Entries by Alyssa Herzog Melby

Fun new classes (and teachers) this fall!

The Guild is excited to roll out our education classes for the fall and would like to highlight just some of the new and exciting offerings and introduce some of our new or returning teachers. Mar Valdecantos is a new teacher to the Guild who is delighted to be offering the “Little Picassos Club” which […]

Ready to serve? Join the NAG Board!

The Northfield Arts Guild is soliciting recommendations for three new board members. The organization is at an exciting point of forward growth and progress, and we’re looking for new board members to help lead the way! NAG Board members are expected at a minimum to: Attend at least ten of the twelve monthly board meetings […]

YPTW 25th Anniversary Celebration a success!

On Thursday, July 30, the Northfield Arts Guild celebrated 25 years of the Young People’s Theater Workshop with an ice cream social and ceremony to honor its two founder, Myrna Johnson and Patsy Dew. In addition to receiving a standing ovation from the crowd, they were also chosen to receive that week’s “Making a Difference […]

NAG Theater collaborates with Brazillian visual artists

A Rotary International Exchange youth, Daniel Ribeiro from Brazil, recently stayed in Northfield and was looking for an arts-related experience. Where did he turn? The Northfield Arts Guild! Over the course of his stay, he assisted the Guild in photographing events, working on our marketing database, and helping to prepare for our YPTW 25th Anniversary. He also […]

Homegrown theater hero: Doug Scholz-Carlson

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 […]