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Department of Theatre and Dance Presents BFA Showcase

October 4, 2013


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MACOMB, IL - -Western Illinois University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present its BFA Musical Theatre Showcase Concert 2013 on Sunday, Oct. 13 in Hainline Theatre at 2 p.m.

Benefits from this performance will go to the Dorothy and Maughan McMurdie Scholarship, founded by Don and Kay Norton. The scholarship will be awarded at the end of the first act.

The concert will be directed by Lisa Fox, assistant professor of Theatre and Dance, with musical direction by Lynn Thompson, associate professor of the WIU School of Music, and accompanist Sharon Nott of the Department of Theatre and Dance. All BFA Musical Theatre students will perform to Disney music from Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, the Little Mermaid, and the current Broadway show, "Newsies."

The concert is open to the public with a $15 admission. WIU students will be admitted for $5. All of the ticket sales will benefit the scholarship fund.


Students participating are:

Freshmen:
Illinois:
AUGUSTA -Whitney Willard
MOLINE- Autumn Loose
NORMAL-Kellie Nolan
PEORIA-David Brown
ROCKFORD- Savannah Strandin and Jayla Williams-Craig
WASHINGTON- Rebecca Dentino
WOODSTOCK- Astonica Bhagat

Indiana:
COLUMBUS- Madelyn Lego

Wisconsin:
STOUGHTON- Shannon Fields


Sophomores:
Illinois:
CALEDONIA- Kaitlyn Polka
CALUMEN CITY- Khyel Roberson
CHICAGO- Stephanie Ricoy
KINGSTON- Jimmy Capek
ROCK ISLAND- Lexi Holtzer
STERLING- Samuel Twining
SYCAMORE- Jessica Wilson

Iowa:
DES MOINES- Samantha Tucker
FARMINGTON- Nathan Simonson

Missouri:
ST. PETER- Jordyn Wofford

Juniors:
Illinois:
BARLETT- Megan Clark
LA HARPE- Ashley Olin
NORMAL- Jason Coppenbarger
WHITE HALL- Sarah Randall

Indiana:
GARY- Tuesdai Perry

Iowa:
BETTENDORF- Alex Watson
FORT MADISON- Ryan Hoppman

Seniors:
Illinois:
CHICAGO- Brenna Palfi and Lorenzo Rush
GENEVA- Jill Nigh
LAKEMOOR- Kelsey Peters
NORMAL- Jeremy Davis

Iowa:
BETTENDORF- James Bleecker
CLINTON- Isaac Jankowski
DES MOINES- Emily Rhein

Wisconsin:
OCONOMOWOC- Teddy Mueller


Posted By: Kolette Herndon (EK-Herndon@wiu.edu)
Office of University Relations