Doug Scholz-Carlson may be said to be an organically-grown force in the Southern Minnesota world of theater. He was a little sprout of six when his dad came to the Economics Department of St. Olaf. By middle school Doug was involved in his first show.
Today Doug is the artistic director of the Great River Shakespeare Festival, with events this year from June 13-27. He credits his Northfield roots for his involvement and growth. “Myrna Johnson started a drama club at the high school long ago. She chose ever more challenging works for us to stage, and tailored those choices to her [evolving] actors,” he says. Read more