Directors and Student Leaders Summer Conference

Perpich Center for Arts Education and Hennepin Theatre Trust are excited to co-present a professional development workshop designed specifically for theatre educators across the state!

Workshop highlights include:

  • Presentations by professional directors and K-12 theatre teachers on topics ranging from selecting a script, enhancing the rehearsal process, building professional and production resources through networking, and addressing issues of diversity in the field
  • A new theatre education mentorship program
  • A meet-and-greet dinner with local performers and fellow theatre teachers
  • Tickets to see the Disney’s The Lion King at the Orpheum Theatre
  • Professional Development Clock Hours

This year’s workshop also features activities and breakout sessions for theatre students, including a special masterclass with cast members from the Disney’s The Lion King.

When: July 19-20, 2016

Where: Hennepin Theatre Trust, Downtown Minneapolis

Cost: $100 (Discounted hotel rates are available for workshop attendees).

Please note: Participants do not need to be current Spotlight Directors/Students

Thank you for your interest in the Directors and Student Leaders Summer Conference!  Registration is currently closed.  If you would like to still register or have any questions or concerns, please contact Tim Hausmann at