Join Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater (SPDT) for a masterclass in their critically-acclaimed performance work, integrating emotional and physical movement vocabulary with vocal and theatrical expression.

SPDT is looking for guest performers of all ages (must be 18+) with intermediate/advanced movement experience for the reprise of their recent work, MATINEE, at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, May 11-13, 2018. The masterclass will also serve as an audition for those interested in joining the company as guest performers in MATINEE.
Saturday, February 17, 11:00am-1:00pm  |  Target Education Studio at The Cowles Center
Registration will begin at 10:30 am. The studio will also be open at that time. If auditioning, please bring a performance resume and headshot.
Pre-registration is encouraged. Please email Kathleen Pender ( with any questions or to pre-register.
Following a year of national touring, SPDT is pleased to present MATINEE at The Cowles Center, May 11-13, 2018.

MATINEE is a dance/theater/film adaptation of American novelist Robert Coover’s New Yorker short story of the same name, by SPDT Artistic Co-Directors Stuart Pimsler and Suzanne Costello in collaboration with filmmaker Andrew Welken. In it, films-within-films-within-films collide as performers search for connection and romance moving effortlessly through the stage and screen.

Performers must be available for 3 rehearsals to learn the material, tech rehearsals during show week, and all three performances.
Rehearsals to learn material:
Saturday, April 28, 11am-2pm – JSB TEK BOX 
Saturday, May 5, 3-5pm – Studio 2B
Sunday, May 6, 3-5pm – Studio 2B
Tech Rehearsals:
TBA: please hold the evenings on Wednesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 10.
Friday, May 11, 7:30pm Performance (Call time TBA)
Saturday, May 12, 7:30pm Performance (Call time TBA)
Sunday, May 13, 2:00pm Performance (Call time TBA)
This is an unpaid role.