Welcome to The Loft Stage

The Loft Stage at East Ridge, a 938 seat state of the art facility, is home to East Ridge High School Band, Orchestra, Choir and Theater as well as the primary venue for Woodbury Community Theater, East Metro Symphony Orchestra and many of our community's best fine arts events. If you have not yet visited the Loft, check out The Crucible, coming this spring to The Loft Stage!
WELCOME TO THE LOFT STAGE

The Loft Stage at East Ridge, a 938 seat state of the art facility, is home to East Ridge High School Band, Orchestra, Choir and Theater as well as the primary
venue for Woodbury Community Theater, East Metro Symphony Orchestra and many of our community's best fine arts events. If you have not yet visited
the Loft, check out Fiddler on the Roof, coming this fall to The Loft Stage!

Jul 30th

2015

Merrill Community Arts Center Workshop Opportunities for Students

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August Arts Opportunities for Youth
Shine bright with us in these great arts opportunities for youth!

Improv Workshop!

Workshop: August 18-20, 2015 – 9am to 12pm each day

Performance: August 20, 2015 – 7pm

Age: 8th-12th grade

Cost: $100

Learn the basic art of improvisation from two college improv troupes! Discover the power of “Yes and,” listening and spontaneity. Gain performance experience. Learn the secrets of a classic performance technique! Open to those who have completed 8th-12th grades. Workshop and performance will take place at The Black Box at East Ridge High School. Co-Leaders: Ben Gotz & Kajsa Jones

Filmmaking & Video Production Career Immersion – FREE!!

Event: August 10-11, 2015 – 9am to 8pm each day

Age: Current high school sophomores, juniors or seniors

Registration Deadline: August 7, 2015

Cost: FREE

In partnership with Century College – for current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. It’s a Film Race to make a music video from start to finish. Hands-on, creative and fun! Cameras, storyboard drawings, lights, Final Cut Pro X digital workflow, and great food. Includes dinner each day and world premiere of your completed music videos! 

Jun 26th

2015

Loft Theater Camp

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Summer Theater at the Loft Stage

Join the staff of East Ridge Theater  Department in exploring the world of theater on the Loft Stage. Students will choose from workshops on acting, singing, dancing, scene painting, improvisation, technical theater and so much more. Workshops are intended for students who are new to the theatrical arts as well as those with lots of experience. So come and join us for a wonderful week of theater! A T-shirt is included in camp fee. Please note size on your registration.

There are two sections August 3rd-7th. Morning session is from 9:00am-12:00pm and the afternoon session is from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

May 8th

2015

MN Scholars of Distinction!

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Scholars of DistinctionAnna Reimann and Garrett Hildebrandt were selected as Minnesota Scholars of Distinction by the Minnesota Department of Education. Pictured above with their scene partners Samantha Wynn and Tony May, these talented Lofties will be honored in a ceremony on May 16th at the Perpich Center for the Arts in Golden Valley.

Garrett has been selected to perform at the ceremony, the second time in two years that an East Ridge student has been selected for this singular honor.

Congratulations Anna and Garrett on your hard work and outstanding achievement!

Apr 27th

2015

Spotlight Event with Laura Osnes

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Laura Osnes & Friends Masterclass! We are very excited to offer to you and your students an amazing night of Musical Theatre workshops led by Laura Osnes and a group of her esteemed actor friends from the Twin Cities. The night, hosted by Hill Murray School, will include a panel Q & A and breakout sessions including Acting a song, Dancing with a partner, Monologue Tips, Vocal strategies, etc. The team of guest artists includes Laura, Tony Vierling, Sally Wingert, Danny McHugh, and more. Please register for this FREE SpotLight workshop. I hope you encourage your students to take advantage of this exciting educational opportunity. We believe this will be a night to inspire and challenge you and your students.
**The Masterclass is May 11th from 6-8:30pm. More info on the night and the guest teaching artists can be found on our registration page. Here: http://www.hennepintheatretrust.org/forms/laura-and-friends-spotlight-masterclass

Mar 23rd

2015

A Royal Run-in

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BernadetteMaggie Eckberg (’17) and Quintin Walker (’17) had a few minutes with Broadway royalty last weekend after attending the Bernadette Peters concert in Minneapolis. Quintin played Jack in Into the Woods this fall while Maggie played the Witch, the role Ms. Peters originated in 1986 on Broadway.

Mar 6th

2015

Jazz 2016

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Purchase your tickets today by clicking on the ticket tab above!

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