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Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre

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710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
320.258.2787

August 2018

Vanessa German Keynote Speech & Workshop

August 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 18, 2018

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Community Arts Alive, GREAT Theatre and the CMAB are proud to bring a dynamic visual and performance artist, Vanessa German, to share her inspirational story with central Minnesota. Vanessa is the founder of Love Front Porch and the ARThouse, a community arts initiative for children, created to stack the deck in matters of justice, worth and healing. She recently presented TED talks at Harvard and MIT and she has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and NPR’s All Things Considered.…

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Vanessa German Keynote Speech & Workshop

August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 18, 2018

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Community Arts Alive, GREAT Theatre and the CMAB are proud to bring a dynamic visual and performance artist, Vanessa German, to share her inspirational story with central Minnesota. Vanessa is the founder of Love Front Porch and the ARThouse, a community arts initiative for children, created to stack the deck in matters of justice, worth and healing. She recently presented TED talks at Harvard and MIT and she has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and NPR’s All Things Considered.…

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October 2018

PLAYlabs: How To Have Fun In A Civil War

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

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PLAYlabs: How To Have Fun In A Civil War

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

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PLAYlabs: How To Have Fun In A Civil War

October 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

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November 2018

“Two Days in St Cloud” – Playlabs

November 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until November 10, 2018

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Locally written play Two Days in St. Cloud is set around a local family that’s a little ‘North of Normal.” As the snow comes down, seven members of this family gather for an event that’s part family reunion, part intervention, and a complete disaster. Sex in the sauna, drinking and shouting, sarcasm, hallucinogenic mushroom trips- this fast-paced irreverent show has it all! Come laugh with us and see if you recognize your family in this oddball cast of characters at the Helgeson Learning Lab Theater for a night…

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“Two Days in St Cloud” – Playlabs

November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until November 10, 2018

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Locally written play Two Days in St. Cloud is set around a local family that’s a little ‘North of Normal.” As the snow comes down, seven members of this family gather for an event that’s part family reunion, part intervention, and a complete disaster. Sex in the sauna, drinking and shouting, sarcasm, hallucinogenic mushroom trips- this fast-paced irreverent show has it all! Come laugh with us and see if you recognize your family in this oddball cast of characters at the Helgeson Learning Lab Theater for a night…

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“Two Days in St Cloud” – Playlabs

November 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Locally written play Two Days in St. Cloud is set around a local family that’s a little ‘North of Normal." As the snow comes down, seven members of this family gather for an event that’s part family reunion, part intervention, and a complete disaster. Sex in the sauna, drinking and shouting, sarcasm, hallucinogenic mushroom trips- this fast-paced irreverent show has it all! Come laugh with us and see if you recognize your family in this oddball cast of characters at the Helgeson Learning Lab Theater for a night…

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“Two Days in St Cloud” – Playlabs

November 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on November 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Locally written play Two Days in St. Cloud is set around a local family that’s a little ‘North of Normal." As the snow comes down, seven members of this family gather for an event that’s part family reunion, part intervention, and a complete disaster. Sex in the sauna, drinking and shouting, sarcasm, hallucinogenic mushroom trips- this fast-paced irreverent show has it all! Come laugh with us and see if you recognize your family in this oddball cast of characters at the Helgeson Learning Lab Theater for a night…

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PLAYlabs: How to have Fun in a Civil War

November 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

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PLAYlabs: How to have Fun in a Civil War

November 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

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PLAYlabs: HEY Theatre’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”

November 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - November 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$5.00

Home Educated Youth present Oscar Wilde’s witty comedy. In a whirlwind of young love and subterfuge, Jack and Algernon attempt to woo their respective women but are soon faced with the ironic Importance of Being Earnest. This satire of society at the time is sure to have the audience laughing with it's snide comments and witty banter.

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PLAYlabs: HEY Theatre’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”

November 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$5.00

Home Educated Youth present Oscar Wilde’s witty comedy. In a whirlwind of young love and subterfuge, Jack and Algernon attempt to woo their respective women but are soon faced with the ironic Importance of Being Earnest. This satire of society at the time is sure to have the audience laughing with it's snide comments and witty banter.

