• Oct 12th


    Author By Bartel

    October Loft Stage Newsletter

    The October Loft Stage Newsletter was emailed to newsletter subscribers on 10/01/2021.  Click here to view a copy.

  • Sep 11th


    Author By Carlson

    Musical Parent Meeting Recap


    Thanks so much for coming to the parent info session last night! As always, it was great to see familiar faces and it was even more wonderful to see some new ones. We love to have the involvement from as many parents as we can, so your interest in and willingness to help keeps our program afloat!

    Here is a brief summary of key details from the meeting. The full slideshow can be found here.

    1. Please take a few moments to fill out the following google form. We use information from this for future parent contact and for creating volunteer committees.
    2. Please sign up for the Les Mis Remind – @erlesmis – We will use this form of communication for quick and important announcements. There was a parent request to use this during tech week to inform parents of extended rehearsal times as we tend to run later into the evening the week before opening. We appreciate this request and will do our best to let families know through this channel.
    3. The online rehearsal calendar is updated for the next two weeks and can be viewed here:
    4. Should a student need to miss rehearsal, he or she is responsible for communicating any unexpected absences proactively to both Kajsa Jones ( and to me (
    5. Please register online for the musical via the Activities office FeePay system: All musical participants are required to register by Friday, September 14th.
    6. If you haven’t already done so, you can order your Les Mis t-shirt here:
    7.  Remember to completely clear your schedules after MEA.
    8. Lastly, here are a few more important dates to put on your calendars:

    9/12 – Children’s Auditions – encourage those little performers to come audition!

    9/21 – Program Photos – if you are not there that day, your photo will be omitted from the program

    9/28 – tshirt and makeup kit orders due

    9/29 – Poster plaster

    MEA Weekend – Set load in (optional but we’d LOVE your help!)

    10/25 – First combined rehearsal with orchestra

    10/27 – Sound Tech Saturday

    11/3 – Tech Saturday

    11/9-11 & 11/16-18 – Performances

    11/18 – Set Strike

    Please let Kajsa Jones, director ( and/or Katie Carlson, assistant director ( know if you have any questions or concerns. Also, don’t be afraid to reach out to our fabulous booster board all of whom have email contacts listed here:


  • Sep 19th


    Author By Carlson

    Parent Meeting Recap


    Thank you so much for your enthusiasm about the East Ridge theatre program! We aim to give students a top-notch theatre education and none of that would be possible without you!

    Here’s a recap of the meeting:

    • Student expectations: be on time, be prepared, communicate conflicts proactively, remain in good academic standing, utilize Loft Stage website for calendars
    •  Scene shop rules: safety, dressing appropriately, adult supervision
    • Registration: all participants of the musical will need to register through the activities office FeePay system. The registration fee is $65 and must be paid by September 29th. While registering, please also do the same for LoftPAC, our drama club. There is no fee associated but enrollment allows admin/district a clear picture of participation and can dictate future staffing/funding.
    • T-shirts: pay attention to the Loft Stage website for upcoming Joseph t-shirt orders.
    • Important dates: Please review the slideshow for a list of important/mandatory dates!
    • Remind 101: text Message: text @erhsjo17 to 81010 or Email: send email to
    •  Social media: Join us on Facebook, Twitter (@theloftstage), and Instagram (@theloftstage)
    • Tickets: sales will begin tonight! Details can be found on

    The presentation shown at tonight’s meeting can be found HERE.

    Please fill out the following form to register parent contact information and to indicate area(s) of interest for our various booster committees: Parent Booster Link

    Feel free to reach out to myself, any members of the production team, and/or booster leaders with any questions as they arise – we are all in this together!

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