Linda Bruning is a professional actress and director.  Based in Minneapolis she has worked with professional theater, community theaters, colleges and schools all over the United States and Canada.  She has a Master Degree in Arts in Education and one in Technology Leadership.  She has also been a contributing writer for the national professional magazine Teaching Artist Journal and Teaching Artist Journal Online.  She offers the following programs:

The Bully Project – Grades 3-8
Bullying is a national problem in schools.  Students in this residency dramatize scripts based on different types of bullying students might experience and contain a message of hope and action.  The residency includes a final performance with set, costumes, and props.  Included with this residency are classroom support materials to be used by teachers in classrooms after viewing the performance.

One Acts for After School and Summer Programs – Can accommodate up to 50 students
These plays include costumes, props, sets, music and dance rehearsed for a final performance.  This program is designed for after school or summer programs.  Choose between:

  1.  The Reluctant Dragon
  2.  Twelve Dancing Princesses

Shakespeare’s Life and Times – Grades 9-12
This residency for high school students introduces them to the life and times of Shakespeare.  During the week we learn about Shakespeare’s language and poetry and write our own sonnets, learn a Renaissance Dance, play medieval games, make models or houses using straw and mud and create masks to wear to the Romeo and Juliet Ball.

Creative Dramatics – Grades Pre-K – 12
Students use creative dramatics games and exercises, improvisation and role playing to explore imagination, creativity, problem solving and team work as part of the art of theater.

Grade levels: Pre-K-12
Linda Bruning
14 Oak Grove #308
Minneapolis, MN 55403
phone: 763-482-3974 or 402-357-3344

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