Find out more »

PLAYlabs: How to have Fun in a Civil War

November 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

Find out more »

PLAYlabs: HEY Theatre’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”

November 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

Home Educated Youth present Oscar Wilde’s witty comedy. In a whirlwind of young love and subterfuge, Jack and Algernon attempt to woo their respective women but are soon faced with the ironic Importance of Being Earnest. This satire of society at the time is sure to have the audience laughing with it's snide comments and witty banter.

Find out more »

PLAYlabs: HEY Theatre’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”

November 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - November 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

Home Educated Youth present Oscar Wilde’s witty comedy. In a whirlwind of young love and subterfuge, Jack and Algernon attempt to woo their respective women but are soon faced with the ironic Importance of Being Earnest. This satire of society at the time is sure to have the audience laughing with it's snide comments and witty banter.

Find out more »

PLAYlabs: How to have Fun in a Civil War

November 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

Find out more »

PLAYlabs: How To Have Fun In A Civil War

November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children. How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing…

Find out more »

January 2019

The Giver

January 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating until January 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Drama based on young adult literature Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. When Jonas turns twelve he is chosen to train with The Giver—the keeper of the community's collective memories. For the first time he experiences the feeling of love, as well as the pain of hunger, loneliness, and disease that the community has suppressed. Jonas must decide if eradicating pain is worth sacrificing joy. "An absorbing production that asks…

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The Giver

January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Drama based on young adult literature Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. When Jonas turns twelve he is chosen to train with The Giver—the keeper of the community's collective memories. For the first time he experiences the feeling of love, as well as the pain of hunger, loneliness, and disease that the community has suppressed. Jonas must decide if eradicating pain is worth sacrificing joy. "An absorbing production that asks…

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The Giver

January 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Drama based on young adult literature Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. When Jonas turns twelve he is chosen to train with The Giver—the keeper of the community's collective memories. For the first time he experiences the feeling of love, as well as the pain of hunger, loneliness, and disease that the community has suppressed. Jonas must decide if eradicating pain is worth sacrificing joy. "An absorbing production that asks…

Find out more »

The Giver

January 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating until January 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Drama based on young adult literature Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. When Jonas turns twelve he is chosen to train with The Giver—the keeper of the community's collective memories. For the first time he experiences the feeling of love, as well as the pain of hunger, loneliness, and disease that the community has suppressed. Jonas must decide if eradicating pain is worth sacrificing joy. "An absorbing production that asks…

Find out more »

The Giver

January 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map

Drama based on young adult literature Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. When Jonas turns twelve he is chosen to train with The Giver—the keeper of the community's collective memories. For the first time he experiences the feeling of love, as well as the pain of hunger, loneliness, and disease that the community has suppressed. Jonas must decide if eradicating pain is worth sacrificing joy. "An absorbing production that asks…

Find out more »

The Giver

January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Drama based on young adult literature Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. When Jonas turns twelve he is chosen to train with The Giver—the keeper of the community's collective memories. For the first time he experiences the feeling of love, as well as the pain of hunger, loneliness, and disease that the community has suppressed. Jonas must decide if eradicating pain is worth sacrificing joy. "An absorbing production that asks…

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February 2019

BUDDY THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY AUDITIONS

February 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until February 4, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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RAVE ON! Come along and audition for GREAT Theatre’s production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story! Buddy is a biographical musical that celebrates the meteoric career of the late Buddy Holly, a musical pioneer and vital contributor to the American rock n’ roll scene in the late 1950s. Much of Buddy’s story is told through the music of the era and will be performed live by actors onstage. Buddy’s America was grappling with the civil rights movement and this musical does not shy away…

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BUDDY THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY AUDITIONS

February 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until February 4, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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RAVE ON! Come along and audition for GREAT Theatre’s production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story! Buddy is a biographical musical that celebrates the meteoric career of the late Buddy Holly, a musical pioneer and vital contributor to the American rock n’ roll scene in the late 1950s. Much of Buddy’s story is told through the music of the era and will be performed live by actors onstage. Buddy’s America was grappling with the civil rights movement and this musical does not shy away…

