Guthrie Director Joe Dowling says that in addition to talent as an actor, Sally Wingert has the rare ability to make other actors—no matter amount of experience or size of role—feel like an equal to herself.

Think about what you know about theater and production. What do you think the value of that skill is in that particular setting? How is that skill valuable in everyday situations?

A life-changing visit to the Guthrie Theater in the ninth grade gave Sally the desire to become a stage actor. As a result, she was able to turn her love of attention into a career.

Do your own bit of “job research.” Pay attention to the jobs around you and actively explore options to find what’s available by reading articles about people and their careers, asking questions and visiting jobs.