To the wonderful group of individuals and organizations that came together to create "With the Future on the Line: Paddling Theater from Granite Falls to Yellow Medicine,"
We had an incredible time working on this production and were overwhelmed with the generosity, talent, dedication, time and energy so many contributed to its success. As you can see from the list below, it truly was a community effort.
There are so many people to thank, but we would like to highlight a few for their contributions and donations of time and materials. Special thanks to Clean Up the River Environment, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Wilderness Inquiry, City of Granite Falls, Granite Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, Granite Area Arts Council, Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization, Granite Falls Historical Society, Upper Sioux Agency State Park, Friends for the Upper Sioux Agency State Park, Granite Falls Advocate Tribune for publicity, Jeff Iverson and Yellow Medicine East Drama Department, Granite Falls Area Community Theater and The Barn Theater (Willmar) for costumes, Frogs on the Footbridge for set and props, Lonnie Anderson and L.A. Construction for use of generators, Mankato Paddling and Outing Club for use of War Canoe, Gary Lentz for use of canoes, Marvin Timmons for set construction, Mary Kelly and Barb Benson for muffins and pie (and everything else!), and of course, the tireless cast, crew, musicians and volunteers that brought these stories to life with creativity and joy. We thank you!
If you missed the show, the radio drama version of the production is available at the K.K. Berge building for $10, with half the proceeds going to the Granite Falls Area Community Theater. CDs from the Meander Walking Theater production are also available for $5.
Ashley Hanson and Andrew Gaylord