So many wonderful shows to never be forgotten...


So we have listed them here for your enjoyment! Return and reminisce, or newly discover, whenever you please.  

Not a fan of the spotlight, but love theatre? You are just as needed!

We have spots to fill in stage crew, education, costuming, finance, grant writing, the Board and more. Click below and let us know!

A bravo and job well done to all in our previous performances
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

Virginia O’Hanlon - Aubrey Ruzek

Mother O’ Hanlon - Liberty Anderson

Father O’ Hanlon - Simon Pischke

Samantha O’Hanlon - Jocelyn Voth

Francis Church - Luke Tapp

Walter Gibson - Sam Vortherms 

Mary Lou Parker - Renae Clark

Wendy Parker - Liviana Culbert

Hannah Parker - Leah Pischke

Post Person - Atticus Burnham

Martha - Ellen Elains

Christmas Prologues 

1- Eli Heinzeroth

2- Anika Keyes

3- Haylie Meyers


Chorus (homeless, carolers, etc.)

Hannah Keenan

Alice Osmonson

Kya McManus

Moyra Voigt

Maiyah Andree



Super Fresh Produce Bakery

2101 4th Street NW

Austin, MN 55912

Mon-Fri 8:00am - 7:00pm

Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm


Join us for a night of playful halloween skits as you travel the wooded paths of

Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. 

We will guide you in groups of 20, heading through every 10 minutes (when you purchase your tickets you will get to select your time). It takes about an hour to reach the end.
Appropriate for ALL ages!

And oh we have a BUNDLE of spooky and silly skits this year!
DON'T MISS IT!! And don't wait too long - we sell out every year, it would be

a sad pumpkin situation to miss this fun Austin tradition!

Halloween Warmup 2021

The Noise in Underland 

Directed by Blythe Johnson

Mad Hatter - Nadia Hummel 

Mallymkun the Dormouse - Aubrey Ruzek 

The Cheshire Cat- Vivanna Kelly 

The March Hare- Ellen Ekins 

Sound Effect Person- Blythe Johnson 

The Magic Wand Directed by Kim Zerke 

The Explorer- Liberty Andersen 

Faithful Dog- Eva Taylor 

Sir Stinkalot- Kya McManus 

Sir Stinkalittle- Hannah Zerke 

Bear- Ashlyn Strampe


How Grandmother Spider Stole the Sun

Directed by Angela Donovan 

Fox- Ryker Edwards 

Possum- Hunter Wollenburg 

Spider- Harper Edwards 

Buzzard- Mark Wollenburg 


The Plight of Jennie Greenteeth

Directed by Michael King

Squeakers the Field Mouse- Ava Lillis 

Ears the Rabbit- Renae Clark 

Flower the Skunk- Brynlee Olson 

Bridge Keeper 1- Lukas Tapp 

Bridge Keeper 2- Sam Vorthems 

Jennie- Emma Brekke

The Three Witches and the Broken Broom

Directed by Emma Brekke

Greta- Livianna Culbert 

Maddie- Ruby Kellog 

Sabrina- McKenna Donovan 

Scarecrow- Grace Wood 

Mummy- Hunter Jensen 


The Troll House Cookie Factory

Directed by Jenny Dreyer

Char- Michael King 

Scorch- Heather Deyo 

Burnie- Gabe Bruender 

Robot Elves- Maggie Dreyer, Jackson Dreyer and Atticus Burhman



Directed by Kylie Larson 

Cat 1- Kylie Larson 

Cat 2- Haylie Meyer


Hey Little Ant

Directed by Sydney Weisinger 

Ant- Nature Center Staff 

Child- Nature Center Staff


Mussels Skit

Directed by Nature Center Interns 

Cast- Nature Center Interns 

William Shakespeare's


Adapted by Albert Cullum


First performed around 1596, Shakespeare’s comic fantasy of four lovers who find themselves bewitched by fairies is a sly reckoning with love, jealousy and marriage. For centuries it’s been one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays.

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare stages the workings of love. Theseus and Hippolyta, about to marry, are figures from mythology. In the woods outside Theseus’ Athens, two young men and two young women sort themselves out into couples—but not before they form first one love triangle, and then another.

Also in the woods, the king and queen of fairyland, Oberon and Titania, battle over custody of an orphan boy; Oberon uses magic to make Titania fall in love with a weaver named Bottom, whose head is temporarily transformed into that of a donkey by a hobgoblin or “puck,” Robin Goodfellow. Finally, Bottom and his companions ineptly stage the tragedy of “Pyramus and Thisbe.”



Theseus - Nathan Martinson

Hippolyta - Kaiah Gibson

Egeus - Isaac Zerke

Lysander - Ike McIntosh

Demetrius - Jadon Fimon

Hermia - Haylie Meyer

Helena - Ellen Ekins

Philostrate - McKenna Donovan

Peter Quince/Prologue - Keara McIntosh

Snug/Lion - Lillyan Wiese

Nick Bottom/Pyramus - Billi Emeline

Francis Flute/Thisby - Megan Dilley-Jones

Tom Snout/Wall - Alice Osmonson

Robin Starveling/Moonshine - Ella Spear

Oberon - Luke Tapp

Titania - Emma Brekke

Puck - Nadia Hummel

First Fairy/Peaseblossom - McKenna Donovan

Cobweb - Kaiah Gibson

Moth - Hannah Zerke

Mustardseed - TBA


June 24th & 25th


Jay C Hormel Nature Center