Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces the 2020/21 Season Professional Training Institute Ensemble
October 7, 2020 (Milwaukee, WI) – Milwaukee Rep is pleased to announce the continuation of the Professional Training Institute (PTI), an advanced actor training program for students in 9-12 grade. The class of 2020/21 will consist of 15 students from 13 different high schools including: Isabel Bastardo (Golda Meir HS), Terynn Erby-Walker (Golda Meir HS), Francis Faye (Marquette University HS), Kamani Graham (Pius XI HS), Ana Gutierrez (Ronald Regan HS), Ethan Hightire (Brown Deer HS), Liam Jeninga (Delavan Darien HS), Michael Loomans (Slinger HS), Morgan McKinnis (Grafton HS), Aishu Nasgasunder (Waukesha West HS), Magdalyn Rowlen-Lange (Ronald Regan HS), Elisheva Scheuer (Nicolet HS), Madison Uphoff (Madison West HS), Ryan Vanselow (Kettle Moraine School for Arts and Performances) and Alexandria Woods (Rufus King HS).
The 2020/21 PTI Ensemble were chosen out of hundreds of exceptional talented students from all across Milwaukee to receive free training over the course of the academic year. The students will gather virtually to start, and in person if conditions allow, to develop their talent and knowledge in the field of performance, ending the year with a capstone performance where they will be paid as professional actors.
Support for PTI program is provided by funders of Milwaukee Rep’s 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. Mpact supporters include Northwestern Mutual, The Lubar Family Foundation, The Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation with additional support from GRAEF.
For more information, please visit our website www.MilwaukeeRep.com
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