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Background Information

Employment History

Dittmann Center 305

Artist In Residence

St. Olaf College

Founding Artistic Director

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Artistic Director

Bloomington Civic Theatre

Affiliations

Board Member
Artistry

McKnight Fellow In Acting
University of Minnesota , Minneapolis

Education

graduate degree

University of Minnesota , Minneapolis

graduate degree

University of Virginia

Web References (112 Total References)


Our Directors

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Gary Gisselman
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Gary was raised in Bloomington where his grandparents settled in 1910. His first professional work in the theater was as artistic director for Bloomington Civic Theatre in 1964 until becoming the founding artistic director of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in 1968, a position he held until 1980. Gary then took on the artistic directorship of the Arizona Theatre Company in Tucson and Phoenix from 1980 to 1991. He and his family then moved back to Minnesota and he was the associate artistic director of the Children's Theatre Company until 1995 when he accepted the directorship of the Opera Workshop at the University of Minnesota. Since 2000 he has been teaching full time at St. Olaf College and freelance directing. He directed eight years of Guthrie Theater's A Christmas Carol as well as A Delicate Balance and Lost in Yonkers. He lives in South Minneapolis with his wife, Margo, the executive director of Jungle Theater. They have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren. Gary has worked for over 40 years with Anita Ruth.


Our Directors

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Gary Gisselman

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Gary Gisselman
Director - Carousel
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Gary was raised in Bloomington where his grandparents settled in 1910. His first professional work in the theater was as artistic director for Bloomington Civic Theatre in 1964 until becoming the founding artistic director of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in 1968, a position he held until 1980. Gary then took on the artistic directorship of the Arizona Theatre Company in Tucson and Phoenix from 1980 to 1991. He and his family then moved back to Minnesota and he was the associate artistic director of the Children's Theatre Company until 1995 when he accepted the directorship of the Opera Workshop at the University of Minnesota. Since 2000 he has been teaching full time at St. Olaf College and freelance directing. He directed eight years of Guthrie Theater's A Christmas Carol as well as A Delicate Balance and Lost in Yonkers. He lives in South Minneapolis with his wife, Margo, the executive director of Jungle Theater. They have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren. Gary has worked for over 40 years with Anita Ruth.


BCT | Bloomington Civic Theatre

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Gary Gisselman Gary Gisselman (Director-Oklahoma!) Gary was raised in Bloomington where his grandparents settled in 1910. His first professional work in the theater was as artistic director for Bloomington Civic Theatre in 1964 until becoming the founding artistic director of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in 1968, a position he held until 1980. Gary then took on the artistic directorship of the Arizona Theatre Company in Tucson and Phoenix from 1980 to 1991. He and his family then moved back to Minnesota and he was the associate artistic director of the Children's Theatre Company until 1995 when he accepted the directorship of the Opera Workshop at the University of Minnesota. Since 2000 he has been teaching full time at St. Olaf College and free lance directing. He has directed eight years of the Guthrie's A Christmas Carol as well as A Delicate Balance and Lost in Yonkers. He lives in South Minneapolis with his wife, Margo, the executive director of the Jungle Theater. They have two sons, a daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. Gary has worked for over 40 years with Anita Ruth.


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Gary Gisselman Gary Gisselman (Director-Oklahoma!) Gary was raised in Bloomington where his grandparents settled in 1910. His first professional work in the theater was as artistic director for Bloomington Civic Theatre in 1964 until becoming the founding artistic director of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in 1968, a position he held until 1980. Gary then took on the artistic directorship of the Arizona Theatre Company in Tucson and Phoenix from 1980 to 1991. He and his family then moved back to Minnesota and he was the associate artistic director of the Children's Theatre Company until 1995 when he accepted the directorship of the Opera Workshop at the University of Minnesota. Since 2000 he has been teaching full time at St. Olaf College and free lance directing. He has directed eight years of the Guthrie's A Christmas Carol as well as A Delicate Balance and Lost in Yonkers. He lives in South Minneapolis with his wife, Margo, the executive director of the Jungle Theater. They have two sons, a daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. Gary has worked for over 40 years with Anita Ruth.


Gary ...

www.bloomingtoncivictheater.com [cached]

Gary Gisselman Gary Gisselman (Director-Oklahoma!) Gary was raised in Bloomington where his grandparents settled in 1910. His first professional work in the theater was as artistic director for Bloomington Civic Theatre in 1964 until becoming the founding artistic director of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in 1968, a position he held until 1980. Gary then took on the artistic directorship of the Arizona Theatre Company in Tucson and Phoenix from 1980 to 1991. He and his family then moved back to Minnesota and he was the associate artistic director of the Children's Theatre Company until 1995 when he accepted the directorship of the Opera Workshop at the University of Minnesota. Since 2000 he has been teaching full time at St. Olaf College and free lance directing. He has directed eight years of the Guthrie's A Christmas Carol as well as A Delicate Balance and Lost in Yonkers. He lives in South Minneapolis with his wife, Margo, the executive director of the Jungle Theater. They have two sons, a daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. Gary has worked for over 40 years with Anita Ruth.

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