Month: January 2018

Time for Shakespeare in the Schools!

It’s (almost) spring: it must be time for Shakespeare in the Schools! Once again, the GRSF Education team will be heading into the Winona and surrounding area schools to get their Elizabethan Groove On! Shakespeare in the Schools (SITS) is a fun, exciting way to bring Shakespeare to life in the classroom. Teams of teaching…
Read more

Great River Reports: January Company Update

The GRSF company are certainly keeping busy in this winter season. Check out some of the updates below! Caroline Amos will be appearing as Peter in Peter and Alice by John Logan at Candid Theater Company in Minneapolis, MN. To learn more about the show or go see Caroline in a performance, click here. Artistic…
Read more

GRSF Welcomes New Director of Education Carrie Nath

Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) recently welcomed its new Director of Education, Carrie Nath. Ms. Nath recently moved from Louisville, KY to Winona to join the festival. Ms. Nath is an arts administrator, director, choreographer, actor and arts educator and has been working throughout the United States for 30 years. Ms. Nath’s passions are movement…
Read more

July 7: Keith Jones – Around the Globe

Keith Jones - Around the Globe: Shakespeare Films Around the World Adaptations and derivatives of Shakespeare's plays come out every year. From the Oscar-Winning Shakespeare in Love to Makibefo, a version of Macbeth filmed in Madagascar, audiences are presented with new settings for Shakespeare’s plots, characters—even his biography. But what are we to think of these departures from or revisitings…
Read more

June 30: Frozen River Film Festival

GRSF and Frozen River Film Festival present a morning of film selections from the 2018 festival. Who should you bring? Anyone! FRFF will screen films, and there will be time for discussion with a moderator about how the films relate to our communities and other arts (like theater).