LoftPAC Minutes September Meeting


* Officers:
Abby Feuer (President)
Nolan Sherburne (Vice President)
Maggie Barringer (State Thespian Officer)
Elizabeth Avery (Community Outreach)
Meghan Roeser (Community Building)
Meghan Horan (Historian)
Mrs. Carlson (Advisor)

* Join the Remind! Text @loftpac to 81010

* LoftPAC stands for Loft Performing Arts Community and we have meetings the first Friday of every month

* Season at a glance:
Musical: Les Misérables with Director Kajsa Jones (Nov 9-11 and 16-18)
Winter One Act: She Kills Monsters with Director Leah Jensen (District Festival @ WHS Friday Jan 18)
Play in a Day! Hopefully 2 this year! The directors are you:)
Spring Play: Wendy & Peter Pan with Director Mrs Carlson (May 2-5 with middle school matinee and night performance on the 2nd)

* Register for the musical in the activities office by NEXT FRIDAY SEPT 14! Register on Feepay, and if you do not have an account you can create one. Register for LoftPAC as well:) It’s free, but good to get numbers. ALSO, go to set construction! You need a minimum of 10 hours just for the musical…we will be checking! Monday- Thursday is 6pm-9pm and Saturday is 9am-3pm

* Visit for 10th anniversary tshirts and Les Mis tshirts ($10 each)

We also have jackets, beanies, blankets, and make up kits

* Stage to screen movie night is Friday Sept 14 @7pm in the Loft!! We will be watching The Last Five Years, so wear pajamas! Snacks will be provided, but remember to clean up after yourself 🙂

* Dramatist Book Club just received its newest shipment! Script checkout and library will be in the theater office soon, talk to Mrs. Carlson for details

* ValleyScare is hopefully happening this year, so talk to Nolan or Meghan R if you would be interested in going!!!

* Stage Combat workshop will be in October! A friend of Mrs. Gullick will be helping us perfect our stage combat (some relating to Les Mis and some just in general) All 3 shows this season have stage combat! Don’t miss this great opportunity!

* Shows to see:
Once Upon a Mattress @ WHS this fall
Little Shop of Horrors @ PHS in the spring
Dear Evan Hansen June of 2019
Play that Goes Wrong @ the Orpheum May 7-12 ?

* Scholars of Distinction definition:
“This awards program recognizes excellence in Minnesota’s top theater students. Students who have demonstrated academic excellence as well as theatrical expertise may earn the honor in either their junior or senior year of high school.”

Many categories: Directing, Acting (straight or musical), Lighting, Writing, Sound, Scenic Design, Hybrid (Comprehensive)

Due dates last year:
Portfolio Submission February 23, 2018
Artistic Showcases April 23 & 28, 2018
Awards Ceremony May 12, 2018
Application due December 16 2017

Talk to Mrs. Carlson if interested!

* New York Trip: summer of 2019, cost and registration TBD. More info coming:)

* Thespian points can be logged on our website under LoftPAC and then under Thespian Point System on the right side of the screen. Rack up points for Thespian Society Ranks and lettering! If you have questions talk to Mrs. Carlson or an officer. PS: it is better to log points as you do things vs waiting and forgetting everything!