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 August 1, 2020

August 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. GRSF Downtown Office – 121 E 3rd St, Winona Please join GRSF company members in the GRSF Downtown Box Office for a staged reading of a new play by a GRSF Company Member (TBA). This is a FREE event, but space is LIMITED, so please reserve a seat in…
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Front Porch Series July 25, 2020

July 25, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Vivian Fusillo Mainstage Theatre in the Robert A. DuFresne Performing Arts Center on the campus of Winona State University Shakespearean Youth Theatre’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed by this young ensemble from the Twin Cities. Shakespearean Youth Theatre’s mission is to inspire, empower and challenge young people…
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Front Porch Series July 18, 2020

July 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Dorothy B. Magnus Black Box Theatre in the Robert A. DuFresne Performing Arts Center on the campus of Winona State University 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…
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Front Porch Series July 11, 2020

July 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Robert A. DuFresne Performing Arts Center at Winona State University – Mainstage Theater 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…
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Front Porch Series July 4, 2020

July 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. GRSF Downtown Office – 121 E 3rd St, Winona, MN 55987 Please join GRSF company members in the GRSF Downtown Box Office for a staged reading of a new play by Gale Childs Daly, playwright of Great Expectations, which is playing on the mainstage as part of GRSF Season 17.…
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Shakespeare for Young Filmmakers

July 7-18 (Tuition: $400) Classes are held from 10am-4pm with a film screening during the Young Artist Showcase on 7/26 @ 6pm 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 in the work behind the camera. Working…
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Shakespeare for Young Designers

July 7-26 (Tuition: $500)Classes are held from 10am-4pm with Showcase on 7/26 @ 6pm Shakespeare for Young Designers offers an opportunity for students who have completed 6th through 12th grade in Spring 2020 to explore scenic and costume design and production strategies in the context of Shakespearean text. This program incorporates elements of the professional design process, giving…
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Shakespeare for Young Actors

July 7 – July 26, 2020 (Tuition: $500) Classes are held from 10am-4pm with Showcase on 7/26 @ 6pm Led by GRSF company members, this intensive workshop for studentjs 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 all experience…
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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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