Fall 2014 Music Theatre Ensemble present
WEST SIDE STORY
October 24 & 25 at 8 p.m.
October 26 at 2 p.m.
To view the making of West Side Story click on the following link: http://youtu.be/rjxWKL6jhC4
The State College of Florida Music Program will present WEST SIDE STORY on Friday, October 24, and Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m. in Neel Performing Arts Center on the SCF Bradenton Campus.
WEST SIDE STORY is based on a conception of JEROME ROBBINS, Book by ARTHUR LAURENTS, music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM.
The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments. The cast consists of SCF Music Theatre Ensemble Students, SCF Collegiate School students, SCF faculty and community volunteers. Music provided by a pit orchestra, comprised of SCF Instrumental students.
The Creative Team includes Melodie Dickerson, Director; Rex Willis, Music Director; Jan van Wart, Set Designer.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and will be available by calling the Neel Performing Arts Center Box Office at 941-752-5252. For more information, please call the Music Office at 941-752-5351.
WEST SIDE STORY is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019, Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 http://www.mtishows.com/
Music Theatre Ensemble (MUN1640) meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 to 11:53 a.m.; and Fall term Monday 6:30-9:30 p.m.
The SCF Music Theatre Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of quality musical productions using student performers. A fully staged production is presented each fall semester and is cast through open auditions. Instrumental students are also featured as members of the pit orchestra.Recent performances include "The Music Man," "The Children of Eden," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Into The Woods," "The Boy Friend," "Amahl and The Night Visitors," "Gondoliers," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and original work, "In Ybor City."
A Songs and Scenes format comprises the spring semester production with ample opportunities for students to direct and choreograph musical numbers.Any student interested in musical theater is encouraged to become a part of the cast and production team.
1 credit hour Requires additional performance time.
Contact Melodie Dickerson for an audition at 941-752-5580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information and audition packet contact: LouAnn Gregory, Music Program office, 941-752-5351 or email email@example.com.
Scholarships are available to all SCF students; you do not need to be a music major to be awarded a music ensemble scholarship.