots. Lucas’ original pop/rock album can be found on iTunes. Proud AEA member.


Developing Character & Audition Preparation Artist

Maureen Sherman-Mendez graduated from “Spotlight School” Eastview High School in Apple Valley, where she was active in theater. Most recently Maureen was seen in In the Heights at The Ordway and is currently performing as Cha-Cha in Grease at Chanhassen Dinner Theaters. Favorite Chanhassen credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar, 42nd Street, Footloose and The Little Mermaid. In addition to the Ordway and Chanhassen Dinner Theaters, Maureen has also performed with Bucket Brigade Theater, Minnetonka Theater and Artistry Theater. Maureen has choreographed for local high schools, including Minnetonka, Eastview, Chaska, Aitkin and Hill-Murray. Maureen is a proud member of Actors Equity.

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