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East Ridge High School freshman Maggie Eckberg performed on the Guthrie Stage as part of the Minnesota Thespian Festival’s National Individual Events Showcase competition. Eckberg will travel to Lincoln, Neb., this June for the International Thespian Festival and NIES finals. (Submitted photo)

Thespians hit the international stage

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East Ridge High School student Maggie Eckberg attended the Minnesota State Thespian Conference with the hopes of receiving some helpful critiques and participating in some interesting workshops.


But what Eckberg got was so much more.

The freshman was chosen to perform on the Guthrie Stage as part of the National Individual Events Showcase (NIES).

“Words couldn’t describe what it was like,” she said. “It’s any theater kid’s dream to perform on a big stage like that.”

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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