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!

May 21st

2014

HTT Honors Naomi Ridley as a Spotlight Triple Threat

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For the second year in a row, Naomi Ridley has been recognized by the Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Spotlight Awards as a Top 12 finalist for their Triple Threat Award. Naomi shined on the Orpheum stage in 2013 and has been invited back for a second attempt to win a trip to New York City filled with amazing opportunities to grow in her chosen profession. Naomi will perform at the June 8 and 9 Spotlight Showcase at the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased through Hennepin Theatre Trust.

May 5th

2014

Katherine Spicuzza, MN Scholar of Distinction

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Katherine Spicuzza has been announced as a MN Scholar of Distinction in the Theater Arts. Katherine is a senior at East Ridge who has been an active leader in theater program for the last four years. For the award, Katherine completed many hours of academic theater work including character analysis, play analysis and research journals. In addition to recommendations from theater staff, Katherine also performed an extensive audition and completed a personal interview before final selections were made.

The Loft Stage congratulates Katherine as she heads off to the University of Minnesota in the fall!

Mar 27th

2014

Jazz at the Loft

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Mar 26th

2014

Spotlight Alumni Network

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Spotlight Alumni Network has many opportunities for Lofties to stay involved after graduation. Sign on for savings on theater tickets and backstage opportunities.  Spotlight Alumni

Mar 24th

2014

International Thespians in the News

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Freshman Maggie Eckberg will represent East Ridge High School at the International Thespian Festival this summer in  Lincoln, Nebraska. Amber Kispert sat down with Maggie to discuss her Minnesota State Festival experience and what is still yet to come. More