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SU Drama Senior Showcase is May 1; 19 graduating students to perform musical numbers, scenes
SU Drama Senior Showcase is May 1; 19 graduating students to perform musical numbers, scenesApril 22, 2009Patrick Finlonstagepr@syr.edu
The Department of Drama in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts will present its Senior Showcase on Friday, May 1, at 2 p.m. in the Arthur Storch Theatre at Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St. The Senior Showcase is an annual performance featuring musical numbers and scenes presented by members of the graduating class. The performance on May 1 is free and open to the public, designed as preparation for performances on May 4 at New York City’s Snapple Theatre.
The showcase will include musical and acting performances by 19 graduating students. Featured musical theatre majors are Kate Bodenheimer, Catherine Charlebois, Kaitlin Dale, Tom Garruto, Michael T. Howell, Nadine Malouf, Benjamin Michael, Lauren Nolan, Elena Shapiro, Brendon Stimpson, Kathleen Wrinn and Katja Zarolinski. Featured acting majors are Dana Abrams, Jessie Christen, Megan Dobbertin, Stella Heath, Semaj Miller, Patrick Murney and Tinuke Oyefule.
In addition, seniors majoring in design/technical theatre will exhibit their portfolios in the Arthur Storch lobby, available for viewing before and after the performance on May 1.
The Senior Showcase is co-directed by Stephen Cross and David Lowenstein, produced by Kim Hale, and choreographed by David Lowenstein, all of whom are assistant professors in the Department of Drama.
For more information on the Senior Showcase, contact Kim Hale, assistant professor of dance, at (315) 443-3180 or email@example.com.