September 29, 2012
As a member of the International Thespian Society’s Minnesota Chapter, East Ridge High School boasts an active Thespian Troupe.  Each year, students have an opportunity to attend the state student theatre festival that provides training, performance opportunities, connections to colleges, scholarship opportunities, and a chance to meet other student thespians from around Minnesota. Operated by...
True fact: Butter Braids sales is one of Loft Stage’s tastiest fundraising efforts. Get your orders in by the end of October for delivery by the holidays. Get some braids for yourself. Even better, sell them to friends, family, and neighbors and then casually invite yourself over for coffee and butter braids. That way, see,...
Family of cast and crew can pre-order tickets to White Christmas starting October 15th.  Do yourself a favor and get ’em while they’re hot, because on October 26th the general public will be snatching them up at warp speed.
Peoples! Ms. Hestwood, whose excitement over the June 2013 Trip to London (June 19th to June 25th through EF Tours) has swollen to dangerous proportions, has agreed to take the Pop Quiz challenge. No three-character restrictions for this born orator—wouldn’t want the woman’s brain to explode. Q #1: Seven glorious days in LONDON, ENGLAND with...
Not everyone realizes that ERHS has one of the few high school theatre programs to use a student pit orchestra to play the musical scores for their productions.  Many high school programs use pre-recorded music, which often lacks the immediacy and energy that make a live pit orchestra so exciting.  At the Loft Stage, which...
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