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!
NOVEMBER 6TH - 15TH Fiddler on the Roof

The Loft Stage proudly presents Fiddler on the Roof, set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and install them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.

Oct 2nd


Maggie Eckberg Stars in Commercial

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Field Technique Films came to the Loft to film a portion of a Coca-Cola commercial staring East Ridge Junior, Maggie Eckberg. The film took fifth place at the Cannes Lions Festival. Congratulations to Maggie on her great work!

Coca Cola – We Got In Our Coca Cola spot got 5th place for the Cannes Lions Festival!

Posted by Field Technique Films on Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sep 30th


Feed My Starving Children

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The 2015-2016 Community Outreach will kick-off next weekend as Lofties participate in Feed My Starving Children right here in Woodbury at Bielenberg Sports Complex on Friday, October 9th from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Interested students, alumni and parents are invited to sign-up with the following steps:

1. Click the link: FMSC

2. Click “Join a Group”

3. Find group: “Loft Stage”

4. Join and complete the requested information!

Finally, join us on Friday, October 9th from 6:00pm-8:00pm and make a difference for refugees around the world!

Sep 29th


Volunteer Opportunities

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Feed My Starving Children
October 9th from 6-8pm

WCT Event Volunteering (students)

October 24th evening


Bagging at Kowalski’s(students and adults)
October 25th from 12pm to 6pm (2hr shifts)

Opening Night Gala
November 6th

Ticket Sales
November 6th-15th

November 6th-15th

Set Construction
Come when you can.
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9pm
Saturday from 9-12pm and 12-3pm

Come when you can
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7-9pm

Sep 23rd


Dublin/London Trip 2017

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Early sign-ups due by September 30th for guaranteed lowest price!

Thank you to all the students and parents who came out for our meeting last night. What a great group with which to travel! Sign-up at: www.eftours.com/1776614UP

London Tour Presentation

Aug 21st


Fiddler on the Roof Student Information

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Those who are going to participate in the fall musical need to complete their registration by Friday, September 18th. We encourage everyone to fill out their registration early.
Fall Musical Registration (cast, crew and orchestra)


Audition Information

Students should complete the following steps before auditions:

  • Fill out the audition information and conflict calendar BEFORE auditions.
  • Sign up on the same link for a vocal/acting audition during one of the following times:
    • Monday, September 14 at 3:15 pm
    • Wednesday, September 16 at 4:15 pm
  • Students can prepare a vocal audition piece of their choosing or sing a song from the show that the vocal director will select and teach to the whole group. Audition pieces should have an MP3 or CD accompaniment as there will be no accompanist present for auditions and should consist of at least 32 bars. Students can sing anything from their repertoire but a pop song is not recommended. Students are encouraged to sing the staff-selected piece if they have not prepared a song in advance (don’t throw it together last minute).
  • Audition cuttings, including the vocal piece can be found below!
  • Students will also sign up for a dance audition during one of the following times:
    • Tuesday, September 15 at 7:00pm
    • Wednesday, September 16 at 3:15pm

Technical Information

Students interested in participating on the tech crew for Fiddler on the Roof should complete the online technical information form. The first tech meeting is on Friday, September 18th after school in the choir room. If you are unable to make the tech meeting, please make sure you fill out the technical information form after reviewing the tech meeting presentation, which will be posted online immediately following the tech meeting.


Pit Orchestra Information

Students interested in participating in the pit orchestra for Fiddler on the Roof should complete the pit orchestra information form, which can be downloaded below. After reviewing the schedule and confirming your availability for all rehearsals and performances, please return the pit orchestra information form to the ERHS Band Office on or before the first audition day on September 21st.


Order a Make-Up Kit

Make-Up kits are available for purchase for those that don’t already have one. All cast members should have their own make-up kit matched to their skin tone. If you don’t know what kit color you need, please see Ms. Verschaetse for assistance.
Order a Make-Up Kit


Download Files

Fiddler Scene Cuttings
Fiddler Vocal Cutting
Fiddler Dance Audition
Facebook Cover Photo
Pit Orchestra Information Form

Jul 30th


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! 

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