Month: January 2020

Box Office Policies and Guidelines

Thanks for joining us at GRSF! Please use the following information to acclimate yourself to the Winona State University DuFresne Performing Arts Center and with GRSF performance policies. Accessibility: If you need assistance getting into your seat or into the PAC, please contact the Box Office prior to the performance, or find an usher to…
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Front Porch Series July 16, 2021

July 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Join us on ZOOM Writing Workshop: Using a Historical Moment as a Springboard for Drama – Judy Tate Four-time EMMY-winning writer, Judy Tate, leads us in an interesting writing workshop that is open to all levels of writers–whether you are a pro, or just starting out.  “Based on a…
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Front Porch Series July 10, 2021

July 10, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Join us on ZOOM Miguel de Cervantes masterpiece, Don Quixote, was written in Shakespeare’s time and explores similar themes about humanity. Join us for a reading of Gale Childs Daly (Great Expectations) & Leo Cortez’s new bilingual adaptation of this classic of world literature. Tickets will be $10/person. Click…
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Front Porch Series July 31, 2021

July 31, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Join us on ZOOM. Click here to register for FREE. The Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest is an annual event that welcomes entries from around the world to our artistic community in SE Minnesota – Winona. The contest originated as an extension of the Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF), founded…
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Front Porch Series July 24, 2021

July 24, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Join us on ZOOM. Click here to purchase tickets. Sherry Jo Ward is an actor, writer, instructor, and professional theatre administrator. She was diagnosed in 2015 with a rare neuromuscular disease called Stiff Person Syndrome. Instead of giving up on her career in theatre, she chose to share her…
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Front Porch Series July 3, 2021

July 3, 2021 Join us on ZOOM at 11:00 a.m. Paul Barnes, co-founder of Great River Shakespeare Festival is out with a new book about his life, his travels in the theater, and his experience as a major fundraiser for the Pete Buttigieg campaign.  This is a FREE event, but please register in advance. Click…
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Shakespeare for Young Filmmakers

July 6-17 (Tuition: $350) Classes are held from TUESDAY July 6 – SATURDAY July 17 with a final showcase on July 25. SCHEDULE:  10:00am-4pm (Break from 1-1:45pm) Guided by GRSF company members and filmmakers, this course is designed for students grades 7-12 seeking an introduction to filmmaking. SYF gives opportunities to those creative minds interested…
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Shakespeare for Young Designers

TUESDAY July 6 – SATURDAY July 24 (Tuition: $500)Classes are held from 10am-4pm with Showcase on 7/25 @ 11:30 a.m. Shakespeare for Young Designers offers an opportunity for students who have completed 6th through 12th grade in Spring 2021 to explore scenic and costume design and production strategies in the context of Shakespearean text. This program incorporates elements…
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Shakespeare for Young Actors

TUESDAY July 6 – SATURDAY July 24 (Tuition: $500) Classes are held from 10am-4pm with Showcase on 7/25 @ 11:30 am Led by GRSF company members, this intensive workshop for students grades 7-12 introduces young actors to the principles of acting Shakespeare. SYA students work closely with professional actors to understand and interpret Shakespeare’s text. Students of…
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Education & Community Engagement Internship

Great River Shakespeare Festival provides a full range of education programming 3rd grade – adult (grsf.org/youth-education). The education intern will be a member of the programmatic design team comprised of equity and non-equity actors and arts educators. Have great games and exercises that work for you? Be ready to share those games you know students…
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