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Professional Training Institute

Professional Training Institute

Professional Training Institute

We are pleased to announce the inaugural class of the new Professional Training Institute (PTI), an advanced actor training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist.   Hailing form twelve different High Schools and Middle Schools Luke Brotherhood, Jack Burns, Joenecia Cook, Meghan DeRoche, Cole Hines, Samuel Landmak, Kai Liebenstein, Chante Miller, Alexis Monroe, Max Pink, Zoe Powell, Frederico Santana, Dominic Schiro, Jason Schlaman, Braylen Stevens, Megan Watson and Saleaqua Winston were chosen out of hundreds of exceptional young talented students from all across Milwaukee to receive free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world culminating in a capstone summer performance where they will be employed as paid, professional actors.

The inaugural class of the Professional Training Institute will spend the school year training with leading theater artists including Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements, Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Casting Director JC Clementz, Tony Award-winner Anthony Crivello, Olivier Award nominee Frank Ferrante,  Milwaukee and American Player’s Theater actor  Chike JohnsonGuthrie Theater’s Director of Company Development/Movement Director Marcela LorcaMilwaukee Rep Associate Artist  James Pickering, Milwaukee Ballet Artistic Director Michael Pink, 10-time Joseph Jefferson Award-winner Hollis Resnik, Jefferson Award-winner Alexis J. Rogers, renowned Director and Playwright KJ Sanchez, Broadway star Nathaniel Stampley  and Milwaukee Rep Associate Artist Deborah Staples. Support for this program is provided by funders of The Rep’s new community engagement initiative Mpact, which is designed to further the theater’s mission of creating positive change in the cultural, social and economic vitality of Milwaukee.

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