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.

Mar 23rd


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


Jazz 2016

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15 Jazz @ The Loft Poster

Mar 3rd


The Debutante’s Ball Features Jeric Basillio

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The Debutante’s Ball at the History Theatre runs from March 21st to April 12th and features East Ridge senior Jeric Basillio. Tickets and information can be found at the history theatre.com.

Feb 18th


Thespian Conference Recap

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image1 DSC_0057East Ridge hosted the first day of the MN Thespian Conference this weekend and District #833 students walked away with a number of accolades of which to be proud.
In the National Individual Events Showcase, students who were rated “Accomplished” earned an invitation to the International Thespian Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska this summer.
East Ridge had eleven of fifteen entries earn an Accomplished rating:
Garrett Hildebrandt-Solo Musical
Garrett Hildebrandt-Monologue
Anna Reimann and Abby Winston-Musical Duet
Anna Reimann-Solo Musical
Abby Winston- Solo Musical
Christina Ippoliti-Solo Musical
Kaylee Cates-Solo Musical
Maggie Eckberg-Solo Musical
Quintin Walker-Solo Musical
Thomas Sullivan-Monologue
Mark May-Monologue

On Saturday night, East Ridge’s Maggie Eckberg performed in the All-State Show, Spring Awakening, and Ben McKenzie, Rose Larson, Alec McCoy, Colleen Jensen, Jenna Kotz, Kira Bauman and Alyssa Thome served as the technical crew. On Monday, East Ridge’s Garrett Hildebrandt was given the honor to perform his solo selection, Stars from Les Miserables, at the awards ceremony at the Guthrie.

In the Tech Challenge, the PHS and ERHS teams did very well with PHS tying for third place and ERHS finishing in second place led by the first place finish of Ben McKenzie in the Cable Coil.

Park High School also had three students earn an Accomplished rating in NIES.
MaiDer Chang-Monologue
Ryan Zako-Monologue
Melody Armstrong-Monologue

Woodbury High School attended the conference for the first time with Elena Cressy and Molly Roche representing their theater program.


Feb 12th


Encore Joins ERHS for Joint Concert

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