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    Coming Soon:  Striking 12

    Fr. Shawn Clerkin is happy to announce the cast for our Fall 2014 musical, STRIKING 12! 

    From Fr. Shawn, "Thank you – I always appreciate the vulnerability expressed in the audition/call-back process. You are ALL very talented."

    Congratulations to the Cast!

    Wilfried Atonfack – Company, Jonny, Post-Nasal Drip Guy, Grandma
    Cassie Bielecki – Seasonal Affective Disorder Light Seller
    Myriah Burns – Company, Diane, Hogart Caroler
    Michael Joseph Haas – Narrator 1/Master of Ceremonies
    Megan Hamm – Company, Passerby, TV Announcer
    Zachary Hyman – Happy Foley (Live Sound Effects)
    Matthew Jones – Company, Craig, Hogart Caroler
    Alizabeth Leng – Company, Mrs. Palamino, Hogart Caroler
    Lauren Loop – Company, Lydia, TV News Announcer
    Chase Miles – Company, Jack/Pary Host
    Kayla Scully – Company, Erica, Space Invading Girl
    Zak Westfall – Man Who’s Had Enough
    Brianna Woods – Little Match Girl

    Rehearsals begin Oct 20th. Performances will be Dec 4-13th. 

     Joe Orton's "Loot" performed at the Schuster theatre from October 2-12.  To view archive photos of this production, please visit our Facebook page at    

    Please visit to read more about this wonderful production.



    Gannon University's Schuster Theatre returns from participating in the 2014 International Collegiate Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland!

    10 Gannon University students and 3 faculty recently returned from a 12 day trip to Edinburgh, Scotland to participate and perform in the International Collegiate Theatre Festival, which runs concurrently and in coordination with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland's capital city.  As participants in the 2014 ICTF, Gannon students performed Stephen Williams' "Whimsical Grimm" at Surgeons Hall on four different occasions.  You can read the review of the production on Broadway Baby by clicking here.   

    ICTF 2014 Cast and Crew The cast and crew of Whimsical Grimm.  From L to R - Todd Paropacic, Abby Coppock, Zak Westfall, Cristen Manion, Brianna Woods, Khadija Djellouli, Luis Pontillo, Mary Stephens, Ethan Kelley, and Mike Fujito.  

     ICTF 2014 College Fair  Gannon University was well represented at the College Recruitment Fair held for the American High School Theatre Festival.  High school students had the opportunity to speak with Fr. Shawn Clerkin, Director of Theatre, as well as with current students Khadija Djellouli and Abby Coppock.  
    Many thanks to everyone who helped us raise funds and donated to help our students attend and participate in this international experience! 

    Video clips courtesy of Fr. Shawn Clerkin, Director of Theatre and Jax Kubiak, Technical Director, will be posted soon.  

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