Southeastern Theatre presents regional festival showcase

Monday, February 15, 2016
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s theatre program will present a student showcase fund-raiser Feb. 20 in preparation for performing at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival later in the month.
    The fund-raiser performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Vonnie Borden Theatre. Minimum requested donation is $5.
    “Our guests will be treated to performances of the two musical numbers from ‘High and Mighty’ we will be performing at festival,” said Jim Winter, associate professor of theatre. Competition scenes, monologues, songs, and design will also be on display at the showcase.
    The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival will be held Feb. 24-27 at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. The Southeastern students will compete at the regional festival as a group as well as individuals in various categories.
    Twelve Southeastern students competing in the festival include: Kalee Broussard, Destrehan, senior in vocal performance; Chelsey Davis, Crown Point, senior business entrepreneurship major, Crown Point, Justin Davis, Greensburg, junior in marketing; Rachel Davis, Mandeville, junior vocal music education; Neal Eli, New Orleans, sophomore in business management; Anthony Gary, Gramercy, senior in general studies/ theatre; Misty Gros, Lafitte, senior, general studies/theatre; Michelle Guillot, Slidell senior in music; Provence Hatfield, Amite, senior vocal performance major; Jaimee Rome, Abita Springs, senior in English education; Natalia Timotina, Chisinau, Moldova, sophomore in piano performance; and Olivia Waguespack, Covington,  junior in general studies.
For more information, contact Southeastern Theatre at (985) 549-2115.

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