March, 2013 Issue   

Late Night Musings from the Chair





Section Notices

Elections for Officers at National Conference
U of Mn Alumni & Friends Gathering
Newsletter Archive Links
  • Time to Renew Your Membership?

Production Casebook

Tracking Platforms, Hidden Doors, Disappearing stairs in Legally Blonde, the Musical

People, Places and Happenings

Productions Around the Region


Who's Minding the Store?


Resources & Info

  • Member Renewal Form
  • Mission & Information


Northern Boundary Section Leadership Positions: Upcoming Elections

At the section meeting during the National Conference March 20-23, we will be voting for our leadership positions once again.  All Officers and Members-at-Large are up for election in this cycle. Most incumbent members have affirmed their willingness to serve another three year term if re-elected. (Click on NBS Leadership for current positions).  There are three existing office holders who are stepping down and we must vote in new leadership for those positions.  These are the Vice Chair for ProgrammingMetro Member at Large and Northwest Member at Large.  We have asked candidates that are interested in serving to write a short biographies introducing themselves to the rest of the section and those are included.   Please take a moment to review these prior to elections.

Peter Lerohl, nominee for Vice-Chair for Programming

Peter Lerohl is the Technical Director of Theatre at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids, MN which is a Northwest suburb of Minneapolis.  He has worked there for 6 years and at Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN for 7 years before that.  He studied Theatre at Concordia College and the University of North Dakota.  Peter has been an active member of U.S.I.T.T. at the local and national levels for 14 years and has also worked for 20/20 Theatrical installing stage equipment and rigging for SECOA.  Besides designing scenery and lighting for Anoka-Ramsey productions, he teaches Stagecraft and has recently designed scenery for Yellow Tree Theatre and The Season's Dinner Theatre. Recent productions include URINETOWN, House of Blue LeavesOn Golden Pond, Anatomy of Gray, Steel Magnolias, Noises Off!, and H.M.S. Pinafore.

Alicia Wold , nominee for Member-at-large, Metro

Building on 25years as a Costume Designer, Shop Manager, Craftsperson, and Educator,  Alicia is currently the General Manager of Costume Rentals- a combined project of the Guthrie Theater and Children's Theatre Company.    She is very active in the Sustainability in Theater group and also ReUSE MN.   It is her goal to help individuals and organizations build networks and relationships that help increase their sustainability.

Tiffany Fier, nominee for Member-at-large, Northwest

Currently Assistant Professor of Set Design at North Dakota State University, Tiffany Fier has worked extensively as a professional set designer, scenic artist, and props artisan for several theatres throughout the Midwest. She has created set designs for Children's Theatre of Madison, First Stage in Milwaukee, Iowa State University, Opera for the Young, Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre, Alley Stage in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, and Phipps Center for the Arts.  As a scenic artist she has been the scenic charge for American Players Theatre since 2008 and was previously charge artist for Children's Theatre of Madison for three years. 

Rob Jensen, nominee for Member-at-large, Metro

Having completed his MFA training at the University of Minnesota in 2011, Rob started work 2 seasons ago with Park Square Theatre as their Technical Director. He has maintained a job working in technical theater since completing his undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 1990. This career has included work at Stages Theatre Company, the Santa Fe Opera and the Walker Arts Center. His list is design credits includes work as a Lighting designer, Set Design, and Technical Direction. Most recently he did the scenic design for the Ivey award winning play Complete Female Stage Beauty produced by Walking Shadow Theater Company.