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Summer Dance Intensive Signup

Dancing never goes on vacation. It is time to sign up for the summer dance intensive at Reif Dance. The classes are July 30 through August 17, Monday through Friday. The training culminates in a [...]

Learning at the Feet of the Masters

Chamber music in the souls of youth | Envision students sitting at the feet of their masters. Great artwork has portrayed the likenesses of Plato, Socrates and Jesus teaching. Okay  - not exactly like that [...]

You can keep Oscar, give us The Larry

State Award for Arts Advocacy | The Reif performing arts center president, David Marty, received the Larry Award at a ceremony in St. Paul, Tuesday, March 6 during the annual Arts Advocacy Day. The ten-year-old [...]

Students are falling in love with theater

Consuming Passion | Grand Rapids High School student, Mackenzie Jaranson, 15, has discovered the stage and there is no turning back. “After school, I come here (The Reif) and walk onto the stage with no [...]

Singing to border guard, not on Bucket List

Prove it! The vivacious attitude and upbeat personalities of the Canadian trio Good Lovelies were not enough to convince a skeptical border guard of their “good” intentions. While on tour in 2009, the award-winning group [...]

Kids at Work – Theater Education Program

It's a Stampede What does it take to create a heard of wildebeests? And the answer isn’t a mom and dad wildebeest. It is part of the scene production for the upcoming show, “The Lion [...]

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Written by David Marty, Reif President/ As my July 1 retirement draws near, I’m reflecting on some of the interesting episodes of my career. In March of 1998, in my second year at the Reif, [...]

The Arts Help Communities Grow

Written by David Marty, Reif President/ I often hear people talking about the arts in our community as being a very nice amenity…something that makes our community a nice place to live.  The arts are [...]