Our Mission

Building community by entertaining, educating and enriching participants and audiences of all ages through diverse theatrical experiences.

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We offer workshops that will help you build skills on and off stage.


  • New Minowa Players Scholarships Available

    New Minowa Players Scholarships Available

    Since 1990, New Minowa Players has offered an annual scholarship to students graduating from area high schools. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2019. The major criteria for choosing the winner(s) of this $200 scholarship is the student’s involvement in drama and related areas and the …Read Announcement
  • Cast Announced for Mamma Mia!

    Cast Announced for Mamma Mia!

    New Minowa Players and director Sheryl Scheffert are excited to announce the cast of their summer musical, Mamma Mia! Karen Esterl will be playing Donna Sheridan, owner of a taverna on a Greek island, and Linnea Carlson will play her daughter Sophie, about to get married. Donna is joined by …Read Announcement
  • Almost, Maine Cast Announcement

    Almost, Maine Cast Announcement

    Prologue, Interlogue & Epilogue Ginette: Jordyn Hussain Pete: Sawyer Vanden Brink Her Heart East: Steven Holkesvik Glory: Cydney Weitzel Sad and Glad Jimmy: Austin Olson Sandrine: Crystal Harrell Waitress: Violet Hatfield This Hurts Marvalyn: Mina Sahir Steve: David Mendez Getting it Back Gayle: Sheryl Scheffert Lendall: Rick Scheffert They Fell …Read Announcement
  • Directors Wanted!

    Directors Wanted!

    It's time to plan our coming season, and we would like to hear from you! Each March the board of directors welcomes submissions from potential directors who would like to direct shows during the next season. Our fiscal year runs July 1 through June 30, so  in this case we …Read Announcement

Costume Rental

Need costumes for your show or looking for a fun Halloween idea? Our collection is full of costumes for men, women, and children!

Interested? Schedule an appointment with a board member, or call costumer Donalee Burns, at 563-517-1040.

Season Sponsors

We would like to extend a sincere thank you to all our season sponsors!

Rick and Sheryl Scheffert

Singing Hammers Construction