Welcome to The Loft Stage

The Loft Stage at East Ridge, a 938 seat state of the art facility, is home to East Ridge High School Band, Orchestra, Choir and Theater as well as the primary venue for Merrill Arts Center and many of our community's best fine arts events. If you have not yet visited the Loft, check out Medea, coming to the Loft Stage this January!
WELCOME TO THE LOFT STAGE

The Loft Stage at East Ridge, a 938 seat state of the art facility, is home to East Ridge High School Band, Orchestra, Choir and Theater
as well as the primary venue for the Merrill Arts Center and many of our community's best fine arts events. If you have not yet visited
the Loft, check out Medea, coming this January to The Loft Stage!

Jan 27th

2015

MN Thespians Perform Spring Awakening

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On February 14th at 7:00pm, the MN Thespian All-State show will be performed for the public on the Loft Stage. Featuring students from all over the state of Minnesota, these performers have been rehearsing for a year to bring this production to life. This coming of age story set in the late 1800’s deals with mature themes and is not recommended for  children. For tickets, please visit: theatretix.org

Spring

Jan 27th

2015

One-Act Advances

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Congratulations to our one-act play cutting of Almost, Maine for advancing to the section finals on February 4th. East Ridge placed first in the sub-section with Eagan advancing to the finals as well. Congratulations!

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Jan 12th

2015

Cast Goes Into the Woods on Fox 9

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On December 26, 2014, seven members of the ITW cast represented The Loft and the show by performing on FOX 9. Check out the video above to see our wonderful performers in action!

Jan 12th

2015

Alumni Cabaret was a Night to Remember

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On December 20th, alumni took over the Black Box theater for an evening of songs, acting and laughter. After spending the day rehearsing and reminiscing, Kajsa Jones, Jack Lambert, Joe Johnson, Ben Gotz,  Julia Reimann, Katherine Spicuzza and Alex Berger toasted their alma mater in an unforgettable evening. Thanks to our alumni and the many audience mIMG_1411embers who were able to attend. See you next year!

Dec 11th

2014

MN Thespian Conference News

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The MN Thespian conference on February 15 and 16, 2015 is now open for registration. Click on the following links and attachments for more information. Registration is due by January 15th but students who register early will have more workshop options.

Website and Registration

Conference Info Packet 12102014