Hesston College performing arts to close year with music theatre showcase

Performing arts students in Hesston College’s Music Theatre Workshop will present a music theatre showcase at 7 p.m., Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, in the college’s Northlawn Studio Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, and attendees are encouraged to arrive early to ensure a seat.

Six students and three staff members will present scenes and songs from West Side Story, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Sweet Charity, 110 In the Shade, Edges, The Frogs, Plain and Fancy, I Love You Because, Whoop Dee Doo!, Chicago and A Chorus Line.

Music direction is provided by Hesston College voice instructor Matt Schloneger, direction by Hesston College theatre director Laura Kraybill, piano accompaniment by Hesston College music faculty member Ken Rodgers and choreography by Dannika Bielek, executive director of the Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts (Newton, Kan.).