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT AUDITIONS

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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We are seeking a diverse cast of performers ages eight through adult and a children's choir. Full List of Characters Here Auditions are Sunday, February 10th 2:00-6:00pm and Monday, February 11th 6:00-8:30pm. Please review our rehearsal and performance schedule by clicking here. Call-Backs: Wednesday, February 13th There are THREE group options for the "Joseph" auditions so please review carefully so you sign up for the right group (you must pick one group.)  Have a picture ready to upload and your schedule before you…

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT AUDITIONS

February 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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We are seeking a diverse cast of performers ages eight through adult and a children's choir. Full List of Characters Here Auditions are Sunday, February 10th 2:00-6:00pm and Monday, February 11th 6:00-8:30pm. Please review our rehearsal and performance schedule by clicking here. Call-Backs: Wednesday, February 13th There are THREE group options for the "Joseph" auditions so please review carefully so you sign up for the right group (you must pick one group.)  Have a picture ready to upload and your schedule before you…

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March 2019

PLAYlabs: Goodnight Moon

March 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Based on the book for preschool & kindergarten children. Step into the Great Green Room as one of the most iconic children’s books of all time is brought to life. We all know that Bunny wants to put off going to bed for as long as possible as he says goodbye to every object in sight.  Now a world of imagination is in store for you as Bunny’s bedroom springs to life and we encounter dancing constellations, the cat in the fiddle,…

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PLAYlabs: Goodnight Moon

March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Based on the book for preschool & kindergarten children. Step into the Great Green Room as one of the most iconic children’s books of all time is brought to life. We all know that Bunny wants to put off going to bed for as long as possible as he says goodbye to every object in sight.  Now a world of imagination is in store for you as Bunny’s bedroom springs to life and we encounter dancing constellations, the cat in the fiddle,…

Find out more »

April 2019

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Dinner Theatre SOLD OUT

April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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This is the true story of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on The Day The Music Died.  This rocking musical features over twenty of Buddy’s greatest hits, including “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy”, and “Rave On”, plus Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”    

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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Dinner Theatre SOLD OUT

April 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map

This is the true story of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on The Day The Music Died.  This rocking musical features over twenty of Buddy’s greatest hits, including “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy”, and “Rave On”, plus Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”    

Find out more »

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Dinner Theatre SOLD OUT

April 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - April 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map

This is the true story of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on The Day The Music Died.  This rocking musical features over twenty of Buddy’s greatest hits, including “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy”, and “Rave On”, plus Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”    

Find out more »

May 2019

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Dinner Theatre SOLD OUT

May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map

This is the true story of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on The Day The Music Died.  This rocking musical features over twenty of Buddy’s greatest hits, including “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy”, and “Rave On”, plus Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”    

Find out more »

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Dinner Theatre SOLD OUT

May 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map

This is the true story of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on The Day The Music Died.  This rocking musical features over twenty of Buddy’s greatest hits, including “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy”, and “Rave On”, plus Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”    

Find out more »

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Dinner Theatre SOLD OUT

May 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - May 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
+ Google Map

This is the true story of Buddy Holly’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on The Day The Music Died.  This rocking musical features over twenty of Buddy’s greatest hits, including “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy”, and “Rave On”, plus Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”    

Find out more »

July 2019

Six Characters in Search of an Author

July 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until July 13, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$7.00

An abstract play based in reality, Six Characters in Search of an Author follows the action of six characters who crash the rehearsal of a play in progress. These characters proceed to take everyone at the rehearsal for the ride of their lives. This classic piece of literature brings together a number of people with different stories to create a unique comedy/drama for the ages. Written by Luigi Pirandello Directed by Joshua Cash TICKETS: Students $5 each Adults $7 each…

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Six Characters in Search of an Author

July 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until July 13, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$7.00

An abstract play based in reality, Six Characters in Search of an Author follows the action of six characters who crash the rehearsal of a play in progress. These characters proceed to take everyone at the rehearsal for the ride of their lives. This classic piece of literature brings together a number of people with different stories to create a unique comedy/drama for the ages. Written by Luigi Pirandello Directed by Joshua Cash TICKETS: Students $5 each Adults $7 each…

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Six Characters in Search of an Author

