Fall Musical
  • Sep 7th


    Author By Administrator

    Woods Callback Schedule


    * Students with an asterisk should bring in their conflict sheet with parent signature on Monday.

  • Sep 6th


    Author By Administrator

    Into the Woods Callbacks

    Thank you to everyone who auditioned. This was a truly exceptional round of auditions making our decisions very difficult. For those of you who are not on this list, PLEASE continue to work on your singing, acting and dancing and join us next year. Our winter show, Almost, Maine and our spring show The Crucible will also have large casts and we invite you to come out for those shows as well. Finally, please consider participating in our crew for Into the Woods. Our crew meeting is Thursday, September 11 at 3:15pm in the choir room. Please come and learn how you can be a part of what promises to be an outstanding production.

    For those of you on the list, please check back on Sunday night or Monday on the theater door for the SCHEDULE for callbacks on Monday/Tuesday. We have a lot to see in a short window and so we will be doing our best to maximize or time with you. We are asking for patience so that each one of you feels that you have shown us what you can do!

  • Aug 19th


    Author By Director

    Floats and a Float

    Join us at the Loft Stage this Saturday and Sunday for two important kick off events!

    Saturday, August 23rd- Build our Float- join in on the final day of building our Woodbury Days float and then plan to meet incoming 9th graders at our Root Beer Float welcome at 3:00pm!

    Sunday, August 24th- Meet at the Scene Shop at 11:00am to join us in walking during the Woodbury Days Parade. Wear your LoftStage gear and appropriate clothes for the weather or bring $15.00 for a fall musical t-shirt! Enjoy this great opportunity to spend time together before school kicks off.

    Don’t forget that summer construction is already underway! Join Jimmy, George, Maggie and Jessica in the shops on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00-9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am-3:00pm.

  • Aug 15th


    Author By Administrator

    Into the Woods Student Information


    Those who are going to participate in the fall musical need to complete their registration by Friday, September 19th. We encourage everyone to fill out their registration early.
    Fall Musical Registration (cast, crew and orchestra)


    Audition Information

    Students should complete the following steps before auditions:

    1. Fill out the audition form and conflict calendar (with parent signature) BEFORE auditions.
    2. Sign up on the Loft door for a vocal/acting audition during one of the following times:
      • Thursday, September 4 at 3:15 pm
      • Friday, September 5 at 3:15 pm
    3. Students can prepare a vocal audition piece of their choosing or sing a song from the show that the vocal director will select and teach to the whole group. Audition pieces should have an MP3 or CD accompaniment as there will be no accompanist present for auditions and should consist of at least 32 bars. Students can sing anything from their repertoire but are encouraged to sing something in the style of Into the Woods. A pop song is not recommended. Students are encouraged to sing the staff-selected piece if they have not prepared a song in advance (don’t throw it together last minute).
    4. Audition cuttings, including the vocal piece can be found below!


    Technical Information

    Students interested in participating on the tech crew for Into the Woods should complete the technical information form, which can be downloaded below. This form should be brought with you to the tech meeting on Thursday, September 11th after school in the choir room. If you are unable to make the tech meeting, please email the form to Jimmy at jstocco@theloftstage.org.


    Pit Orchestra Information

    Students interested in participating in the pit orchestra for Into the Woods should complete the pit orchestra information form, which can be downloaded below. After reviewing the schedule and confirming your availability for all rehearsals and performances, please return the pit orchestra information form to the ERHS Band Office on or before the first audition day on September 3rd.


    Purchase a T-Shirt

    A limited number of t-shirts have been purchased and will be available for sale to those who are walking in the Woodbury Days and Homecoming parades. Online t-shirt orders are due before September 19th and will be available for pickup a couple weeks later. Please do not order a t-shirt online if you are planning to purchase one before one of the parades.
    Purchase an Into the Woods T-Shirt Online


    Order a Make-Up Kit

    Make-Up kits are available for purchase for those that don’t already have one. All cast members should have their own make-up kit matched to their skin tone. If you don’t know what kit color you need, please see Ms. Verschaetse for assistance.
    Order a Make-Up Kit


    Download Files

    Audition Poster
    Audition Application Form
    Into the Woods Scene Cuttings
    Into the Woods Vocal Cuttings
    Baker Call-back Vocal Cuttings
    Bakers Wife Call-back Vocal Cuttings
    Cinderella Call-back Vocal Cuttings
    Jack Call-back Vocal Cuttings
    Little Red Call-back Vocal Cuttings
    Prince call-back Vocal Cuttings
    Witch call-back Vocal Cuttings
    Technical Information Form
    Pit Orchestra Information Form

  • Jul 10th


    Author By Abby

    Kickoff to Summer Set Construction for Into The Woods!

    Summer is still going strong, but it is not too early to start set construction for Into The Woods!

    Summer set kicks off on August 2nd at 9 A.M.-4 P.M. with a kickoff barbeque at 12!

    Bring yourself and your family for some hard work, good food, and of course, fun!

    A SignUp Genius will be sent out soon for what food to bring! I hope you can make it!

  • Jun 17th


    Author By Director

    Spotlight Showcase 2014

    Lofties brought down the house!

    The Lofties brought down the house on Sunday, June 8th at the Spotlight Showcase at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. Katherine Spicuzza, Naomi Ridley and Brendan Finn rocked the house as part of the Outstanding performances medley and Maggie Eckberg and Garrett Hildebrandt made us proud with the Honorable Mention winners.

    Our Outstanding Orchestra was well represented by Donovan Miller, Isabella Wurm, John Frieberg, Haley Martin and Emily Rau. Our final award of the evening came with the announcement that East Ridge was granted our fourth Community Engagement award!

    Naomi Ridley

    Naomi Ridley made us so proud with two nights of outstanding performances as she shined in the Triple Threat competition! What an incredible two nights of celebration for East Ridge and the Loft Stage!

    Aida passion was felt throughout the entire audience as every cast member left it on the stage.

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