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Theater Performances, Camps, Workshops, and Auditions


Youth Summer Theater Camp

July 15-19, 9:30am-12pm
Performance on Friday July 19th at 11am
Member: $125/Non-member $135
(Age Suggestion 7-15)
To register for classes visit or call 320-632-0960.
Join Heather Mastromarco for an action filled week of theatre games, improv, comedy, skits, puppets and more! We’ll create our very own show to perform for our friends and family on Friday. We cannot wait to hear all of your fantastic theatre ideas and see you shine on the GRA stage!
Pre-registration is required.  Class size of 8 is required to run the class. 
About your instructor 
Heather Mastromarco (she/her) is a theatre educator in Saint Cloud Minnesota. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with a Minor in Music from SCSU summa cum laude, and graduated with distinction from the Music Theater Performance Program at St Lawrence College in Canada. Heather loves writing and performing sketch comedy and making people laugh. She is a talented singer, actor, director and choreographer who has worked with several theatre companies and organizations in the St Cloud area. Heather creates a wonderful, creative space full of fun and kindness and we know your kiddos will have an amazing time learning all about theatre with her.


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.

Stay connected to our programs by checking back to this page or by signing up (at the bottom of our Home Page) for our email newsletter  - with monthly postings about upcoming engagement opportunities.

Actors in Central Minnesota

 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 Theater productions!





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