Save the Date!April 22
The GRSF second annual Bard, Beer, Birthday celebration will be Sunday, April 22nd at Island City Brewing Company. There will be snacks, music,  and recognition of the Friends of Will.

Hospitality Team Tech Week: June 9 – 27
The hospitality team will once again be  providing meals to company members during the busy tech week.  Meals will be provided several days starting June 9 and continuing through June 27.

Front of House
Signing up for specific times and positions for Front of House Volunteers (ushers, concessions during the Apprentice production) begins early May.  Check this newsletter for updates.

Winona arts thriving because of community’s great people
Winona Daily News, March 9, 2018,  River Arts Alliance column by Eileen Moeller, GRSF  Sales and Marketing Director

Season 14 (2017) Friends of Will Annual Report

Thank you Friends of Will
(A short video from the 2017 Apprentice Acting Company)

Join the Friends of Will

The link above is for a general FOW registration for new FOW or FOW who did not volunteer in 2017 or 2016.

The Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) is a nonprofit, professional Equity theatre company in Winona, MN, dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theatre training.    The Friends of Will  (FOW) are volunteers who support the work of the Great River Shakespeare Festival. All Friends of Will are ambassadors and GRSF representatives to the community and theater patrons.  The Friends of Will Steering Committee and team chairs meet throughout the spring and summer to plan and coordinate team activities. FOW activities are highlighted throughout the seasons are  highlighted in Recent Entries.


Steering Committee and Friends of Will Team Leaders
Mary Alice Anderson: Chair, Communications
Leslie Albers  Friends-of-Will-logo
Tom Hoffmann: Move-In/Out
Patti Neal: Distribution
Rev. Jim Nelson: Transportation
Gretchen Erwin & Sharon Grossardt; Front of House
Mary Polus, Early Housing
Brenda Terpstra: Volunteer Liaison
Karin & Jim Worthley: Food Team
Marsha Yancy: Recording Secretary



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