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Spring & Fall Dinner Theater


Since 2013, Great River Arts (GRA) has coordinated 12 theatre performances - welcoming new and seasoned actors and directors to our stage. Community theatre provides GRA with a visible platform to not only showcase local talent, but to connect in the community as friends, neighbors and family. GRA presents theater through its youth summer camps in addition to its Dinner Theater programming, allowing kids to learn auditioning skills, stage presence, and choreography. We pride ourselves in being a hub for community theater and bringing together local talent, directors, and volunteers together through the performing arts.


Spring 2020 Dinner Theater

Four Weddings and An Elvis

Written By Nancy Frick  |  Directed By Mark Gerbi

April 23 - 25, 30 & May 2 (7:00 pm)

April 26 & May 3 (2:00 pm)


 - Auditions -

If you are interested in auditioning, please contact Mark Gerbi, the director
on or before Friday, March 6 by 6 p.m.


Download Audition Form Here
(Audition Forms are also available at the GRA front desk)


  All card carrying members of the Theatre and Actors Guild of Brainerd will receive one free drink ticket for each performance or concert they attend at Great River Arts - in appreciation for their contributions to the arts.


Congratulations to everyone who received awards at the Annual Theatre and Actors Guild Gala in January, but we would like to send a special shout out to the following who won for performances here at Great River Arts:


Aaron Trompeter

Best Supporting Male Actor In A Comedy for his role as Duane Wilson in Harvey


Jessica Scherer

Best Supporting Female Actor In A Comedy for her role as Helsa Wenzel in Musical Comedy Murders Of 1940




Enjoy a few photos from our previous Dinner Theater productions!





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