Southeast theatre and dance students to hold Senior Showcase at River Campus | Arts & Culture
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The Department of Theatre and Dance at Southeast Missouri State University will hold its annual Senior Showcase.
According to the university, it's a cabaret for graduating seniors, at 7:30 p.m. May 4 and 2 p.m. May 5 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at the River Campus.
“We are thrilled to be presenting our 4th Annual Cape Girardeau Showcase and our 3rd Annual New York City Showcase,” said Dr. Kenneth Stilson, professor of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Southeast. “We have such a talented group of seniors this year. We’re so proud of their accomplishments, and we hope to see all our community supporters at the terrific show these students have put together.”
A reception will follow both performances in the John and Betty Glenn Convocation Center.
The Senior Showcase assists in professionally promoting graduating seniors who have completed their Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts with a performance emphasis.
The students will perform for invited agents, casting directors and professional actors from New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Select seniors will be performing songs, monologues and dances they have perfected throughout on-campus workshops presented by invited professionals.
Those performing in the musical theatre/acting numbers are Joe Hartz, Dalton Riddle, Sami Gross, Suzanne Burke, Joe Capstick, Hannah Matthews Moore, Megan Walton, Emily Johnson, Stefanie Kluba, Ashley Boyd, Keith Johnson, Tayloir Pace, and Alissa Brooks.
Those performing in the dance numbers will be Kelcey Matheny, Laura Roth, Tayloir Pace and Joe Capstick.
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