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From director, Paula Barrett:"After much deliberation and with equal parts of delight with the chosen cast and disappointment for all whom I couldn’t cast, here goes:Truscott - Michael FujitoMr. McLeavy - Michael HaasHal - Zach HymanFay - Lauren LoopMeadows - Chase MilesDennis - Zak Westfall Congratulations! I am very excited to be working with you! This will be so much fun! "
Audition date – Sunday, October 5, 2014Audition time – 5:00 pmProduction dates – December 4-6 at 8:00 pm, December 7 at 2:00 pm, December 11-13 at 8:00 pm
What to bring – please bring 16 bars of a contemporary pop/musical theatre song that shows your range and vocal style. If you do not have one, we will teach you something as a group and have you sing that. There will also be “cold readings” from the script provided for you. Just to let you know, your ability to demonstrate multiple voices and vocal sound effects would be advantageous.
Call-Backs – during the week of October 6-10, there will be call-backs to hear certain voices and to best match ranges to characters. Note: everyone will not be called back, and not being called back is any indication of casting.IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILBLE on Oct. 5 at 5 pm, then please contact director, Fr. Shawn Clerkin, at (814) 871-7493.
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.
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.
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.
Phone: 814-871-7494Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
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