One Act Festival 2019

We are proud to host the South Suburban One Act Festival. This event celebrates talented students from many local high schools. (Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Prior Lake and Shakopee)

One Act Plays use a state defined format for a timed set up and performance. This festival brings in clinicians to critique and help the casts prepare for upcoming state competition. (scroll down to see this year's amazing clinicians)

There is no admission charged for people to watch the shows. Feel free to watch as many shows as you'd like. Please be advised that admittance will not be allowed during shows.

Performance Times (subject to change)

8 am Eagan High School

9 am Apple Valley High School

10 am Shakopee High School

11 am Prior Lake High School

12-1 LUNCH (Burnsville High School’s Full Concessions will be in operation all day- standard sporting event fare- pizza, hot dogs, popcorn, etc.)

1 pm Farmington

2 pm Burnsville


Fernando Collado

Guthrie Theater; A Christmas Carol (2016), West Side Story, Cyrano de Bergerac (upcoming 2019 season); Ordway CPA: In the Heights; Mixed Blood Theatre: Safe At Home; Chanhassen Dinner Theaters: Sister Act; Pantages Theatre: Bees; Fulton Theatre: Lend Me A Tenor; Dix Hills PAC: Spring is Here, Cabaret, Stolen, Art, La Cage Aux Folles, The Full Monty; John Cranford Adams Playhouse: Oklahoma!. Awards Ivey Award for Safe At Home, MN Theater Award for In the Heights. Training Bachelor of Music, Five Towns College.

Michelle Myers Berg

A classically trained actress with a BFA from the Acting Program at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and with graduate work in the Advanced Training Program at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, CaliforniaMichelle has appeared on various stages throughout the Twin Cities including the Ordway, Frank Theatre, History Theatre, Old Log, Park Square, Actorsʼ Theatre of Minnesota, TheatreUnbound and more. Additionally, Michelle has enjoyed over twenty five years of professional voiceover experiencein radio and television with clients ranging from General Mills and Medtronic to Targetand Medica. Her work as a writer resulted in the critically acclaimed solo show Blue Collar Diaries, which she has performed in a variety of venues both locally and regionally (with an upcoming showing at the Ives Theatre in Bloomington in February and March). She also works as a professional tour guide for the Wabasha Street Caves where she can be seen as Babe Delaney on the St. Paul Gangster Tour.

Raymond Berg

Raymond is a Twin Cities’ theater artist with 30 years of experience performing, teaching and directing. As a teacher and curriculum designer, he helped to create the program of arts practice for the seminal charter school, the St. Paul Conservatory For Performing Artists. He has taught for the Children’s Theater’s TAT program, Steppingstone Theater, the Ordway’s Triple Threat program and MN Opera’s OperaVentures, and has adjudicated for the Spotlight program for HTT. As a theater artist he has received two Twin Cities’ Ivey Awards for Best Musical Direction for Love, Janis at The Ordway and Urinetown at the Jungle Theater. He has worked at the Guthrie, History Theater, Ordway, Illusion, Mixed Blood, Old Log and many other local theaters. Raymond makes his home in St. Paul.