Grant Sorenson is a Minneapolis-based actor, director, and writer who has spent over half of his life working in the Twin Cities' extensive theater world. A native of Wayzata, MN, he grew up attending performances at the Children's Theater Company (CTC) and Broadway productions. He attended CTC's Theater Arts Training conservatory and soon began performing on stages throughout Minneapolis. He has performed at Minneapolis' three regional Tony Award-winning theaters, as well as with a number of some of the most well-respected independent companies in the Twin Cities. From 2012 to 2017, he was a founding company member of 7th House Theater, which produced new and re-imagined musical theatre. He made his playwriting debut with The Great Work, which had its premiere production at the Guthrie Theater's Dowling Studio in December, 2015. Grant was awarded an 2016 Ivey Award for his performance in New Epic Theater's Now or Later. Grant currently works as freelance theater director, as well as an associate director of the Wayzata Theatre Department and the Artistic Director of Arrow Theater, a classics-based company that reinvigorates the essential plays of the Western canon.