Fall Musical
  • Aug 29th

    2018

    Author By Administrator

    Les Miserables Cast

    Thank you to everyone who auditioned for “Les Miserables.” We were so impressed with what you showed us and are incredibly proud of the work you did. We had a higher number of students audition this year than we have the past 4 years! If you were not cast, please continue to audition in the future and consider joining tech. The first technical crew meeting is Friday, September 7th at 3:45 in the choir room. The first rehearsal will be Thursday, August 30 in the Black Box.

    Valjean – Ethan Williams
    Fantine – Kat Grannis
    Javert – Alex Bretoi
    Marius – Jack Johnson
    Cosette – Abby Feuer
    Thenardier – McCrossen Schiller
    Madam Thenardier – Elizabeth Avery
    Enjolras – Carter Bannwarth
    Eponine – Baylee Stevenson

    Ensemble

    Adam Garrity
    Adam Ryerse
    Alex Doran
    Alexa Sandberg
    Allison Benjamin
    Anya Lu
    Anya Steffel
    Arsema Belai
    Bella Massa
    Benjamin Sayers
    Cam Stevens
    Cassie Gleason
    Derek Dols
    Emily Johnson
    Emma Lilly
    Emma Pfeifer
    Erik Haering
    Erik Rasmussen
    Franklin Rapp
    Gabby Franus
    Iris Youngdahl
    Janie Mooreland
    Jason Chang
    Jonas Hallstrom
    Kate Christensen
    Lauren Mallak
    Lauren Nelson
    Lindsey Seif
    Luke Pfluger
    Maggie Barringer
    Maren VanDeest
    Maria Grismer
    Megan Macone-Handy
    Meghan Horan
    Meghan Roeser
    Miracle Etuakwu
    Natalie Engh
    Reed Williams
    Sammy Trevis
    Savannah John
    Sydney Baxter
    Sydney Bramel
    Sydney Richmond
    Valentina Arias Garcia
    Victoria Pommalath

    ***Supporting roles are still to be named from the ensemble

  • Aug 28th

    2018

    Author By Administrator

    Callback List

    Thank you to all of the amazing talent who auditioned for Les Mis and please remember to check the final cast list again tomorrow, we will be casting people who were not called back. The first cast meeting will be this Thursday at 3:30pm in the black box. If you are interested in helping the production in another way, please attend the tech meeting on Friday, September 7th at 3:45 in the choir room.

    Abby Feuer
    Adam Garrity
    Adam Ryerse
    Alexa Sandberg
    Alex Bretoi
    Allison Benjamin
    Baylee Stevenson
    Cam Stevens
    Carter Bannwarth
    Derek Dols
    Elizabeth Avery
    Emma Pfeifer
    Erik Haering
    Ethan Williams
    Franklin Rapp
    Gabby Franus
    Jack Johnson
    Jonas Hallstrom
    Kat Grannis
    Lauren Nelson
    Luke Pfluger
    McCrossen Schiller
    Sammy Trevis
    Victoria Pommalath

  • May 24th

    2018

    Author By Carlson

    Auditions for Les Mis!

    New this year, we will audition for our fall musical, Les Miserables, the last week in August. If for some reason a student is unable to attend auditions due to summer conflicts, please contact director Kajsa Jones at kjones@theloftstage.org ASAP so we can arrange an alternative audition time.

    Prior to auditioning, actors and actresses must complete the following online form: https://goo.gl/forms/olFLqwf0SVlAtw1F2

    Auditions will take place Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, August 28th at 3:30pm in the Loft Stage. Students need only come to one of these two audition days – we encourage returning Lofties to audition on Monday if at all possible. For the audition, students may prepare a song in the vocal styling of the show or learn a song (“Do You Hear the People Sing?”) from Les Mis at auditions. Sheet music for that selection is attached for perusal. Auditions will also include brief acting exercises and there a dance call, both Monday and Tuesday nights from 6:30-8:30pm. Pease wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

    Callbacks will be Wednesday, August 29th at 3:30pm in the choir room (rm. 1055). As students prepare for and consider the many dynamic roles this production has to offer, please do not feel limited by the age and/or gender of characters. The creative team is open to actor interpretations and risk-taking.

    Any additional questions regarding auditions can be sent to director Kajsa Jones (kjones@theloftstage.org) or assistant director Katie Carlson (kcarlson@theloftstage.org).

    CLICK HERE to view sheet music for auditions.

     

  • Dec 7th

    2017

    Author By Administrator

    Congratulations to the Cast, Crew and Orchestra of Joseph

    Once again, I want to congratulate you all on your hard work and dedication to our production. Keep in mind that all artistic feedback is subjective and there are many factors that contribute. I hope you’ll use this as an opportunity to both feel encouraged and find the areas where you can continue to grow as young artists! Please meet in the choir room following the LoftPAC meeting tomorrow (Friday) to go over our feedback together.

    I’m available for any and all questions and continue to be as proud of you as ever.

    – Kajsa

    2017-18 Spotlight Education Honors for
    East Ridge High School’s production of

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    Achievement in Musical Theatre
    Honorable Mention
    Overall Production
    Honorable Mention
    Overall Performance
    Outstanding
    Ensemble Performance
    Outstanding
    Vocal Performance by an Ensemble
    Outstanding
    Student Orchestra
    Honorable Mention
    Overall Technical Team
    Honorable Mention
    Technical Crew
    Honorable Mention
    Light & Sound Board Operators
    Honorable Mention

    Individual Awards

    Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role
    McCrossen Schiller as Potiphar
    Ethan Williams as Simeon
    Honorable Mention for Performance in a Leading Role
    Kat Grannis as Narrator
    Abby Feuer as Narrator
    Tony May as Joseph
    Honorable Mention for a Performance in a Supporting Role
    Jack Johnson as Pharoah
    Adam Ryerse as Reuben
    Outstanding in Technical Leadership
    Sophie Pfluger as Set Designer
    Jared Doran as Stage Manager
    Evaluator Shout-Out
    Luke Pfluger
    Aresema Belai
  • Sep 19th

    2017

    Author By Carlson

    Joseph Tickets On Sale!

    Click the link to access our ticketing system

    Tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat are now on sale! Our new online system, Vendini, allows patrons to select a seat of their choosing and tickets may even be redeemed from a cellphone through the partner application, Walletini. Tickets may also be printed from or picked up at will call the evening of the show. Please email Jeriann Jones, at jjones@theloftstage.org, with all ticketing questions.

  • Sep 19th

    2017

    Author By Carlson

    Parent Meeting Recap

    Parents,

    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 erhsjo17@mail.remind.com
    •  Social media: Join us on Facebook, Twitter (@theloftstage), and Instagram (@theloftstage)
    • Tickets: sales will begin tonight! Details can be found on www.theloftstage.org

    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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