Meridith Grundei  |  Breakout Session

"The Unconventional Artist"

About this session: In the arts, we are encouraged to follow one path if you want something bad enough and sometimes following that single path can lead to self-doubt, financial hardship and a set of tools that look like everyone else. This fun and interactive workshop will guide you to examine where you are presently in your artistic career, where you want to go and what else you can do with your passion and artistic drive; to grow financially and creatively.  

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About Meridith

Meridith C. Grundei, is an actor, director, improviser, teacher, and voice-over artist. She is a member of Actors Equity and holds an M.F.A. in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University. She is an Associate Artist of LOCAL Theatre Company in Boulder, Co. and was recently awarded the 2017 True West Award with her husband, Gary Grundei and Henry nominated for her work as director on Beowulf, A Thousand Years of Baggage with the Boulder, CO. Company, The Catamounts. In 2016 she was recognized by the Denver Westword as one of Colorado's 100 Creatives. This fall, she is working on a project as creator and director called Bite-Sized, a micro-theatre project with Off-Center at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Also this fall she will be directing a project for the Naropa MFA in addition to teaching The Business of Acting. Meridith is delighted and honored to present for the 2nd time for the STATERA Conference.

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