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Posted: March 21, 2012
CCU theater majors offer preview of NY Showcase

  Top row from left, Jonathan Natterstad, Matthew McCoy, Robert Stetson, Ryan Shaefer, Caleb Jernigan and Caleb Brannen. Bottom row, from left, Shana Meyerand, Meredith Gratton, Sydney Hough and Emily Brockway.  
A Premier Senior Showcase Preview will be presented on Sunday, March 25, at 4 p.m. in the Edwards Theatre in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. It is free and open to the community.

The 40-minute program, featuring 10 BFA senior theatre majors, is composed of short scenes from shows like "True West," "Rumors," "Lend me a Tenor" and "Closer," along with musical selections by composers such as Gershwin, Sondheim, Richard Rodgers, Noel Coward and Abba. There are also several dance numbers, with direction by Monica Bell, choreography by Barbara Hartwig and music direction by Steven Gross.

The students are:

* Shana Meyerand Myrtle Beach

* Ryan Shaefer Waterbury, Vt.

* Jonathan Natterstad Corpus Christi, Texas

* Emily Brockway Clemson

* Caleb Brannen Lake Butler, Fla.

* Matthew McCoy Jacksonville, Fla.

* Caleb Jernigan Lexington

* Meredith Gratton Columbia

* Robert Stetson Bristol, Vt.

* Sydney Hough Columbia

The show is a preview of the first New York Showcase at the York Theatre in Manhattan on April 2 and 3, an opportunity for the students to introduce themselves to other industry professionals.

For more information, call 843-349-6558.

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