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Faculty & Staff SpotlightLaura Esping

Laura Esping

Adjunct Professor of Acting

Laura Esping is a Twin Cities actor and educator most recently teaching and performing at the Guthrie Theatre. She was a founding member of Geese Theatre for Corrections, a company devoted to performing and conducting theatre workshops for prison inmates across the
country.

After moving to Minneapolis, Laura had the honor and pleasure to perform with many local companies including At the Foot of the Mountain, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, The Jungle Theater, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Illusion Theatre, Pillsbury House, Penumbra Theatre and Park Square. Laura toured with the Guthrie and taught community workshops to students of all ages across the Mid-West and has worked in the summer camp programs, taught with Schools on Stage, library programs and special community request classes.

Laura holds a B.A. from the University of Iowa and an M.F.A. from the University of Minnesota.