Northland Players, Inc. was organized as a 50IC 3 non-profit community theater in 1971. For several years it performed in Cheboygan area high schools and in dinner theater at local restaurants. After the Cheboygan Opera House was restored in 1984, Northland Players began performing two productions on the Opera House stage each year and this tradition continues today. Northland Players also performs two dinner theater productions each year.
In addition, Northland Noteables, a vocal ensemble comprised of players members, performs in dinner theater at Christmas and various other venues in the community throughout the year.
Northland Players has a theater center complete with a stage, which is the location for play rehearsals, construction of sets, storage for theater costumes, props and records.
Northland Players mission is to produce plays, to study the dramas, play direction, costuming, scenery and lighting design to encourage writing of plays and to promote interest in the drama in Cheboygan County and the surrounding area. Membership is open to anyone over the age of eighteen years, having an interest in the theater experience.
The Angel Program is an opportunity for individuals who are not interested in appearing on stage or working backstage to provide financial support to the Northland Players. Charitable donations will be receipted and “Angel” benefactors will be acknowledged in our play programs.
The Corporation is organized for the purposes as a charitable-educational, non-profit corporation organized to foster and encourage the advancement of drama, music, choral and dance, to encourage and develop understanding, taste and appreciation of musical and dramatic arts, to cultivate and encourage the preservation of amateur dramatic interest in Cheboygan County and its surrounding area.”
Northland Players Board
President, Renee Pelon
Vice President, Joey Miller
Secretary, Jill Kwiatkowski
Treasurer, Steve Brisson
Board of Directors — Doug Conaway, Heather Conaway, Pat Conaway, Heather Garst, Jay Johnston, Jan Kasbow, Sherri Kosan, Pam Lalond