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Musical Theatre Seniors

The Senior Showcase

Pictured Above: The Class of 2014 in Musical Theatre.

(top row) Katie Wesler, Jordan DeLeon, Adrienne Tang, Max Clayton, Jennifer Hickman, Kimber Sprawl, Blaine Krauss, Stephanie Park (middle row) Emily Schexnaydre, Julian Decker, Matt Hill, Catherine Helm, Dane Becker, Stephanie Cain, Collin Kessler, Erica Vlahinos (bottom row) Hannah Freeman, Connor Deane, Noah Ricketts

THE MUSICAL THEATRE EXPERIENCE at CCM is book-ended by showcases, a Freshman Showcase wich serves as a debut for the incoming class and a Senior Showcase which serves as a "Capstone" Experience. Each year the graduating class in Musical Theatre travels to New York to present a showcase for agents and casting directors. The work is created by the students themselves under faculty direction. The class selects a theme for the showcase, then blends musical numbers, narration and monologues into a cohesive whole. They create the musical arrangements, supply the choreography and staging, direct the scenes and are responsible for every aspect of the production.

The 2014 CCM Musical Theatre Showcase will be performed in Cincinnati at the Patricia Corbett Theatre on March 13 and 15, and in New York at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre on April 7.

Meet the Class of 2014 by clicking here.

For information about attending the 2014 Showcase, please contact Patti Hall at 513-556-5803 or hallpt@ucmail.uc.edu.

IN NEW YORK, the Senior Showcase is followed by a reception for alumni and industry representatives. The photographs below were taken at Showcase 2009.

New York Showcase

Lauren Kennedy, Pamela Myers

New York Showcase

Andrew Chappelle, Lisa Mindelle

New York Showcase

Liberty Cogen, James Lee Glatz

New York Showcase

Lee Roy Reams, Justin Scott Brown, Joe Medeiros

New York Showcase

Burns, Adams, Cates & Warren

New York Showcase

Garett Hawe, Kaitlyn Davidson

New York Showcase

Julie Spangler, Dana Domenick, Laura Hall

New York Showcase

Marla Mindelle, Steve Weiner

New York Showcase

Blakely Slaybaugh, Ashley Landroche

New York Showcase

Peter Filichia, Lisa Mindelle

The Freshman Showcase

EACH YEAR the freshman class in Musical Theatre creates a showcase under faculty direction. The class selects a theme for the showcase and then blends musical numbers, narration and monologues into a cohesive whole. They create the musical arrangements, supply the choreography and staging and are responsible for every aspect of the production.

In 2014, the showcase, Sparked, will be performed in the Cohen Family Studio Theatre on March 29 at 5:00 and 8:00 p.m.

Musical Theatre Freshman Class

The Freshman Class in Musical Theatre, 2013-2014

Karl Amundson, Kyra Christopher, Michelle Coben, Alec Cohen, Gary Cooper, Zachary Erhardt, Daniel Gettler, Louis Griffin, Kyle Ivey, Tyler Jent, Tyler Johnson-Campion, Brianna Latrash, Jackson Mattek, Hamilton Moore, Emily Morris, Jose Olivares, Kimberly Pine, Matthew Salvatore, Paul Schwensen, Tyler Sodoma, Shauna  Topian and Casey Wenger-Schulman

"The two best musical theatre programs in the country belong to the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and to the Boston Conservatory of Music. Each year, these schools’ industry showcases attract almost every agent and casting director in New York City. Their graduates probably have the highest employment percentage of any drama school, musical or otherwise, graduate or undergraduate."

K. Callan: The New York Agent Book

Meet Our Students
 
 
 

 

Intoducing
Our Alumni

Alton Fitzgerald White

Alton Fitzgerald White
Class of 1986

Brandon Bieber

Brandon Bieber
Class of 2007

Lauren Sprague

Lauren Sprague
Class of 2010

Dan Bogart

Dan Bogart
Class of 1999

Gina Valentine

Gina Valentine
Class of 1996

Matt Loehr

Matt Loehr

Claci Miller

Claci Miller
Class of 1997

Ben Magnuson

Ben Magnuson
Class of 2005

Erik Altemus

Erik Altemus
Class of 2009

Sarah Jane Everman

Sarah Jane Everman
Class of 2003

Stephanie Youell

Stephanie Youell
Class of 2002

Michael Gruber

Michael Gruber
Class of 1986

Peter Huck

Peter Huck
Class of 1999

 

 

Photo Credits

Top: Betsy Wolfe, Ashley Brown and Angel Reda in The Boys from Syracuse.