July 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until July 13, 2019

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$7.00

An abstract play based in reality, Six Characters in Search of an Author follows the action of six characters who crash the rehearsal of a play in progress. These characters proceed to take everyone at the rehearsal for the ride of their lives. This classic piece of literature brings together a number of people with different stories to create a unique comedy/drama for the ages. Written by Luigi Pirandello Directed by Joshua Cash TICKETS: Students $5 each Adults $7 each…

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Birds Sing Differently Here- St. Cloud

July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Based on the true stories of 13 Iraqi-Minnesotan refugees and immigrants, Birds Sing Differently Here weaves together tales of sweetness, sorrow, grief and discovery along the way. Inventively performed in both English and Arabic, participants come together with a cast of dynamic professional actors to tell the story of a thousand olive pits and seven thousand praises; tokens of love and a chilling escape from the desert of death. Birds Sing Differently Here shares the ache of endings and the…

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Birds Sing Differently Here- St. Cloud

July 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Based on the true stories of 13 Iraqi-Minnesotan refugees and immigrants, Birds Sing Differently Here weaves together tales of sweetness, sorrow, grief and discovery along the way. Inventively performed in both English and Arabic, participants come together with a cast of dynamic professional actors to tell the story of a thousand olive pits and seven thousand praises; tokens of love and a chilling escape from the desert of death. Birds Sing Differently Here shares the ache of endings and the…

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November 2019

Sherlock Holmes – KVSC

November 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Join GREAT and KVSC - 88.1 FM on NOVEMBER 2ND at 7 PM for our third annual radio play as we BROADCAST LIVE from the Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre. Be part of our studio audience and hear the adventures of world-famous detective Sherlock Holmes and trusty sidekick Dr. Watson as they outwit London's most nefarious criminals in a night of twists and turns. Based on the Mercury Theatre "Sherlock Holmes" broadcast from 1938. All tickets ONLY $10!

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Rainbow Fish: The Musical

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Join our ALL YOUTH CREATIVE TEAM AND CAST beneath the sea as we follow the story of the most beautiful fish in all the ocean, Rainbow Fish. Based on the international bestseller and award-winning book. This musical brings its important message of friendship and belonging to life through song and dance! All tickets just $10. Recommended for pre-k through 1st grade. The Rainbow Fish Musical is performed in-the-round with the audience surrounding the performers, making every seat closer!

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Rainbow Fish: The Musical

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Join our ALL YOUTH CREATIVE TEAM AND CAST beneath the sea as we follow the story of the most beautiful fish in all the ocean, Rainbow Fish. Based on the international bestseller and award-winning book. This musical brings its important message of friendship and belonging to life through song and dance! All tickets just $10. Recommended for pre-k through 1st grade. The Rainbow Fish Musical is performed in-the-round with the audience surrounding the performers, making every seat closer!

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Rainbow Fish: The Musical

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Join our ALL YOUTH CREATIVE TEAM AND CAST beneath the sea as we follow the story of the most beautiful fish in all the ocean, Rainbow Fish. Based on the international bestseller and award-winning book. This musical brings its important message of friendship and belonging to life through song and dance! All tickets just $10. Recommended for pre-k through 1st grade. The Rainbow Fish Musical is performed in-the-round with the audience surrounding the performers, making every seat closer!

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Rainbow Fish: The Musical

November 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Join our ALL YOUTH CREATIVE TEAM AND CAST beneath the sea as we follow the story of the most beautiful fish in all the ocean, Rainbow Fish. Based on the international bestseller and award-winning book. This musical brings its important message of friendship and belonging to life through song and dance! All tickets just $10. Recommended for pre-k through 1st grade. The Rainbow Fish Musical is performed in-the-round with the audience surrounding the performers, making every seat closer!

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December 2019

Stage Combat Workshop for Adults

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre, 710 Sundial Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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$10.00

Back by popular demand - but this time for ADULTS! Join acclaimed Fight Director, Michael Anderson, who brings over 25 years of stage combat experience for a three-hour stage combat workshop on Monday, December 2 from 6-9 pm at the Helgeson Learning Lab Theatre. , will lead this three-hour workshop. This educational, hands-on, workshop is open to adults (age 18 and up). A limited number of spots available; register before it's too late! Scholarships are available by calling GREAT at…

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