About

OUR MISSION

Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) is a nonprofit, professional Equity theater company in Winona, MN 

The mission of the Great River Shakespeare Festival is to enrich people’s lives by creating dynamic clearly understood productions of Shakespeare and other playwrights who celebrate the spoken word.

Our Core Values:

Respect, empathy, and compassion

Excellence, authenticity, and innovation

Outreach and education

Accessibility and affordability

Honesty, responsibility, and accountability

Diversity and inclusiveness

Staff

Doug Scholz-Carlson

Artistic Director

dougsc@grsf.org

Aaron Young

Managing Director

aarony@grsf.org

Tarah Flanagan

Co-Associate Artistic Director

tarahf@grsf.org

Melissa Maxwell

Co-Associate Artistic Director

melissam@grsf.org

Eileen Moeller

Marketing & Sales Director

eileenm@grsf.org

Jenn Oswald

Director of Summer Education Programs

education@grsf.org

Taylor Nasinec

Group Sales Specialist

groupsales@grsf.org

Katherine Adank

Finance Associate

finance@grsf.org

Board Chair

Roderick Baker

Associate VP of CSI and Innovation, Winona Health

Vice-Chair

Beth Forkner Moe

CEO, Envision It Together

Treasurer

Alan Leonhardt

CFO, Peerless Chain – retired

Secretary

Mary Alice Anderson

Media Specialist, Winona Area Public Schools – retired

Directors

Marcia Aubineau

Teacher – retired

Kris Blanchard

Sr. Project Manager, Logistics Health, Inc.

Michael Charron

Executive Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Candace Gordon

Realtor, Broker, Exit Realty, Red Wing

Haley Hornberg

Digital Marketing & Content Strategist, Merchants Bank

Paul Mundt

Attorney, Legal Aid – retired

Kelley Olson

Philanthropy Director, Lutheran Campus Center

Greg Peterson

Winona State University – retired

Mary Polus

VP Operations/IT Manager, WNB Financial

Jeanne Skattum

Co-Founder, Rochester Repertory Theater

Jim Stoa

Business Owner – retired

LeRoy Telstad

President, Coca Cola Winona

Photos & Video

Never is the old adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” more true than with theater. Click the links below to be directed to our Flickr account to view our photo collection or our YouTube channel where there is a wealth of original (and hilarious!) content.

PERFORMANCE LOCATION

GRSF performs on the campus of Winona State University in the Robert A. DuFresne Performing Arts Center

450 Johnson St,

Winona, MN 55987

Box Office opens 90 minutes before every performance

GET DIRECTIONS

BUSINESS OFFICE

Our business office is open year-round for tickets and information, as well as a gift shop for all your Shakespearean needs.

121 E 3rd St

Winona, MN 55987

The business office Box Office is open Monday-Friday 10am – 4pm August through May, and Tuesday-Saturday 10am – 4pm June through August

CONTACT

You can email the boxoffice with ticketing questions at boxoffice@grsf.org

or call us at 507.474.7900.