* Thespian Conference
Takes place February 18th and 19th at Chanhassen (18th) and Chaska High School (19th). If you want to go, talk to Maggie Barringer ASAP and fill out this form (https://goo.gl/forms/AZLXmHSNu8KIIWoq1)

NIES is an option at the conference. You can perform one or two of the following: solo, duet, trio, group song, monologue, partner scene, group scene, etc.

Do not worry about payment yet.

If you’re not on the Facebook group page yet, joinJ (MN Theatre Kids)

* One Act Festival
At East Ridge on Friday (January 19th at 7PM)!! The cost is $5 for general admission. All three high schools in the district will present their one acts! We are in need of parent volunteers for ushering and ticket sales (talk to Mrs. Carlson) and students for ushering. POSTER PLASTER IS TOMORROW!! Our community outreach project is Grace After Fire.

* More about community outreach:
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Donation box in office
Please email or give: Photos of family/loved ones in the military, military uniforms, backpacks, boots, helmets, or other equipment, old war related newspapers, or anything military related! Thanks!!

* Course registration theater classes available:
Creative Dramatics and Acting (EN0071 (1 tri/1 FA credit))
Advanced Acting and Directing (EN0072 (1 tri/1 FA credit-prereq needed))
Theatre Arts (EN0102(1 tri/1 FA credit))
^All of these are great ways to practice acting or get to learn about theatre in general!
International Film Studies is an option as well!

* Orpheum Workshop
There is a workshop offered at the Orpheum! It is held January 20th with sessions at 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm. ACTORS ARE WELCOME TOO! It is $5 at the door, and includes activities such as Orpheum tour, electrician, spot operator, sound designer, fly system/lead carpenter. More information and registration can be found at:


* Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
We are going to see Chanhassen on Thursday, April 5th! It is $65 (includes bus, tour, show, and meal) It is open to choir and theatre students! Sign ups will open Friday, February 2nd (next LoftPac meeting) THERE ARE ABOUT 50 SPOTS OPEN

* Reader’s Theater Opportunity!!
This will be held Friday, February 2nd in the Loft from 5pm-10pm. It combines wrestling and theatre. There will be performance excerpts from various scenes and monologues relating to wrestling. See Mrs. Carlson if you’re interested in performing!

~Abby Feuer