Residencies & MasterClasses & Workshops

Lost Nation Theater can also come to your school! The company’s artistic directors have a long and successful track record of creating curricular-connected theater workshops achieving stated learning and socialization objectives, from working on already scripted plays to creating entirely custom-designed units, kindergarten through college. LNT’s stage manager and technical director are also experienced workshop leaders. Lost Nation Theater is a juried artist of the Vermont Arts Council and New England Foundation for the Arts, which makes grant funding available to subsidize LNT’s residency work. Contact Producing Artistic Director Kathleen Keenan     Please Email with any other questions.

Upcoming Workshops, Master Classes, and Coaching:


Musical Theater Show Choir!
LNT is offering a new year-round education program: Show Choir [for grades 6-8 (Junior Show Choir) and 9-12 (Senior Show Choir)] 
Led by Kianna Bromley & Molly Clark with accompanist Dan Bruce, Show Choir is a collaboration with the MHS Masque. 
The LNT/MHS Masque Show Choir is open to all students/youth in Central Vermont.

It gets started October 15, 2023
Showcase Concert: May 12, 2024
Sundays Afternoons: 4:30pm - 7pm 

Calling all (aspiring) Triple threats! 
If you love to sing, act, and dance - this is for you!

Come build friendships with students from all over Central Vermont who also love Broadway, Glee, and movie musicals.
Learn and stage a repertoire of favorite musical theater numbers to be performed at our end-of-season showcase.

THE DATES: Oct 15th,  Oct 22nd, Nov 5th,  Nov 12th, 
December 3rd- 10th,  December 17th, 2023;
Jan 7th, Jan 21st, Jan 28th, 
Feb 4th,  Feb 11th, Feb 18th  2024
March 10th,  March 17th,  March 24th, 
April 7th, April 14th, May 5th
Sunday, May 12th: Final Rehearsal & Performance Evening 


This year-long program takes place on Sunday afternoons from 4:30-7pm starting October 15th and
ending with an evening showcase performance on Sunday, May 12th

Cost! This is an incredible opportunity that includes  60+ hours of programming with access to two top-notch directors, a professional accompanist, and a chance to collaborate with our local professionals Lost Nation Theater. We are offering this full-year opportunity at multiple price points and ask you to choose the price point that best fits your capacity. The price points per year are $500, $650 and $800. We are able to work with individuals who need to consider scholarships

Minimum Choir Size: 20
Maximum Choir Size: 40



Examples of Past Workshops, Master Classes, and Coaching:

GET RICK QUICK: An Introduction to Comedic Longform IMPROV
with Anna Rock
starts Sept 9, 2021

An In-Person, 3-part series with the ridiculously fun Anna Rock.
Anna - who has also been seen onstage with Cecily Strong and Upright Citizens' Brigade - is back in Vermont with LNT to perform Rosalind in As You Like It. 
Come play riotous games, team up for collaborative exercises, and harness the art of organized chaos that is improv! 
Class is designed for anyone Teen-Adult.
Get all the details by following This Link


Scene Study Master Class
with Director, Actor, Playwright
Erin Galligan Baldwin

Sat April 22.  11:30am-5:30pm
$60 (scholarship may be available)

Join actor, director, and playwright Erin Galligan Baldwin for a Script Analysis Master Class. In this one-day event, we will analyze the 2012 Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes using the techniques in David A Ball's book, Backwards & Forwards: A Technical Manual for Reading Plays.
To prepare for this class, please read both the play and the book ahead of time, take notes, and come ready to discuss the types of choices actors, directors, producers, and playwrights make while creating a play.
Participants also save 20% on tickets to Pass Over.

Class is designed for Adults (and teens 16+).



Past Workshops, Master Classes, and Coaching:

An online, 4-part series with one of the best SM's LNT has ever worked with AEA production stage manager Laura Krouch.
From pre-show to post-show, Laura will take you through the process of serious stage managing.
Class is designed for anyone age 13 and older.

Get all the details by following This Link

stage management seminar at Lost Nation Theater with Laura Krouch picture

STORY BOOK 101 - actor training (October-December 2020)
Private coaching & actor training from Lost Nation Theater Artistic Directors Kim Allen Bent & Kathleen Keenan
Can be done either online or in person (under certain circumstances including safety protocols)!
Tailored to the individual. Use your favorite short story or poem and hone your acting style. 
Videos of your coached reading will be shared via LNT media.  Coaching is available for age 9 and older.
Thanks to a grant from the Montpelier Community Fund, the first 20 students (age 9-18) are free.
Get all the details by following This Link

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